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Monday, October 14, 2013

Helen's Company Roast


When I was seven years old my third cousin, Ron married Helen.   Helen moved from Ontario to Newfoundland  to work as an accountant in our church office and was the person whom we kids took our school fees to every month.  (Until 1997 all schools in Newfoundland were church run schools.)  The church offices were connected to the school by a short hallway and it was like going to Narnia on the day we were allowed to go pay our fees.  After Ron and Helen married I saw her just about every day because she and Ron would eat dinner (lunch) at his mother's place which was next door to my house.

Helen was always nice to my sister and me and as adults it was always pleasant to meet up with her at church functions and camp meetings.  We were all saddened some years ago when Helen died suddenly in her sleep. 

I don't ever remember eating anything specific Helen had made but a few years ago I was thumbing through an old church cookbook and found this vegetarian roast Helen had submitted.  I copied the recipe and stuffed it in the old recipe box and there it stayed until this past week.  I was rifling through the box and saw this and as Thanksgiving was coming up I decided to make it for our meal which we would be sharing with our youngest son and his family.   

The recipe in my messy scrawl.


Company Roast
6 eggs, beaten
1 large onion, diced
1 cup shredded cheese 

1 cup pecan meal or ground pecans
1 cup veggie burger
1 cup bread crumbs
½ teaspoon salt
Margarine

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.


Mix all ingredients together in medium bowl.  Grease and line loaf pan with parchment paper for easy removal. Pack mixture in pan and dot top with margarine.  Bake for 45 minutes at 350 degrees.  Can be served hot or cold and would be good in a sandwich.   

All mixed and ready for the pan.
Ready for the oven
Baked and ready for Thanksgiving dinner.

Happy Thanksgiving!
Thanksgiving Dinner at the Gill's.


4 comments:

  1. Happy Thanksgiving!! Looks good....

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    1. Hope you are having a great day. The roast was delicious

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  2. I got to enjoy this delicious meal the other day! :)
    I love the caption under the recipe photo haha.

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    1. Glad you enjoyed dinner. There will be other messy scrawls coming, lol.

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