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Spaghetti & Meatballs with Garlic Bread

Garlic Bread

1 loaf ciabatta
8 tbsp unsalted butter
1 head garlic
2 tbsp fresh minced parsley
1 cup fresh grated parmesan

Melt butter over low heat in saucepan
Add garlic and cover saucepan. Cook over low heat for ~20 minutes or until garlic is tender
Remove from heat and allow to cool until workable
Mash garlic into butter and add parsley, parmesan, salt, and pepper and then mix (you can make this ahead of time and refrigerate and then just pull it out and allow it to come to room temp so that it’s easily spreadable)
Slice loaf in half and cover both sides
Bake at 450F until golden brown (~5-10 minutes)


1 lb 70/30 ground beef
1 lb ground pork
1 minced bunch of parsley
1 roasted head of garlic
1 cup breadcrumbs (I used panko)
1 cup fresh grated parmesan
2 eggs
1 large onion, pureed with some water
Red pepper flakes

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and work with hands or a fork until just combined, careful not to overwork
Roll into meatballs of desired size (I did maybe 1 1/4″)
Place sheet of parchment on rimmed baking tray
Brush parchment lightly with olive oil
Place meatballs on tray and drizzle with more olive oil on top
Bake at 350F for ~30 minutes or until bottoms are nicely browned
I made the meatballs early in the day and then added them to the sauce ~30 minutes prior to serving to reheat

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Laura J. Boss

Meet Laura J. Boss, a passionate blogger and cooking enthusiast who loves to experiment with different recipes and cuisines from around the world. Born and raised in a small town, I grew up watching my mother cook and developed a keen interest in the art of cooking from an early age.After completing my education, I decided to pursue my passion for cooking and started my own food blog. My blog features a wide range of recipes, from traditional family favorites to fusion dishes that I have created myself. My blog has gained a huge following, with many of my readers trying out my recipes and sharing their own cooking experiences.When I am not cooking up a storm in the kitchen, I enjoy traveling and exploring new cultures. I believe that food is an important part of every culture, and love to learn about new ingredients and cooking techniques from around the world.Through my blog, I aim to inspire and encourage others to cook and experiment with different flavors and ingredients. I believe that cooking is not just about making delicious meals, but also about sharing love and creating memories with family and friends.Whether you are a beginner or an experienced cook, my blog has something for everyone. So why not give my recipes a try and discover the joy of cooking for yourself?