Juicy Lucy Meatballs

Juicy Lucy Meatballs

Juicy Lucy Meatballs

I normally make Swedish meatballs around the winter holidays but we’d just had a big meatball feed.  While my daughter, son, cousin and I made our yearly lefse, I had a crockpot of meatballs and another crockpot of mashed potatoes going for our dinner break.  There were leftovers for a couple of days so I had my craving sated for a few months.  Time for some new meatballs for our Christmas lunch. Continue reading

Craving Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs

Swedish Meatballs

We always have Swedish meatballs for Christmas Eve.  They are a tradition in our Christmas Eve buffet, along with mashed potatoes to ladle the meatballs and gravy over.  This year we were away at my Dad’s for Christmas and we went a traditional roast turkey and the trimmings route.  The ground beef and ground pork for the Swedish meatballs were tucked away in the freezer for another time. Continue reading

Molten Cheese Meatballs with Bowties

Molten Cheese Meatballs with Bowties

Molten Cheese Meatballs with Bowties

We do love our meatballs here and I have an excellent go-to recipe.  Well, it’s a casual recipe since I have it memorized and sort of eyeball the ingredients as I toss them into the bowl.  I wanted to tuck a cube of cheese into the meatballs this time.  Molten cheese oozing from our meatballs?  Oh yeah!  This is my first post on what will be Ground Beef Week.  Time to celebrate a very versatile meat! Continue reading