#251 – Chicken and Wild Rice Bake & Pumpkin Cake Dessert

Consolidated Cooking Crave on Consolidated Channel 18

hosted by Laverne Diede & Rhonda Fitterer

Chicken and Wild Rice Bake

3 cups water
1 cup uncooked wild rice
2 1/2 tsp. salt, divided
1/4 cup butter, cubed
1 lb. sliced fresh mushrooms
1 medium onion, chopped
3 cups diced cooked chicken
1 jar (2 oz.) chopped pimiento, drained
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
3/4 cup slivered almonds

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil; stir in rice and 1 teaspoon salt. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until kernels have puffed open, 45-50 minutes. Drain any excess water. In a 6-quart stockpot, heat butter over medium-high heat; sauté mushrooms and onion 5 minutes. Stir in rice, chicken, pimiento, parsley, pepper, broth, cream and remaining salt. Transfer to a 3-quart or 13×9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese and almonds. Bake uncovered, until heated through, 50-60 minutes.

Pumpkin Cake Dessert

1 yellow cake mix, reserve 1 cup
1 egg
1/2 cup softened butter

1 cupcake mix
1/4 cup soft butter
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans

2 cups pumpkin pie mix
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup evaporated milk
2 eggs
2 1/2 tsp. cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix crust ingredients and pat into a 9×13-inch cake pan. Combine filling ingredients in a large mixing bowl; mix well. Pour over crust. In a separate bowl, combine 1 cup cake mix and soft butter until crumbly; stir in nuts. Sprinkle over pumpkin. Bake for 50-60 minutes until toothpick comes out clean. Serve warm or cold with ice cream or whipped cream.


More Posts

Consolidated Scam Alert Header

SCAM Calls from Consolidated

We are getting reports from customers that are receiving calls from “483-4000” from a man with a foreign accent claiming that we will be disconnecting

Center Stage – Eric Moormann

Eric celebrated 22 years with Consolidated in April! He is an IT Systems Specialist, working with our business customers on their network needs.