About Me

About Me: Eleanor Nolan

My name is Eleanor Nolan. I am a sophomore at Dickinson College majoring in English with a minor in Medieval and Early Modern Studies. I work for the Dickinson College Archives and Special Collections. I am a student senator and the Spring 2023 Associate News Editor for The Dickinsonian, the Dickinson College newspaper.


Even a simple muffin recipe has an enormous amount of science involved.  Click here to learn the chemistry occurring in this muffin recipe. This recipe can be varied by using different leavening agents. Click here for a summary using different leavening agents.  (Clicking this link leads to an external website.  You will need to use …

Recipe at a Glance

Muffin Recipe at a Glance

Below is a Time and Activity Chart that summarizes the Muffin recipe.  This recipe uses baking powder as the leavening agent.  However, there are several choices you can use and each will have its own distinct flavor and texture.  See Muffin Recipe for more detailed information. Muffin Time and Activity Chart Printable version