Chunk Style Applesauce

Ingredients

8 to 10 large cooking apples, peeled, cored, and sliced or cut in chunks
1/2 cup water
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 to 1 cup sugar

Directions

Put ingredients in Crock-Pot. Cover; cook on Low 8 to 10 hours. (High: 3 to 4 hours.) Serve warm. Add cream if desired.

Lentil Soup

Ingredients

2 c. lentils
1 1/2 tbsp. artificial bacon bits
1/2 c. chopped onion
1/2 c. chopped celery
1/4 c. chopped carrot
3 tbsp. snipped parsley
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. oregano
1 (1 lb.) can tomatoes
2 tbsp. red wine vinegar

Directions

Rinse lentil beans. Place in cooker. Add 8 cups water and remaining ingredients EXCEPT tomatoes and vinegar. Cook all day (on low) in slow cooker Add tomatoes and vinegar. Turn to high and simmer covered 30 minutes longer.