26 Feb

Oven-Baked Rice Medley

Preheat oven to 350°F Try this oven-baked rice recipe. It bakes in 30 minutes at 350°F, so it is ready in the time it takes to rest and carve a roast.  Pour two cups of good quality chicken broth (I prefer Campbell’s Stock First) into an ovenproof casserole and heat on high in the microwave for two minutes per cup. Saut...  Continue Reading

24 Oct

Oven-Baked Pinto Bean Salad

  We enjoy a good tailgate party. For us, that means planning a simple menu that can be enjoyed outdoors and served from the back of a truck. The long handled roasting forks must be polished. The birch wood must be ready to light in the firepit, and lawn chairs must be plentiful. Of course, a selection of fireworks, better ...  Continue Reading

18 Mar

Tea Party Toast Cups

Preheat oven to 350°F Crispy tiny toast cups are delicious with almost any filling and can be made from your choice of bread (even gluten free). Children and adults will enjoy creating new taste combinations.      To Make Toast Cups: Select sandwich style loaves of bread. Each slice of bread will provide you with four t...  Continue Reading