My high school required all students take a class called “Life Skills,” which replaced Home Economics with lessons in checkbook-balancing, button hole-mending, and entry-level cooking.
Paramount to the life skills curriculum was a blueberry muffin recipe that we had to perform as part of the quarter final. Why? Muffin-making is an essential baking lesson. With a short ingredient list and only a few key steps, it’s a simple recipe that works for a basic breakfast, a celebratory office treat, or even an improvised dinner roll. Here’s the most basic muffin recipe — one to know by heart.
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