1. In a 7- or 8-quart kettle, simmer carrots in chicken stock 15-20 minutes.

2. Add potatoes and simmer 15-20 minutes.

3. Add onions and celery and cook 15 minutes.

4. Add chicken, mushrooms, egg noodles, rice, rosemary, salt and pepper. Cover and simmer 20 more minutes or until rice is tender.