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18 Mar

Canada's First TV Celebrity Chef?

Madame Benoit was a household name during my childhood and my early married years. She was born in March of 1904 (111 years ago this month), and she contributed, in my opinion, to our sense of Canadian culture.  She stood for family values, proper nutrition, and good agriculture. She delighted in preparing, tasting, and sharin...  Continue Reading

16 Mar

Madame Benoit's Carrot Oatmeal Cookies

I refer to these delicious, nutritious cookies as breakfast cookies. They don't crumble when eaten, so they make perfect treats to enjoy in the car. They keep, for a few days, in a tin, and they freeze well. This Carrot Oatmeal Cookie recipe was the first one I tested from Madame Benoit Cooks at Home back in 1982. Madame Be...  Continue Reading