To finally fulfill my Christmas promise to Sidney I cooked up a batch of meatballs this past weekend. Not being able to find any ground meat that I liked in the local stores, I purchased whole portions of veal and pork and ground my own. Yes, I finally broke out the Kitchen Aid meat grinder attachment Glenn gave me for my first birthday in Albania (isn’t he romantic?!?) and made my own ground meat. I don’t know why I waited so long. Not only was it easy but the quality of the meat was so much higher. It looks like the meat grinder will be getting a workout in 2013.
ITALIAN STYLE MEATBALLS
|Breaking out the meat grinder for the first time|
|Some therapeutic mixing going on|
|Ready to cook|
The meatballs can be served with a tomato sauce over pasta, with ketchup (Sidney’s preferred method) or as is.
|Because one can not survive on meatballs alone, I served
these with risotto and steamed spinach