Can you keep a secret? No? Even better — because the secret to making English muffins is too good to keep to yourself.
Fans of “Downton Abbey” know all about secrets, of course, but here’s a curious one: In England, these breakfast standbys are known simply as, well, muffins. It’s only here in the United States that they gain the “English” adjective. Think of it as yet another adjustment Lady Grantham had to make.