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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by tattulip » Wed Dec 09, 2009 6:54 pm

iamlookingup wrote::cheer: Got one?

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by Fatherducque » Wed Dec 09, 2009 7:22 pm

May I suggest you get a recipe for multiple meat balls?

A meatball big enough to feed a party usually doesn't cook evenly.

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by Fatherducque » Wed Dec 09, 2009 9:04 pm

iamlookingup wrote:
Fatherducque wrote:May I suggest you get a recipe for multiple meat balls?

A meatball big enough to feed a party usually doesn't cook evenly.
:doh: Everybody's a comedian. :wait:
Besides it is really hard to find a toothpick of that size..... :lol:

Why don't you buy a couple of pounds of your favorite Italian sausage, cut it into 1/2" to 3/4" slices, and simmer it in your favorite marinara sauce, with maybe some added dried sweet basil. Serve in a shallow dish with toothpicks on the side.

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by abbi » Wed Dec 09, 2009 9:54 pm

What kind of meatballs do you want to make? I can give you a great Italian Meatball recipe.

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by tattulip » Wed Dec 09, 2009 10:07 pm

iamlookingup wrote:
tattulip wrote:
iamlookingup wrote::cheer: Got one?

:yes:
:wait: Smart aleck! :ialu:


:lol:

May I please HAVE your recipe? :love: :flirt:
:teehee: I don't really have a meatball recipe for you. Sorry! :mrgreen:

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by Pixie » Wed Dec 09, 2009 10:28 pm

:rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2: :rofl2: This thread is hilarious! :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

I'll look to see what I can find... I'm sure I have one! :)

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by LandLover » Wed Dec 09, 2009 10:45 pm

My sister makes one that is good and pretty simple. Just takes for - ev- errrr to roll up all of the meatballs.

Just adds ground beef, pepper, oatmeal, minced onions, raw egg, small amount of tomato sauce, and a crap load of parmesean cheese

mix, roll, bake in oven for about 30 or 40 mins then dump them all in a crock pot, cover them in a very very mild bbq sauce and let them soak that up for an hour or two then put a container of toothpicks near the pot and they are gone in 10 mins.

Man food.
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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by tattulip » Wed Dec 09, 2009 10:51 pm

Fatherducque wrote:May I suggest you get a recipe for multiple meat balls?

A meatball big enough to feed a party usually doesn't cook evenly.


She could use a rake handle! :yes:

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by Pixie » Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:05 pm

I was looking through my recipes and I found about 15 and then I remembered that last year, for the Superbowl Party Recipe thread, that Falvegas and I posted about 15 recipes for meatballs! :lolh:

Here's the link to the place in the thread where the meatball recipes start! :lolh: Have fun! I know you'll find something you like!

viewtopic.php?p=439497#p439497

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by Justine » Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:14 am

This may be heresy, but I just bought already cooked frozen meatballs on sale and they were great! I wondered why I had not bought them before after all of these years. Guess they hadn' gone on sale!

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by tattulip » Thu Dec 10, 2009 8:42 am

Question: Why is an Italian lady asking for a meatball recipe? :headscratch:

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by Fatherducque » Thu Dec 10, 2009 10:41 am

tattulip wrote:
Fatherducque wrote:May I suggest you get a recipe for multiple meat balls?

A meatball big enough to feed a party usually doesn't cook evenly.


She could use a rake handle! :yes:
Excellent! I will make a note of that :thumbsup:

PVC pipe is too flexible.

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by ConsrvYank1 » Thu Dec 10, 2009 11:30 am

iamlookingup wrote:
tattulip wrote:Question: Why is an Italian lady asking for a meatball recipe? :headscratch:
I know how to make meatballs to go with spaghetti and such, but I thought that for a party, it might require something sweeter.
:headscratch: Aren't they called Swedish Meatballs? :dunno:


I will look at the link Pixie posted.

Thanks abbi and Pixie. :)

To you other meatheads and smart-alecks... :tearhair: :ignore: :shakehead:



:teehee: ;)
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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by Johnny 99 » Thu Dec 10, 2009 1:14 pm

Just don't put grits in them.

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by Pixie » Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:43 pm

You will find Swedish Meatball recipe and Sweet & Sour Meatballs! ALL appetizzer meatballs! You'll find a recipe you like if you check out the link I provided! I promise! :givehug:

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by Pixie » Thu Dec 10, 2009 9:45 pm

Anyway, surprise of surprises! I belong to the "Recipe of the Day" by FoodNetwork.... Guess what my recipe was today! :lolh: Exactly! Mini Meatballs! :lolh: Here ya go!

Spiced Meatballs (with Marmalade Glaze)
Recipe courtesy Aida Mollenkamp
Serves: 24 to 26 Meatballs

Ingredients
1 pound ground pork or beef
1/2 cup dry breadcrumbs
1/4 cup minced red onion
1 large egg
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon mustard
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 teaspoon Worchestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup orange marmalade and 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, for serving

Directions
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Combine all ingredients, except the marmalade and red pepper flakes, in a large bowl and mix until just combined. Moisten hands, gently form mixture into 1-inch meatballs (you should have about 25) and place on a baking sheet. (Meatballs can be made up through this step to 24 hours ahead and stored covered in the refrigerator; let come to room temperature 10 minutes before roasting.)

Bake until meatballs are warmed through and almost cooked, about 15 minutes. Meanwhile, stir together marmalade and red pepper flakes, and season with salt, as desired.

Remove meatballs from oven, toss with marmalade, return to oven and bake until the meatballs are completely cooked and the sauce is warmed through, about 5 more minutes. Skewer meatballs with toothpicks and serve.

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by streetsoldier » Wed Dec 23, 2009 10:13 pm

I never thought I'd LIVE to see the day that an Italian doesn't know how to make meat-a-balls. :noparty: :noparty: :noparty:

For SHAME, IALU! :shakehead: :nono:

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by streetsoldier » Fri Dec 25, 2009 2:59 pm

iamlookingup wrote:
streetsoldier wrote:I never thought I'd LIVE to see the day that an Italian doesn't know how to make meat-a-balls. :noparty: :noparty: :noparty:

For SHAME, IALU! :shakehead: :nono:
:hmm: An Italian meatball is gonna have parmesan and oregano and garlic in it. Somehow I doubt those are the ingredients in a swedish meatball. :dunno:
True...they use nasty goat's milk cheese, fish chunks and honey to camouflage the flavor.

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by DSMBaptist » Tue Dec 29, 2009 12:43 am

I just posted my Dolmades (Stuffed Grape Leaves) recipie on the forum (http://covertconservatives.com/phpbb3/v ... 20&t=35388 ), and the guy says that you can use the mixture to make meat balls without the grape leaves, but use the lemon-egg sauce with the chicken broth, because that is what gives it flavor!

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by abbi » Sun May 06, 2012 11:20 am

iamlookingup wrote:
abbi wrote:What kind of meatballs do you want to make? I can give you a great Italian Meatball recipe.
Please! :cheer:

(If you don't wanna post it 'cause it's a secret recipe, I understand. :noparty: )
85% Lean Ground Beef
1 Egg per pound of beef
Italian Bread Crumbs soaked in a little water (about 1/2 cup per pound of beef)
Garlic Powder, Dried Basil, Oregano, Italian Seasoning, Thyme, Salt & Pepper
Fresh Grated Parmesan Reggiano Cheese (about 1/2 cup per pound of beef)
Enough water to make the mixture moist but not too wet. When you roll the meatballs you shouldn't have that filmy feeling on your hands.

You can bake them or fry them. I bake mine. I hope you like them :)

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Post by abbi » Sun May 06, 2012 3:05 pm

iamlookingup wrote:
abbi wrote:
iamlookingup wrote:
abbi wrote:What kind of meatballs do you want to make? I can give you a great Italian Meatball recipe.
Please! :cheer:

(If you don't wanna post it 'cause it's a secret recipe, I understand. :noparty: )
85% Lean Ground Beef
1 Egg per pound of beef
Italian Bread Crumbs soaked in a little water (about 1/2 cup per pound of beef)
Garlic Powder, Dried Basil, Oregano, Italian Seasoning, Thyme, Salt & Pepper
Fresh Grated Parmesan Reggiano Cheese (about 1/2 cup per pound of beef)
Enough water to make the mixture moist but not too wet. When you roll the meatballs you shouldn't have that filmy feeling on your hands.

You can bake them or fry them. I bake mine. I hope you like them :)
:cheer: Sounds great! I bake mine, too. Frying seems like it would be too messy and time consuming, and would add oil to something that's already oily.

I hope I don't add too much water. :shock:
Just add the water in small increments until the meat doesn't leave that film on your hands. You will do fine. Let me know how they come out.

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by abbi » Tue May 08, 2012 12:28 am

iamlookingup wrote:
abbi wrote: ...Let me know how they come out.
I definitely will! :drool:

:hmm: Do you have a sauce recipe to go with it? :mrgreen:
Yes.

I can't give you specific measurements but I can tell you what I do.

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Re: I Need A Meatball Recipe For Our Christmas Party

Post by abbi » Tue May 08, 2012 12:53 am

abbi wrote:
iamlookingup wrote:
abbi wrote: ...Let me know how they come out.
I definitely will! :drool:

:hmm: Do you have a sauce recipe to go with it? :mrgreen:
Yes.

I can't give you specific measurements but I can tell you what I do.
1 medium onion small diced
5 or 6 large cloves of garlic fine minced
3 6 oz cans Tomato Paste Plus same amount water
3 28 oz cans crushed tomatoes plus 3/4 the amount of water
Italian seasoning
Basil
Oregano
Thyme
Bay Leaf
Parsley
Salt
Pepper
Romano Cheese

Saute the onion until it is soft then add the garlic and saute for maybe another minute or two. Until you can smell the garlic. Don't cook it too long because once it browns it will be bitter. Then add the first can of paste and a can of water. I add one of the herbs at the same time. Stir, bring to a boil. Repeat the process until all the tomato products are added. Once you have added all the tomatoes and the herbs bring it back to a low boil and add the cheese. Make sure you stir it when you add the cheese. I probably use about 1 to 1 & 1/2 cups cheese. It's personal preference. People don't realize there is cheese in it but it's that "huh, what is different" effect.

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