Updated Thursday, October 21st, 2010
Scrub some potatoes (do not peel). Slice them about 1/8-inch thick, salt and pepper them, and then layer them in the bottom of a large skillet that has a cover. Then cover the layer of potatoes with slices of ham or Canadian bacon. Core some apples (do not peel). Slice them about 1/2 inch thick, then place them in a layer covering the ham. Sprinkle light brown sugar on top of the apples and add a few pats of butter. Continue making layers, finishing with ham. Add 1/2 cup water to skillet. Cover and cook 1/2 to 3/4 hour on stove's burner.
Serve in the skillet on the table, along with bread and butter. Irish bread would also be a good companion for this hearty meal. Enjoy!
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