Archive Recipes
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she’s in the kitchen
using her gran’s recipes
long-time family favourites
shaping, creating,
rolling, squashing
returning childhood
memories and tears
while later
with her children
they make
from prime beef mince,
hamburger patties
which are squashed,
rounded, flattened
but this time
the onions induce the crying

Barbecue Meatballs
This a family favourite found in most family member’s cookbooks. Serves 4 to 6 freezes really well and good with rice.
500g Mince Steak
250g Sausage Mince - or all beef mince
1 egg
½ cup fresh breadcrumbs
1 onion
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 tablespoon chopped parsley
salt and pepper
Sauce - double sauce if you want to freeze
½ cup water
½ cup tomato sauce
2 tablespoon vinegar
¼ cup brown sugar
3 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons fruit chutney (Rosella brand is good)

Combine minced steak, sausage mince, egg, breadcrumbs, peeled and finely chopped onion, curry powder, parsley, salt and pepper. Mix well.
Form tablespoons of mixture into balls, put in baking dish.
Bake in mod oven 30 minutes shaking pan occasionally.
Pour off any excess fat, pour sauce over meatballs.
Return to oven, bake a further 15 to 20 minutes, basting occasionally with sauce.
Sauce Combine all ingredients in saucepan, stir until sugar has dissolved, bring to boil, remove from heat.