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Carmel Walnut Bars

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Without any further ado let’s go to the kitchen and make some nice, comforting, low-calorie, low-carb cookie-like bars. (Comforting? Yes. Low-calorie/carb? No. Good? Yes!) Carmel Walnut Bars 2 cups flour ½ […]

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Breakfast Casserole Deluxe

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This week we have a recipe from Denise Thulin. Denise lived in Bethel for a number of years and cooked breakfast at the B&B. Her recipe is a breakfast entrée that […]

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Roasted Salmon with Greek Yogurt Sauce

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a different way to prepare your salmon if you are looking to tickle your taste buds. This recipe will fill the bill once or twice. A nice feature is […]

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Slow Cooker Pot Roast

by Millie Bentley Greetings. One great piece of kitchen equipment to use when making one (or several) of these hearty meals is a slow cooker, or crock pot. They’re just wonderful to have when you […]

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Apple Cranberry Coffee Cake

by Millie Bentley Greetings! I would like to share a really good coffee cake recipe that I have. It has, in the past, received rave reviews from folks. (Rave reviews are when every last crumb […]

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Holiday Breakfast Casserole

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a holiday breakfast recipe for December. It was originally published as a recipe to make for Easter morning, but I thought it could also be used for Christmas. I […]

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Grandma Jensen’s Sour Cream Pound Cake

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This pound cake comes from Patty Olmstead’s family recipes. She shared a lot of recipes with us and here’s one of my favorites. It comes from her Grandma Jensen, which, according […]

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Jimmy Dean Savory Cupcakes

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Coming up with recipes for Bethel and the Delta is tricky. For one thing we don’t have access to a full range of ingredients – especially fresh produce – and folks […]

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Moose Chili and Potato Dumplings

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Fall weather is upon us and so let us get to the kitchen for this recipe that can be used with ground moose. I came across a recipe I’d clipped and […]

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Ryan’s Moose/Caribou Stew

by Millie Bentley Greetings. How time flies! I was searching for a moose stew recipe when I came across a recipe my grandson Ryan made in 1998. 1998!! That was twenty years ago. My son […]

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Caribou Stew in the Crock Pot

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Now is a good time for a crock pot recipe. When I first experienced the joy of crock pot cooking I lived in La Honda, California – an hour drive home […]

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Delicious Blueberry Crumble

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Can you take one more blueberry recipe? I heard that blueberries are abundant in the Bethel area this year. Here’s a delicious recipe to use for those berries. You can use […]

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Baked Samon with Orange Sauce

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Hope you’re all enjoying this summer weather. I hope you had a good fishing season so far. If you’re still having a yen for salmon, here’s a nice easy, delicious recipe. […]

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Salmonberry Rhubarb Cake

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Salmon berries are soon to be ripe so here are two delicious recipes from my files that were given to me by my friend Connie. They are very good. Salmonberry Rhubarb […]

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Soy Ginger Salmon Steaks & Roasted Salmon

by Millie Bentley Greetings. It is the season for fish. Here are two salmon recipes to help out. Salmon Steaks with Soy and Ginger 4 salmon steaks (6 oz.) 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon […]

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Prize winning Smoked Salmon

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Most folks are in the midst of gathering and storing food for winter – drying fish. A busy time. Always reminds me that I need to share Joe Newhouse’s recipe for […]

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Slow Cooker Curried Chicken

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I really like crockpots or slow cookers as they’re properly called now. They were very popular in the late 60’s but fell from grace. Now they’re popular again. For good reason. […]

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Black Bean Soup ala Jacques

by Millie Bentley Greetings! One of my very favorites for when you need something healthy and good is Jacques Pepin’s black bean soup. I found this recipe in an old issue of Food and Wine. […]

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Delicious Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a recipe that my mom loved. My mother used to bake fruit pies and scoop out a piece right after they were removed from the oven; she would smother […]

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Peach Shortbread Bars

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here’s a terrific recipe for bar cookies that’s not only delicious, but easy to make as well. And the ingredients are readily available. Peach Shortbread Bars 2 cups flour ½ cup […]

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Tasty Quick Chocolate Cake

by Millie Bentley Greetings. My friend Katie from Bemidji, Minn. shared this recipe with us back in 2000. Back then she was a newcomer to Bethel. She is also a really good cook. She made […]

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Sweet Berry Blueberry Cobbler

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a recipe that will bring on thoughts of sunshine and fish camp. It calls for tundra blueberries but you can also substitute raspberries or blackberries or other fruit without […]

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Traditional Harvest Bar Delight

by Millie Bentley Greetings. My friend Nancy Cross sent me this recipe. She makes it for the holidays and here are her comments: “Here is a recipe that my mother used every holiday season the […]

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Out of the Blue Coconut Chicken

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Do you have friends with whom you don’t communicate for months or years at a stretch? But when you do it’s as though you spoke only yesterday? I have three or […]

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Aunt Ona’s South Carolina Sweet Potato Pie

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Merry Christmas to all of you. I hope your day will be filled with love, friendship and happiness. Being with family during the holidays is very important to all of us, […]

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Mexican Chicken Salad

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a quick, easy recipe that meets our KISS (Keep it Simple, Sweetheart) criteria. Diana Gamez, a friend in Anchorage who has contributed before, suggested it. She found the recipe […]

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Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and now Christmas is just around the corner. There are so many good dishes to think about for the big feast including this dessert […]

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Parmesan Italian Baked Chicken

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here’s a blast from the past – Baked Parmesan Italian Chicken. This dish is what I made for the boyos, served with spaghettini or angel hair pasta. The parmesan cheese gives […]

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Spicy Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This recipe comes from the Greaseless Gourmet George Pool. He came to the B&B back in 2001 and threw a dinner party to demonstrate his new greaseless and waterless cookware. Yum! […]

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Swiss Steak in the Crockpot

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I hope you are all doing good. This recipe calls for a slow cooker, which can come in handy during one of your buys days – just assemble the ingredients, toss […]

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The salad that eats like a meal

by Millie Bentley Greetings. One of my favorite meals is a simple salad made by Diana Gamez. It’s a meal in itself and is best prepared ahead of time. So if you have a busy […]

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Cinnamon chili rub keeps is simple, sweetheart

by Millie Bentley Greetings. On one of my trips to La Jolla I found a recipe for cinnamon-chili dry rub for meat or seafood in a spice/herb catalogue called Penzy’s Limited. The first time I […]

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Seafood Supreme

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This recipe comes from Grandma Shirley Schanke. Grandma Shirley has visited Bethel before and she is a terrific cook. She shared this tasty dish with us that you will love. It […]

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Pan Fried Moose Steaks

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a delicious and easy recipe that you can make with some moose steaks just in time for moose hunting season. The original recipe calls for ribeye, but you can […]

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A Tropical Dish to delight your taste buds

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Last week we published a chicken adobo recipe, I love chicken adobo – makes my mouth water to think of it – yum! I thought the Philippine dish “Adobo” was always […]

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Tundra Blueberry Buckle

by Millie Bentley Greetings. What to do with all those beautiful blueberries that folks have been picking this summer besides putting them in akutaq, of course. You can make this delightful dessert which was prepared […]

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Simply delicious Crazy Cake

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Can you believe how hot it was last week? It was 80˚F last Sunday. We are due for some cooler weather this week, thank goodness. Here is a cake recipe for […]

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Lemony Friendship Bread

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This recipe comes from an old friend Bert Monfort. She stayed with us here at the B&B many years ago and was impressed with the friendship bread that we served (especially […]

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Double Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is one of my favorite recipes for chocolate chip cookies. While looking for a cookie recipe, I discovered that I actually have several favorites that uses chocolate chips. The advent […]

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Lemony Baked Halibut

by Millie Bentley Greetings. The best ways to cook fish are the simplest ways, but sometimes we want something different or a little more ‘fancy’. What about halibut? Folks up and down the coast have […]

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Healthy muffins won’t leave you hungry

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Here is a recipe for Light Morning Sunshine Muffins. These are packed with flavor and have only about 200 calories and six grams of fat. If you want to freeze what […]

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Salmon Pie that will thrill your taste buds

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is another salmon recipe to follow last week’s that you will like. It’s not like the Russian salmon pie, more like chicken pot pie. I don’t know where the recipe […]

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A Tasty Treat from the Banana Belt

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Happy Kuskowim break-up! This calls for a nice punch recipe that you can serve at your graduation parties or your spring get-togethers. It is a nice way to use up some […]

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Conni’s 5-Yum Summer Pie

by Millie Bentley Greetings! How does strawberry-rhubarb pie sound? It sounds great right about now. My sister-in-law Conni Bentley is a terrific baker and maker of desserts extraordinaire. Here is her recipe for Strawberry-Rhubarb Streusel […]

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Let us eat Blueberry Cake

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Here is a Bethel-inspired recipe for Blueberry Cake from my friend Connie. You can use the tundra berries you have in the freezer if you have any left. It is well-worth […]

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Feeling crabby? Try this for breakfast

by Millie Bentley Greetings from beautiful downtown Bethel. This week I have a recipe that I came up with that you can make for breakfast or brunch. I first made it when I had more […]

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A tasty treat with a twist

by Millie Bentley Greetings. What a weekend of basketball throughout the delta. I hope everyone enjoyed cheering for their teams and got home safely. Here’s a treat that you can make for your ball players. […]

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A Ginger dish that tastes great

by Millie Bentley Greetings. When things get stressful I’ve turned to my old home remedy, ginger, to keep a calm stomach. No kidding! And the best thing is, not only is it good for you, […]

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Gram’s Homemade Sourdough

Here is a recipe for sourdough pancakes just like Gram makes that you can also learn how to make. Our grandmothers never used measuring cups or spoons so this recipe will make it easier for […]

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A Chocolate Cake recipe too easy to believe

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Congratulations to all the mushers who raced this past weekend. Yikes! It was so cold! Hopefully it will warm up a bit. To the kitchen. Here’s a cake recipe from Helen […]

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A Supreme Seafood Dish

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Happy K300 week. I hope everyone will enjoy the race festivities. In celebration of this event, I have another good recipe for you. It’s a recipe called Supreme Seafood from Grandma […]

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Where are the real people?

by Millie Bentley Greetings! What gorgeous weather we’ve been having here in Bethel for the past few days! Daylight hours are increasing and it won’t be long before spring is here to stay. Here is […]