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Oepfelbroeisi contributed by, Michael from the Seven Hills School in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Oepfelbroeisi (Apple Roesti)
From Switzerland

1/4 cup butter
12 ounces French bread,thinly sliced
3 Granny Smith apples-peeled,cored and sliced
3 tablespoons white sugar
3 tablespoons raisins
1 tablespoons cinnamon sugar,or to taste

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Lightly brown the bread in the butter. Stir apples,sugar,and raisins into pan,reduce heat to medium-low,cover,and cook until a light crust forms on the under side,about 10 minutes.Flip the roesti onto a serving plate,cut into wedges,and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar before serving.

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Swedish Meatballs contributed by Dominic from the Seven Hills School Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Swedish Meatballs
From: Sweden
by, Dominic

2 slices fresh white bread
1/4 cup milk
3 tablespoons clarified butter, divided
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
A pinch plus 1 teaspoon kosher salt
3/4 pound ground chuck
3/4 pound ground pork
2 large egg yolks
1/2 teaspoons black pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups beef broth
1/4 cup heavy cream


Preheat oven to 200 degrees F

Tear the bread into pieces and place in a small mixing bowl along the milk.Set aside. In a 12-inch straight sided saute pan over median heat, melt 1 tablespoon of butter.Add the onion  and a pinch of salt and sweat until the onions are soft.Remove from the heat and set aside.

In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the bread & milk mixture, ground chuck,pork,egg yolks,1 teaspoon of kosher salt,black pepper,allspice,nutmeg,and onions.Beat on medium speed 1 to 2 minuets. Using a scale, weigh meatballs into
1-ounce portions and place on a sheet pan. Using your hands, shape meatballs into rounds. Heat the remaining butter in the saute pan over medium low heat, or in an electric skillet set to 250 F˚.Add the meatballs and saute until golden brown on all sides about 7 to 10 minutes. Remove the meatballs to an ovenproof dish using a slotted  spoon and place in the warmed oven. Once all of the meatballs are the meatballs are cooked, decrease the heat to low and add the flour to the pan or skillet. Whisk until lightly browned, approximately 1-2 minutes. Gradually add the beef stock and whisk until sauce begins to thicken. Add the cream and continue to cook until the gravy reaches the desired consistency. Remove the meatballs from the oven, cover with gravy and serve.

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