. . . I've gotten lazy and have been cooking it Thursday night so I can go away for the weekends :)
But normalcy has returned.
Thursday evening, as I looked in the freezer to decide what to cook for Sunday, I heard a familiar heart-pulsing sound . . . it warmed my soul and made me realize it is once again FOOTBALL SEASON!!!!!!!!!!!!!
So I put away my cooking utensils, vowing to once again reclaim the family tradition of cooking Sunday dinner on Saturday. And then I watched the Seahawks win.
After finishing in the kitchen earlier today, I decided to share my recipe to celebrate the return of my favorite game, the game of sirens and gladiators!!!
Enjoy Your Football Sunday Dinner!
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SIREN FOOTBALL SUNDAY MEATLOAF
3 large Sage Sausages (or 1 pack of ground lamb)
6 Sweet Italian Turkey Sausages
1 Onion (I used 2 this time because of the pork)
1 cup Celery
2 Fresh Garlic cloves
1 stick of butter
1 Bell pepper (I used 2 this time)
Egg (just enough to make mixture slippery)
Corn Flakes or Bread Crumbs (to thicken mixture)
1 tbs Dry Mustard
1 tbs Garlic Powder
1 tbs Paprika
1 tbs of Black Pepper
- Ground Coriander
- Curry Powder
- Ground Nutmeg
- Ground Cloves
- Fennel Seed
- Ground Comino
- Chili Powder
- Irish Sea Salt
- Garam Masala
HERBS (add to your own tastes)
Parsley (1 tbs)
Dill Weed (smidgen)
Crushed Bay Leaves (2)
Celery seeds (dash)
Dried Thyme (1 tsp)
Ground Sage (dash)
Oregano (1 tsp)
Basil (1 tsp)
Marjoram (1 tsp)
SAUCE (adjust measurements to your own tastes)
1/2 cup Syrup (dark or light)
1/2 cup jar Mustard (I prefer stone ground)
1 cup Ketchup
1/2 cup BBQ Sauce
1/4 cup Vinegar (dark or light) I'm heavy with it
1. Cook down the butter, celery, onion, garlic and peppers in a pan until soft, put in a large mixing bowl.
2. Add Corn Flakes or Bread Crumbs to bowl
3. Take skin off of sausages and add meat to bowl
4. Add Seasonings and Herbs to bowl
5. Mix it all up together
6. Add Egg until slippery (will give it a little hold)
7. Spoon mixture into loaf pans and flatten smooth
8. Pour Sauce on top, covering thickly
9. Bake at 350 degrees uncovered until it starts to sizzle . . . well you don't have to bake it that long, but I like to give the sauce a chance to permeate the loaf. ~ 45-50 minutes.
10. Allow loaf to cool once removed from oven
11. Enjoy during kick-off or at half-time!