Chocolate almond pinecones (I like this way before the chocolate is on. This is more rustic. The link is wrong but it is Chocolate Almond Pinecones on allrecipes. Uses almond paste in the middle in the shape of a cone.
Crock Pot Pork Chops with Rice and Vegetables. Buy a pork loin on sale and slice it to save money. A pork loin will serve about 8 people. Be sure to double the rice and vegetables. Great for Sunday hospitality