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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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Healthy Muffins

by Millie Bentley Greetings. In observance of good nutrition, daughter-in-law Nancy gave me this recipe for some really good, healthy muffins. You might like to try these as a fast breakfast treat when you run […]

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Sweet Coconut Bars

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Hope you all had a wonderful week. The following recipe was one I used many years ago when a group of used to come together bringing a dessert, usually cookies, and […]

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Angel Dinner Rolls

by Millie Bentley Greetings. These rolls are a family holiday tradition at the home of Corby and Nancy Cross. She says, “You make these the night before, roll them out the next morning when you […]

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Pumpkin Cobber

by Millie Bentley Here’s a pumpkin, ‘not a pie’, recipe for you. I made this for Christmas (and Thanksgiving) a few years back and it was such a hit that a lot of folks wanted […]

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Holiday Cranberry Salad

by Millie Bentley Greetings and Happy Thanksgiving to all you wonderful folks. Here is a recipe that was submitted by Diana Gamez. Her mother Lynn (Lupson) Green lived in Bethel from about 1990 through 1994. […]

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Parmesan Chicken Linguini

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here’s a recipe that I obtained from Barb Long, a nurse at Providence Hospital back in 2001. It will hit the spot. Barb Long’s Chicken Linguini 1 tablespoon butter or olive […]

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Millie’s Kitchen Korner

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This week’s recipe comes to us courtesy of Christine Hippler. This is a delicious pie recipe. It’s easy to make and so good to eat; also unusual in that it isn’t […]

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Cottage Cheese Pancakes

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a good recipe from one of our B&B guests, who years ago was a speech therapist from western Montana. Linda worked in Alaska for more than 20 years. While […]

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Chocolate Chocolate Cookies

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I was craving the taste of chocolate and found a terrific cookie recipe that is “healthy”, low-fat, low-carb from my UNBELIEVABLE DESSERTS WITH SPLENDA by Marlene Koch. This fits the bill. […]

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Buffalo Wings to stampede for

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here’s a favorite of my grandson Jack’s, Buffalo Wings. Back when he was 10 he was disappointed to learn that buffalo wings do not come from buffaloes. So I had to […]

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Broccoli Curry Meat

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a great moose recipe from Teddy Wintersteen’s kitchen. “Here is a variation on that curried moose idea, with a few more spices and some broccoli,” says Teddi. “This recipe […]

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Hot Cranberry Punch

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a recipe from Teddy Wintersteen, she shared it with us many years ago during the holidays. It is so delicious that it is worth a repeat in time for […]

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Vegetarian Chili

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Cooler temps calls for some heavy-duty soup but it looks like this week is going to be warm. The forecast is calling for 70 degree weather in Bethel! But when that […]

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Tortilla Casserole and Mexican Rice

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here’s a good recipe to serve with a salad for a simple lunch, or as a side dish when you are serving fajitas and Mexican rice. Tortilla Casserole 1 onion, chopped […]

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Meatballs in Sweet & Sour Sauce

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here’s a good one, Meat Balls in Sweet-Sour Sauce, to have in your repertoire. This may be used for a small dinner for four served over steamed rice; expanded to serve […]

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Delicious Salmonberry Pie

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Here is a delicious recipe for you that you can make using those wonderful salmonberries if you have any in the freezer. Grandma Re prepared the pie and the rest of […]

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Smoked Salmon Corncakes

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here’s a recipe that combines two favorite things – corn and smoked salmon. These can be served as appetizers or as the main course of a small meal. Enjoy! Smoked Salmon […]

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Southern-style potato salad

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Happy belated 4th of July. Here’s Mom’s recipe for potato salad, Southern style. She never followed recipes, so all the measurements are approximate. Adjust to suit your own needs. Mom’s Potato […]

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Tropical Pineapple Pork Adobo

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Daylight hours are increasing and it won’t be long before spring is here to stay. Here is a recipe for Pineapple Pork Adobo that is really good to go along with […]

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Salt & Pepper Shrimp

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is some food to warm the tummy. I came across this recipe and it was so good I thought I’d share it with you. It’s for two servings only, but […]

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Oven Barbecued Brisket

by Millie Bentley Greetings. For those of you who can’t wait to fire up the barby or those of you who, like me, do not have access to a barbecue here’s a great recipe for […]

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Sweet and Sour Meatball Soup

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Time for a crowd-favorite recipe. The recipe calls for ground pork – not breakfast sausage, just plain ground pork. (Any leftover fresh ground pork is really good in Pansit a dish […]

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Slow Cooker Pork Chops

by Millie Bentley Greetings. So how are you folks doing with your New Year’s Resolutions? For those of you who want to start a new lifestyle, the low carbohydrate diet popularized years ago by Dr. […]

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Holiday Mincemeat Pie

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Christmas will soon be here and our minds have been on holiday cooking. When we were kids, mom used to make wonderful pies, including real mincemeat pie. We didn’t much like […]

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Delectable Peach Cobbler

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I hope you all had a nice and relaxing Thanksgiving week. Leftovers are so good, even the day after Thanksgiving. To the kitchen. Years ago Bisquick used to be a staple […]

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Thanksgiving Blueberry Crumble Pie

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I was reading an article containing several berry recipes and noted that the author stated many other berries not usually found in your run-of-the-mill grocery stores can be used in most […]

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Scrumptious Carrot Cake

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Twenty-eight years ago, 6/27/91, the first Kitchen Korner was published. The first recipe from Lynn (then Lupson) Green was a favorite at Glacier Bay Lodge for the two years she and […]

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Crispy Chicken Thighs

by Millie Bentley Greetings. To the kitchen. This week we have a very simple recipe for chicken. Thighs are one of my favorite chicken parts and I usually cook the skinless, boneless variety. So here’s […]

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Southwest Chicken Soup in Crockpot

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Soup weather. I’m going to haul out the crockpot and make this wonderful soup recipe given to me by a lovely neighbor in Palm Desert. She moved to an assisted living […]

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Meyer Lemon Pound Cake

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This a recipe Papa Jack sent me that calls for Meyer lemons. They always remind me of Spring – maybe because of their bright color. Meyer lemons are a cross between […]

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Turkey with Cornbread Dressing

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here are the recipes for gravy and dressing that I’ve used with our Thanksgiving turkeys. Along with it is a little something written by my son Geoff. I hope you like […]

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California Goulash with Dumplings

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This week’s recipe is a twist on one of my old favorites – goulash. What I like about goulash is that one can throw together almost anything, sprinkle it with a […]

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Classic Coleslaw

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Digging through my disorganized files I came across this winner – a classic coleslaw. The coleslaw makes about 12 to 15 servings and, since it contains mayonnaise, must be kept on […]

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Pork Chops with Onion Gravy

by Millie Bentley Greetings. We need lots of recipes for folks with diabetes. Because lots of folks have diabetes. Most recipes can be modified to fit a diabetic “diet”. One must avoid, or use sparingly, […]

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Clara’s Moose Curry

by Millie Bentley Greetings. It’s that time of year again when calls start coming in for “…that recipe for moose curry. You know, that really good, really simple recipe?” Yes, I know exactly the recipe […]

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King Ranch Chicken

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I thought of a chicken casserole I had on a trip I made to Chico one Fall. Can’t remember the name of the restaurant, but it was off Interstate 5 somewhere […]

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Morning Glory Muffins

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Some years ago we had published a recipe for morning glory muffins. These were simple yet very delicious muffins that one could make and enjoy immediately on the baking day or […]

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Margaret’s Salmon Pie

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is another salmon recipe. Can you take it? Actually this was published in 1992 and 2000, but I thought it should be published again. It’s Margaret Eubank’s recipe that she […]

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Salmonberry Rhubarb Cake

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Some folks have asked about salmonberry recipes and I’ve searched without success for my salmonberry pie recipe. I did, however, find the following two previously published recipes which are quite good. […]

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Hamburgers with Secret Sauce

by Millie Bentley Greetings. A while ago some gentleman came up to Ryan Martin at the B&B and asked him about hamburgers in Bethel. He said he really loved big Macs and wondered if we […]

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Barbecue Baked Beans

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Hope you are enjoying the cooler weather. Here’s a recipe for some nice barbecue baked beans which includes some ground beef. This recipe makes 20 servings, but can be cut in […]

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Blueberry Ginger Muffins

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Last week we were supposed to publish a recipe for blueberry pie with cream cheese. However, we were not able to find it so we’ll keep looking. Meanwhile here’s a recipe […]

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Tasty Salmon Burgers

by Millie Bentley Greetings. It’s pleasant to think about all the salmon that have been swimming up the river. Here’s a tasty recipe to try for your leftover baked salmon, if you have any leftover! […]

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Fry Sauce

by Millie Bentley Greetings. When I was in Anchorage at the assisted living house, one of the people there from Idaho told me of a sauce that used to be served there with French fries. […]

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Blackened Bethel Salmon a la Stevens

by Millie Bentley Bethel is so beautiful at this time of year, isn’t it? “Depends on where you look!”, one person replied. But isn’t that true of any place? “Depends on whose doing the looking,” […]

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Rhubarb Pickles

by Millie Bentley Greetings from Southern California. It has been a long time since I’ve talked to you. Most of you know that in October of 2017 I broke my leg and was medevaced to […]

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Iced Pineapple Squares

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I know many of you love to do a little something special for your family and your sweetie, so I picked out this recipe as a choice you may want to […]

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Pork Pizzaiola

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a pork dish made by a recipe I found in the dentist’s office in a magazine called “Family Fun”. (And, no, I didn’t rip it out of the magazine; […]

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Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

by Millie Bentley Greetings. My friend Ima sent me this recipe that would be super for any get together. I think she got it off the internet and she said it was terrific. I confess […]

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Jimmy Dean Pasta Supper

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This week’s column is from when I was down in Palm Desert and Borrego Springs when my dear sister Bette and I cooked up a pasta supper using a recipe that […]

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Comforting Carrot Bread

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a comfort food recipe. This sweet carrot bread recipe was in the local newspaper in California back in 2007, how time flies. It is a good one. It makes […]

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Fried Buttermilk Scones

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I’m always on the lookout for good fry bread. So many of you folks out there make wonderful varieties. Meanwhile here is a recipe for fried scones which are mighty tasty […]

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Spinach Potato Salad

by Millie Bentley G reetings. Here’s a tasty recipe to go along with your barbecue if you are planning on grilling. It is a little bit different, but very good. Spinach Potato Salad 4 pounds […]

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Blueberries Breakfast Bread

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I hope you will like this recipe that calls for those blueberries still in freezer, if you have any. Amanda Galliher who used to work at the Bethel Police Department as […]

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Salmon Casserole

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Do you have any frozen salmon still in your freezer? Or what about that can sitting on the shelf? Until we can get that first fish from the river this summer, […]

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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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Moose Chili and Beans

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a nice dish to warm your innards. I looked around for some really good wild game recipes and found one that’s pretty easy as well as delicious. It has […]

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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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Tasty Tater Cakes

by Millie Bentley Greetings. My mother did not like leftovers; she almost always made just enough food to fill us up with no leftovers. (One of the reasons for that is she probably didn’t have […]

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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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Gussak Agudaq

by Millie Bentley Greetings and Merry Christmas! Let’s go straight to the kitchen. I want to give you my version of that ice cream you folks know how to make and love. I don’t even […]

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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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Thanksgiving Pecan Pie

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Thanksgiving is here so I thought I’d publish a good dessert recipe. One of my favorites is pecan pie and one of my favorite crust recipes is one given to me […]

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Spicy Cornbread

by Millie Bentley Greetings. November 11th was Veterans Day. I wish to thank all the men and women who are serving, and have served, in the Armed Forces of our country. That’s why we celebrate […]

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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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Tuna Tango

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Did you ever notice that recipes found in magazines, cookbooks, online and in newspapers these days are so fancy that it stretches your imagination when you try to figure out how […]

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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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Golden Salmon Cakes

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Let’s go straight to the kitchen for this recipe. For those of you who have some leftover salmon and you love fish cakes, here is an easy recipe for salmon cakes. […]

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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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Tundra Blueberry Bars

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here’s a recipe using the wonderful Tundra blueberries that are now ripe. No, the thing is to enjoy a treat like this once in a while IN MODERATION. If I could […]

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Blueberry Kuchen

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Many years ago Jack Martin (Papa Jack) and I visited his mother, Molly, in Greeley, Colorado. We had a great time and had the privilege of meeting Molly’s mother in Windsor, […]

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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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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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Smoked Salmon Dip

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Back a couple years a gentleman from one of the nearby villages called me a while back to discuss the use of salmon in various ways – in soup, dips, etc. […]

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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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Fruity Oatmeal

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Mornings are somewhat chilly this spring so a nice warm bowl of oatmeal feels good. Tastes good, too! Sometimes one doesn’t have time (or want to take the time) to make […]

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Rhubarb Crunch

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This is a nice rhubarb recipe that you can make and the great thing about it is that you can substitute the rhubarb for berries. You can adjust the sugar depending […]

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Chili Egg Puff

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a nice egg casserole for a weekend breakfast or brunch. Or maybe for your company’s lunch potluck. This recipe comes from Jim Scarff of Chico, CA. It can easily […]

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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 […]