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meatballmeat‧ball /ˈmiːtbɔːl $ -bɒːl/ noun [countable]  DFFa small round ball made from small pieces of meat, herbs, and egg or breadcrumbs pressed together. Meatballs are often served with a sauce.
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meatballResidents still angry at the flood would still be angry at her, to use the best meatball psychology I know.Sprinkle over whole chicken or fish before cooking or add to minced pork to make meatballs.Form into 8 patties or meatballs.Add the meatballs or patties and fry until golden brown.Add the meatballs to the pan and continue to simmer for a further 10 mins, or until they are cooked through.We are peeling potatoes, forming tiny meatballs, browning chicken, shelling peas.A mouthwatering variety of small portions of all kinds of food - from seafood to salad, omelettes to meatballs.Oh, you got your whole meatball.
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