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I have the author's cookbook. This is a kosher recipe. I have modified it to according to my Romanian in-law's tastes. I use 1 lb ground beef, 1 lb ground pork and 1 lb ground lamb, 8 cloves of garlic, 1 package of fresh thyme or oregano if no thyme is available. I use more paprika: 1 tbsp if sweet plus 2 tsp black pepper. If hot paprika, then 2 tsp. This is really to the taste. It's better to start off with less initially and add more paprika later. Keep mixture in fridge for 24 hrs before rolling sausages. Then, let meat warm up on table and add soda water before rolling. This is the magic for the texture and makes rolling easier. Fry a little bit of the meat and adjust garlic, paprika and salt as required before rolling all of the meat. Enjoy!

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runlolarun33 June 01, 2009

Sorry, Kate. This didn't work out for me. But you know Cookgirl-she'll keep trying until she gets it right! Thanks!

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COOKGIRl March 10, 2010

Lovely! The entire family fully enjoyed this recipe. I followed the advice of others and left the baking soda the same amount and doubled the amount of all the spices. Excellent! Thank you.

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KathrynTrek November 07, 2009

DEFINATELY take advice from Chef#1283785 review! As these were over FANTASTIC at a party last night too! Used about 3 1/2 pounds beef, TRUE! Next time will try combos of meats as think would bring flavours out even more too! Used 1 1/2 cups of soda water, marniated everything over night, This recipe IS a delight! Placed under griller for about 10 -12 minutes, was done for me, Next time, will try to oil spray and bake....we'll see.. Thank you for this GREAT recipe, Was a real conversation started mentioning "soda water"...people were as E-X-C-I-T-E-D as ME!!!! :) Thanks!

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mickeydownunder October 11, 2009

Lovely flavor - wonderful texture. Deviated from the recipe in that I made some into small patties - rest into small sausages...but great flavor. Not sure why these turned out unattractive for someone - but they were pretty and tasty to us!! Made for PAC Spring 2009

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Stacey in BG!!! April 07, 2009

Hate to be the naysayer on this but didn't like it at all. Also, for me, appearance is important and these were not attractive. Yes, I made them as directed but the shape is unfortunate.

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Salesgirl September 03, 2008

GREAT! I made a half recipe as directed with lean ground sirloin and hot hungarian paprika. EASY and TASTY! I really liked this with Cucumber in Sour Cream Salad. Made for the ZWT4- Jefes.

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Engrossed July 07, 2008

Really good. I omitted the baking soda, but it turned out great anyway. Next time i make these i'll be a bit more generous with the spices. Made for ZWT4 for the Tastebud Tickling Travellers.

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Vanja77 June 18, 2008

This was so good. I didn't know what to expect but am glad I made this recipe for Tastebud Tickling Travellers for ZWT4.

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Ycooks2 June 15, 2008

I think I goofed this up and will have to try again another time. Thank you for posting this! Made for ZWT4 CAFE ZMAAK Gypsies!

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Annisette June 13, 2008
Mititei (Small Ground Beef Sausages)