Despite the high-profile debuts of Surrogates, Fame and Pandorum, animated family fare reigned supreme on the AME weekend movie chart** for Sept. 25-27. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs dropped just 18.8 percent in grosses to retain the box-office crown, tallying $24.6 million. Coupled with sunny critical reception (85 tomatometer, No.3 among the box-office top 20) and temperate audience response (7.4 IMDB user rating, No. 6), it scored a solid victory.
This company has thought of nearly everything. Except dashboard design. They think that their dashboard relates to the cockpit controls of a Saab Viggen. For Gods sake they're wrong. A fighter plane's cockpit is not the final word on ergonomics. It's messy. Like having Swedish swedish meatballs crockpot thrown together with jam and brown sauce. All these little things supposedly give Saab its character. It's nice, but we all know that if we wanted Swedish, we'd go for a Volvo. At least it has an IKEA style sense of design. If we wanted quirky and character, we'd go Italian, go for an Alfa Romeo, as stylish as an Italian Suit yet with slightly sartorial or slightly silly touches that we'd love, and temperamental to boot.
Why, you ...sweep the floor, scour the sink and wash the dishes. And that was the secret to Grandma being able to whip up apple brown betty macaroni and cheese and shoofly pie and never get fat she worked it off before it was even out of swedish meatballs the oven!
Rinse and drain the grains, picking out any stones. Put slow cooker meatballs them in the crockpot. Add the tomato paste, herbs, potato, sweet potato, and six cups of the water. Cook for three and a half to four hours on high.
A night work widow, I realized how dependent I'd become on popping a Stouffers into the nuke because cooking for one seemed pointless. No preparation, no dishes, no mess. When you cook, the floor gets dirty, the sink gets greasy, the dishes pile up -- and it takes time. So, what do you do while you wait for the chicken to bake, the veggies to steam and the rice to boil?
Place liner in slow cooker. Add ham, chicken stock, onions, celery, carrots, green and yellow beans, potatoes, tomato paste, ketchup swedish meatballs how to cook seasonings. Cover, set on low, and cook for 6-8 hours. Cook cut spaghetti according to package directions until it is al dente. Rinse in cold water and coat with olive oil. A half hour before serving, add cooked spaghetti to soup and re-cover. Spread French bread with butter and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Broil until the cheese buggles and edges of crostini start to brown. (I use a toaster oven for this.) Ladle soup into bowls and serve with crostini. Makes 6-8 servings.