Everything about food, from matching food and wine to recipes, techniques and trends.

Meatloaf. Mmm, mmm....

Moderators: Jenise, Robin Garr, David M. Bueker

User avatar
User

Larry Greenly

Rank

Resident Chile Head

Posts

4208

Joined

Sun Mar 26, 2006 12:37 pm

Location

Albuquerque, NM

Meatloaf. Mmm, mmm....

by Larry Greenly » Sat Oct 28, 2006 11:26 am

I made meatloaf last night. Yum! And it's a form of meat that Edie will ask for more of. I pointed out to her that if I had made hamburgers out of the same ground beef, I'd be lucky if she ate half of one.

I added a bit of chopped green chile to the meat, shaved strips of a carrot, and some smoke flavoring and Worcestershire sauce. On top I had a glaze similar to a bbq sauce.

Any meatloaf tricks from your recipe?
User avatar
User

Cynthia Wenslow

Rank

Pizza Princess

Posts

5788

Joined

Mon Mar 27, 2006 10:32 pm

Location

The Third Coast

Re: Meatloaf. Mmm, mmm....

by Cynthia Wenslow » Sat Oct 28, 2006 12:17 pm

We are certainly entering Comfort Food Season. Meatloaf (with scalloped potatoes and peas) is near the top of the list for me.

I don't use smoke flavoring (actually, not in anything), but I do always add green chile to meatloaf. And I use a mixture of about equal amounts of ground beef and ground pork. Usually don't glaze it.

Another version I love incorporates seasoned ground beef, then a layer of ricotta and mozzarella, some spaghetti sauce, then another layer of ground beef. Top with a little bit of spaghetti sauce.

(I also do that for stuffed sweet red peppers. It's a lot like mini pasta-less lasagna.)
User avatar
User

Bob Ross

Rank

Wine guru

Posts

5862

Joined

Sun Mar 26, 2006 11:39 pm

Location

Franklin Lakes, NJ

Re: Meatloaf. Mmm, mmm....

by Bob Ross » Sat Oct 28, 2006 1:14 pm

Larry, Jenise's wonderful recipe for meatloaf is one of my all time favorites -- to make and to eat:

RC: The best meat loaf I've ever eaten, bar none (repost).

Regards, Bob
no avatar
User

Redwinger

Rank

Wine guru

Posts

4003

Joined

Wed Mar 22, 2006 3:36 pm

Location

Way Down South In Indiana, USA

Re: Meatloaf. Mmm, mmm....

by Redwinger » Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:34 pm

Bob Ross wrote:Larry, Jenise's wonderful recipe for meatloaf is one of my all time favorites -- to make and to eat:

RC: The best meat loaf I've ever eaten, bar none (repost).

Regards, Bob

Bob,
Thanks for posting the link. Sounds wonderful and I plan to try it soon,
Bill
Smile, it gives your face something to do!
User avatar
User

Bob Henrick

Rank

Kamado Kommander

Posts

3980

Joined

Thu Mar 23, 2006 8:35 pm

Location

Lexington, Ky.

Re: Meatloaf. Mmm, mmm....

by Bob Henrick » Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:36 pm

Larry, were those chopped green chiles fresh, or roasted? mine are all roasted, but I guess I could buy a few jalapenos.
Bob Henrick
User avatar
User

Bob Ross

Rank

Wine guru

Posts

5862

Joined

Sun Mar 26, 2006 11:39 pm

Location

Franklin Lakes, NJ

Re: Meatloaf. Mmm, mmm....

by Bob Ross » Sat Oct 28, 2006 6:56 pm

The V-8 is one of the secrets, Bill. Be sure to use the regular -- the low salt version really doesn't do the trick.

I'm going to make some tomorrow -- it really is that good.
User avatar
User

Larry Greenly

Rank

Resident Chile Head

Posts

4208

Joined

Sun Mar 26, 2006 12:37 pm

Location

Albuquerque, NM

Re: Meatloaf. Mmm, mmm....

by Larry Greenly » Sat Oct 28, 2006 7:35 pm

Bob Henrick wrote:Larry, were those chopped green chiles fresh, or roasted? mine are all roasted, but I guess I could buy a few jalapenos.


Roasted and frozen. I cut off a hunk and diced it. Yum.
User avatar
User

Larry Greenly

Rank

Resident Chile Head

Posts

4208

Joined

Sun Mar 26, 2006 12:37 pm

Location

Albuquerque, NM

Re: Meatloaf. Mmm, mmm....

by Larry Greenly » Sat Oct 28, 2006 7:37 pm

Bob Ross wrote:The V-8 is one of the secrets, Bill. Be sure to use the regular -- the low salt version really doesn't do the trick.

I'm going to make some tomorrow -- it really is that good.


It does sound good. If I buy V-8, I usually buy the reduced salt version, not the low-salt or no-salt, which taste pretty flat, so waddaya think? Why can't a person just add more salt, to taste?
User avatar
User

Bob Ross

Rank

Wine guru

Posts

5862

Joined

Sun Mar 26, 2006 11:39 pm

Location

Franklin Lakes, NJ

Re: Meatloaf. Mmm, mmm....

by Bob Ross » Sat Oct 28, 2006 7:42 pm

You could, Larry, but we found it better to use the normal V-8. We usually warm up leftover adding more V-8 to ensure moistness. The saltiness of the V-8 seems to meld better with the meatloaf for our taste.

Your mileage may vary.

My guess is that you'll make it more than once -- experiment. :)

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Yahoo [Bot] and 2 guests

Powered by phpBB ® | phpBB3 Style by KomiDesign