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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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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 […]

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Much ado about meatloaf

by Millie Bentley Greetings. My mom was an excellent down home cook. I told her one time that I missed her cooking; she replied, “Well, I miss a lot of things now and then, but […]

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Delectable Shrimp and Pasta

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This week I will share a tomato sauce recipe that I use often. Sometimes I simply add vegetables to the sauce for a hearty main dish. For this recipe I am […]

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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 Pecan Pie Bars

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This recipe is one that I found on a mailer. The mailer found its way into the trash, but rescued when I looked down and saw a picture of these bars […]

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Crockpot Italian Roast

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here’s a recipe that you and your family will enjoy. Having (and using) a crock pot enables one to stay away all day and return home to a ready-to-eat meal. Crock […]

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Spicy Shrimp Salad

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I found this delicious recipe when organizing my recipes and thought that you might like making it for a potluck or if you wanted to try something different. It is so […]

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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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Cranberry Pecan Bread

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This week we have a recipe using either fresh or frozen cranberries that I found among some of my mom’s old recipe files. I really love my mom and am so […]

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Pumpkin Cake Dessert

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a tasty dessert that guests have said was better than pumpkin pie. It is a recipe from my friend Marie. It meets our KISS criteria – Keep It Simple […]

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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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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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Salmon Brunch Frittata

by Millie Bentley Greetings. I hope you had a restful Labor Day weekend. We always enjoy the extra day of rest. To the kitchen! Here is a nice recipe for salmon that you can make […]

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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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Tasty Chicken Adobo

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This nice cool rainy weather calls for some nice warm dishes to heat up the little bodies who still think 60˚F is a cold day. I once made chicken adobo at […]

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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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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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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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Spicy Rice Pilaf

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This is a rice pilaf recipe worth keeping. It is from Teddy Wintersteen’s wonderful recipe collection – she sent it to me back in 1997. It comes from the Taste of […]

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Deep Fried Fish

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a recipe that you can use with salmon, halibut, whitefish, etc. I used this particular recipe for years on just about any kind of fish, but haven’t deep fried […]

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Javanese Chicken

by Millie Bentley Greetings. This recipe comes from my friend Karen from Chico, CA. She is the mother of four and she loves to cook. Karen’s recipe is fast, nutritious and delicious which is what […]

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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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Gingered Salmon

by Millie Bentley Greetings. While I was “fishing” for a recipe I remembered this old but very good one from a lady named Kate. She was with the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. Kate […]

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Tasty Salmon Patties

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a recipe to use up your leftover baked salmon that you can eat with tartar sauce. Even the kids will love it, it is heavenly! Salmon Patties 1 pound […]

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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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Greek Potato Salad

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Have you ever been invited to a potluck but don’t know what to bring? Here is a nice potato salad recipe that you can make that goes good with any moose […]

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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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Nutty Kung Pao Chicken

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Do you like Kung Pao Chicken? Well, here’s a recipe that came about from a storm that left our B&B guests stranded for a few days. It’s a long story but […]

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Delicious crock pot beans

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a quick and easy dish for a potluck or a picnic if you have a little bit of time to plan ahead and make it. It comes from an […]

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Rich and moist Banana Bread

by Millie Bentley Greetings. Here is a recipe that you can make if you have any of those overripe bananas. It is my favorite – more moist and richer. It calls for sour cream and […]

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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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Delicious Potato Pancakes

by Millie Bentley Greetings! Have you ever had mashed potatoes left over from a feast or meal? Here is a recipe that you can use to make potato pancakes like mom used to make with […]

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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 […]