1 cup hot boiled rice 1 cup pecan nut meats, finely chopped 1 cup cracker crumbs.

1 egg.

1 cup milk.

1 1/2 teaspoons salt.

teaspoon pepper.

1 tablespoon melted butter.

Mix rice,nut meats,and cracker crumbs; then add egg well beaten, milk, salt, and pepper. Turn into a buttered small bread pan; pour over butter, cover and bake in a moderate oven one hour. Turn on a hot platter and pour around the following sauce:.

Cook three tablespoons butter with two slices onion, three minutes, stirring constantly. Add three tablespoons flour and stir until well blended; then pour on gradually, while stirring constantly, one and one-half cups milk. Bring to the boiling point and add one-half teaspoon salt and a few grains pepper, and strain.