Spaghetti & Meatballs

Recipe From: Emily Ostresh

Ingredients

Sauce

  • 1 Large Yellow Onion
  • 1 Clove of Jarred Chopped Garlic
  • 8 oz Can Tomato Paste
  • 2 of the 16 oz Cans of Diced Tomatoes
  • 8 oz Can Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Yellow Bell Pepoper
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper
  • 8 oz Jar of Plain Sliced Mushrooms
  • 2 Tbsp of Solidified Bacon Fat
  • 1/2 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Tsp Ground Clove
  • 1/4 Tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 Tsp All Spice
  • 1/2 Tsp Celery Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Paprika
  • 2 Tsp Oregano

Meatballs

  • 1 lb Hamburger
  • 1 Pack Saltines
  • 1 Egg
  • Salt, Pepper, Garlic Salt

Directions

Meatballs

  1. Put saltines in blender and cursh until there aren’t any big pieces left.  Mix saltine flakes with hamburger in big bowl.
  2. Add egg, salt, pepper & garlic salt.  Blend all together very well.
  3. Make medium sized meatballs. Set aside.

Sauce

  1. In frying pan, sauté onion in bacon fat.  Add garlic.  Keep sautéing for a few minutes.
  2. Add onion, garlic, tomato paste, sauce, and diced tomatoes to a large stock pot.  Add all spices, chopped yellow & red peppers.
  3. Add drained sliced mushrooms & meatballs.  Simmer for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Chili

Recipe From: Emily Ostresh

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 lb Ground Beef
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • 1 Tbs Bacon Fat
  • 15 1/4 oz Corn Drained
  • 15 1/2 ox Light Red Kidney Beans Drained
  • 2 Cans 14 1/2 oz Petite Diced Tomatoes
  • 16 oz Baked Beans
  • 3 Tbs Chili Powder

Directions

  1. Cook ground beef in the bacon fat.  Using a spoon with slots transfer meat to cooking pot when done.
  2. Add onions to remaining liquied and cook until tender.  When done drain excess liquid and transfer to cooking pot.
  3. In cooking pot add all the remaining ingredients.  Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer.  Let cook until heated through.