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Artichoke Appetizers

Two jars (6 ounce each) marinated artichoke hearts, (aisle 5)

1 small onion, minced

1 clove garlic, minced and mashed

4 eggs, beaten, (aisle 12)

1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs, (aisle 9)

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon oregano, (aisle 3)

1/8 teaspoon hot liquid pepper sauce, (aisle 4)

2 cups (1/2 pound) grated cheddar, jack or favorite melting cheese, (aisle 11)

2 tablespoons minced parsley

Drain marinade from one jar of artichokes into frying pan.  Drain other jar.  Chop all artichokes and set aside.  Add onion and garlic to frying pan and sauté till limp (about 5 minutes).  Add bread crumbs and seasonings to pan, let cool.   In a bowl, stir together cheese, parsley, artichoke, eggs, and cooled onion mixture.  Turn into greased 8 x 8 pan.  Bake 30 minutes in 325 degree oven.  Cut into squares.