I added raisins and omitted the nuts in the frosting.
I used several kinds of beans and added kielbasa. Cook on low for several hours in a crockpot.
I added caraway seed and I browned the pork before adding to crock pot. The house smelled great when we got home. Excellent winter meal. I served it with mashed garlic potatoes and applesauce as suggested, but also served peas and carrots on the side for color.
This recipe seemed intriguing, so I tried it. Too good to be true!! I even doubled the recipe(not difficult to do) so my hubby could have some, and it didn't seem to effect the outcome. The kids were shocked and disgusted, wouldn't try it. We topped ours with butter. YUM! Next time I will try serving it with steak and salad. Eureka!!
It takes longer to say the name than to make it!!
Make these even better by adding a ring of klielbasa, sliced, and a splash of dry white wine. Why? I don't know, just because I had some. We call these "hillbilly beans" and when we all get together I'm asked to make these. By the way, throw them in the crockpot for a few hours instead of heating up the kitchen.
Thanksgiving reunion with over 40 people...expensive. Spiced pumpkin dip to tide them over...priceless! A big hit! I'll try it warm with gingerbread cookies for Christmas Eve.
I knew this was a good starting point. What I did differently was coat the meat with the flour, salt and pepper and then fry it in dijon mustard flavored oil. I put the potatoes, carrots, celery and onion on the bottom of the crock to be sure they would cook completely and put the meat over it. I didn't have any beef broth so I took the trimmings from the meat cubes and boiled them for a few minutes along with a package of onion soup mix. Remove the meat scraps since they're just stringy, and pour the resulting broth over contents in the crock after sprinkling with paprika and adding the worcestershire sauce, garlic and bay leaves (yes, more than one leaf). No need to stir. Then, about a half hour before it's done, add a can of stewed tomatoes, some mushrooms and about a cup of frozen peas. Okay, now you can stir. If it's too juicy for you, just do the corn starch/water mix and add it. I made two batches, one in a 3.5 qt. crock pot and one in a 5 qt. slow cooker. Both were done in about 4 hours on high doing it this way. Bon apetit.