Original Thomas English Muffin Oven found in Manhattan Apartment


In New York City, where buildings may have layer upon layer of construction dating back generations, it seems that behind any wall there could be tucked a bit of history — a tomb, a hidden staircase, a lost library — or something else. Mike Kinnane and Kerry McInerney peeked behind their basement wall and found an oven. A very old oven. And it belonged to a very well-known baker.

Do You Know the Muffin Man Was on West 20th Street? – New York Times

One Response to Original Thomas English Muffin Oven found in Manhattan Apartment

  1. Booklyn says:

    Um, doesn’t the muffin in the illustration look more precisely knife-cut than fork-split or hand-torn? No nooks and crannies there!

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