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Pay attention to the materials you cook with. Different material conduct the heat to the food giving different results. Ceramics have long been known to produce great results. Think baking stones in the old Italian pizza ovens. Give that same heat to vegetables and you will make sure that your family eats enough veggies at every meal. Other great veggies to bakes in clay in the oven are asparagus and broccoli.

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SIDE DISH

STUFFED CARROTS, American

Ingredients
  • 8 medium carrots, cooked
  • 1 tbsp. milk
  • 3/4 cup grated cheese
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup grape-nut cereal
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 2 tbsp. green pepper, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked rice.
Preparation Instructions

Hollow out side of each carrot. Remove thin slice from other side, so that it will rest firmly in pan. Add cheese, grape-nuts, green pepper, milk and seasonings to rice. Stuff carrots with mixture. Place in greased baking dish. Bake in hot oven (400°) for 20 minutes, or until brown. Garnish with parsley. Serves 4.

Contributed by Mrs. A. M. Mainz, 1950

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Emile Henry 1-qt. Le PotierNew Oval Baking Dish, Lavande
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This Oval Baking Dish is made from high-fired Burgundy clay at one of the few French factories that still produces authentic claywares according to traditional high standards. The dish absorbs, retains and transfers heat efficiently. Ideal for roasting and baking , this 8.5-in. Oval Baking Dish can go effortlessly between the freezer, oven and table. Dishwasher and microwave safe. Made in France. About Emile Henry… In the Burgundy region of France is the legendary maker of fine French cookware named Emile Henry. There, potters still hand craft each piece from the local Burgundy Clay - one of the purest of clays, and finish each one with a process known as CERADON, which makes them extremely solid and durable. Containing no lead, the clay is one of the best materials for baking and serving.

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