Malt-o-meal and blogging friends

Just a quick reminder you have until midnight tonight to add a comment to be entered into the TCHO giveaway, just go comment here.

Ok onto awesome blogger friends! Awhile back Megan of Megan's Cookin posted about these healthy maple and brown sugar magic muffins! Anything with healthy in the title always catches my eye so I immediately printed the recipe out. There was only one problem... it called for maple brown sugar malt-o-meal... huh? I asked Megan and she said to look near the oatmeal at the market. So off I go to wegmans who normally has everything... nothing... no plain malt-o-meal, no maple brown sugar malt-o-meal, nothing! I asked at the info desk and they had no idea what I was talking about. Totally bummed I reported back to Megan that malt-o-meal didn't seem to exist in the north east. Without hesitation she asked for my address so she could send me a box!!! Seriously??? How cool is that!!! Megan rocks!!

look how tall these muffins came out!

The box made it in one piece and was wafting a wonderful maple smell when I picked it up off my front step. I knew these muffins were going to be good! I described the muffins to John and he wasn't convinced, but I made them anyway over at his house :) Needless to say he munched away on one, finished, and said "you can make those anytime you want!" Score! The muffins have a corn meal like texture to them, are oh so crisp on the outside, and soft and tender in the middle. For the recipe head over to Megan's cookin, here.

As a thank you for Megan I sent her something you can only find up around Rochester.... sponge candy! It's a treat only made during the winter here (wait isn't that all the time?) and most people have never heard of it. (I hadn't until I moved here!) You can see it over at her blog here. Her family loved it, which made me very happy to hear :) Thank you again Megan!!!

And to continue the fun blogger friends theme, come back tomorrow to hear about some fantastic bunnies!! AND learn who won the TCHO giveaway!

8 chews:

Meg said...

I love Malt-o-Meal! I haven't had it in a long time!

Reeni♥ said...

What a sweet story!!

Megan said...

I'm so glad you liked the muffins. This was a fun swap and I thank you! Blogging friends do rock!!! Thanks for being one of mine.

Kelly said...

I go to school about a mile from the Malt-O-Meal factory, so I feel obligated to try this recipe! How fun. :)

zlamushka said...

:-) cute story. If that muffin falls off the table, I ll be the first one to catch it :-)

Anonymous said...

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zlamushka said...

:-) cute story. If that muffin falls off the table, I ll be the first one to catch it :-)

Kelly said...

I go to school about a mile from the Malt-O-Meal factory, so I feel obligated to try this recipe! How fun. :)

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