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This recipe is probably how we really think of meatballs, Italian style, served with pasta.  I’m not sure Mum would have put the olives in as she and Dad didn’t like them, but I think they are the ingredient that makes the Italian difference.

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Meatballs must have been one of Mum’s favourite meals as I’ve found lots of recipes for them in her collection.  This one must have been a later one as it uses a bottle of pasta sauce and fettucine, ingredients that weren’t around when she was cooking for us as children.

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Follower Question: How To Save and Start Tomato Seeds

The tomato (lycopersicon esculentum, annual) is one of the most beloved garden vegetables. This member of the nightshade family is thought to have originated from Peru and has been in the European food source at least since 1595 where it begins appears in written works. 2,645 more words



For cold nights.

Meat Ingredients:

  • 1/2 lb. ground beef
  • 1/2 lb. ground hot sausage
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp. whole basil (crushed)
  • 1, 16 oz.
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Spanish Rice

Simple, yet flavorful Spanish Rice goes well with every Mexican dish.The end of school year is approaching rapidly and there are many things happening between now and then. 453 more words


#ShoutOut to fluongward

1kg mirepoix, 1kg chuck steak, 1kg beef mince, 750ml Guinness, 1L beef stock, Port, Worcestershire sauce, tomato paste, thyme, bay, black pepper & 2.5hrs in the oven produces a thick, rich pie filling that is not much to look at now but will be divine either topped with mashed potatoes or encased in pastry later tonite. 37 more words



Source: Ecological Cooking
Date tried: April 19, 2012
Yield: About 2½ cups spread
Time needed: 30 minutes

Prior preparation needed
Make Tasty Topping (or use ground sesame seeds) 206 more words