Recipe: Lemon-Blueberry Tea Muffins

With the stores filled with reasonably priced blueberries and the local blueberry patches getting ready to open for picking, it is time to look for the best blueberry recipes. This recipe is the best blueberry muffin recipe ever. In fact, when I was the project manager for the state of Minnesota’s Blue Book I included it in this state archive. After all, the Blueberry Muffin is Minnesota’s official state muffin. I bet it is still the recipe they use in this publication.

The lemon flavoring and the whipped egg whites give this muffin a lightness that you just will not find in other muffin recipes. I hope you enjoy this recipe and get out and support your local growers and pick some berries!

The Swedish Farmer's Daughter

Originally there were three Lutheran churches in my hometown of Grove City, Minnesota, a town of just over 500 people.  There was-First Lutheran (Swedes) , Emmanuel Lutheran (Norwegians)  and Arndahl Lutheran (South of towners).

As a rule our church did not associate with the other two Lutheran Churches.  Emmanual because they were Norwegians and Arndahl because they were south of towners and may have been Norwegian. According to my dad, no one from north of town knew what to expect from folks who lived south of town or Norwegians so it was best just to leave them be.  Therefore, we were to take an example from the animals in Noah’s ark and stick with our own kind. In all seriousness, this was all done in good fun as should any family need assistance all of us neighbors showed up regardless of church or any other affiliation. The care of neighbors…

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