Mommy brag moment: As a parent our goal is to raise good people who contribute society the best way they can. I thought we were doing a good job and this was reaffirmed to me this weekend at the Detroit Feis with my daughter. Several parents stopped me to tell me how much their kids loved her as their teacher and how they loved that she was continually helping them get ready to dance at the Feis, inspire them, and still checking up on them even when they were no longer in her class. Then I watched the kids seek her out and run up to her to tell her how they did in the dances. They were so cute running up to her with arms stretched wide for a hug or high five. Warms my heart to see her step out into her element with the kids.
So, that was what we did this past weekend. We are almost done with the school year. Finally! I have an event on Saturday with a dinner and party for over a hundred people. My daughter’s dance recital is this weekend. My son has finals and then we are done for the month!!! Yes, we are going on vacation week after next. A long deserved vacation.
When your neighbors stop by while you are grilling and tell you how good your dinner smells you most likely have a hit on your hand. We ate the entire platter of these. They were so good! My onion hating daughter even loved these because the onions get mashed together with the garlic and parsley. The flavor is there but she couldn’t see them so she was happy.
We served these with cucumber and onion salad (click here for recipe) and flatbread with tahini, feta, sour cream, and tomatoes.
The secret to making these burgers or skewers (both are yummy) is using the food processor to fully pulverize the onion, garlic, and meat and blend the spices through. We would run the processor for a bit then take the top off and stir it up before running it again. All in all we blended it for almost 5 minutes to make sure it was like a thick meat paste.
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