The Muffin Timeline, and other Supplements

December 12, 2012
By Holly Jennings

It’s the height of the holiday baking season. That usually means sweet indulgences. No complaints there, but sometimes not everything should be sweet. Take the American muffin. It’s gone on a sugar binge that mirrors the American waistline.

After wondering what happened to the muffin of not THAT long ago, the muffin of the last century, actually, I did some research and wrote this story, which was published in the Boston Globe today: “Whatever Happened to the Great American Muffin?”

And here, available to DCCC readers only, are two supplements to the story: 1) The Muffin Timeline and 2) an insider look at (more…)