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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 into an ovenproof casserole and heat on high in the microwave for two minutes per cup. Sauté finely chopped fresh mushrooms wi...  Continue Reading


30 Sep

Beet and Carrot Cake

  I love October! The colours in my home reflect the colours outside. Whenever I look at our Saskatchewan riverbank in autumn, I am reminded of my late aunt’s delicious beet-carrot cake. There are many ways to enjoy beets and carrots, but they are most versatile when grated. If you are going to grate vegetables, grate extra...  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