Oct 052011
4 cups finely chopped apples 1/2 cup chopped pecans or favorite nuts (optional)
1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 cup bread crumbs (about 4 pieces of bread) 2 Tablespoons butter
  1. Place bread in food processor and process until crumbs are formed.
  2. Mix together bread crumbs, nuts, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
  3. In greased baking dish, place a layer of apples. Sprinkle apples with dry mixture and alternate layers until all ingredients are used. Cut butter into pats and place on top.
  4. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake for 10 minutes or until brown.
  5. Serve warm with ice cream or cold with cream.
Aug 142011
1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed 2 slightly beaten eggs
1 1/2 cups soft bread crumbs 1/2 cup milk
2 Tablespoons soy sauce 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce Mushroom Sauce
  1. Drain spinach and combine with eggs, bread crumbs, milk, soy sauce, salt, and hot pepper sauce. Add 2 pounds hamburger.  Mix well.
  2. Shape into round loaf slightly smaller in diameter than crockery cooker.
  3. Lay two 15×2 inch strips of double thick foil in a crisscross fashion across bottom and up sides of cooker. Place loaf on top, not touching sides.  Cook on high for 4 hours.
  4. Use foil as lifters to remove loaf from cooker to serving platter. Serve with Mushroom Sauce.

Mushroom Sauce

1 3-ounce can sliced mushrooms, undrained 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup dairy sour cream 1 Tablespoons snipped chives

In saucepan combine mushrooms and flour. Stir in sour cream and chives. Cook and stir until thickened. Do not boil.

Serves 8

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