Then when we moved away to college, I was determined that he could "get over" his allergies. I urged him to eat a little bit at a time. Deal with the discomfort and eventually be able to eat out without carrying an epinephrine pen with us. And it worked. *Knock on wood!*
In all seriousness, I would much rather cook for someone who can enjoy it than have it all to myself.
STRAWBERRY MUFFINS (yields 1 dozen)
Recipe adapted from Ina Garten
1 1/2 c. flour
1/2 Tbsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1 Tbsp. cinnamon
1/2 c. + 2 Tbsp. milk
1/4 lb. (1 stick) butter, melted
1 c. strawberries, diced
3/4 c. sugar
1. Combine dry ingredients in a bowl. Set aside.
2. Combine milk, egg, and butter. Pour into a well created in the center of the dry ingredients. Mix until just combined.
3. Stir in strawberries and sugar.
4. Pour batter into paper-lined muffin tins. Bake at 375˚ for 20-25 minutes.