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~Philippians 1:6

Friday, December 28, 2007

Meatloaf Mishap

Sarah shared her dinner disaster story so I thought I'd share mine. It isn't as dramatic though, so you might not be as entertained.

Yesterday was a pretty good day and I was looking forward to cooking dinner, I do on most days.

I had meatloaf planned. As a kid I hated meatloaf. I know it's because most people put ketchup in their meatloaf and I absolutely can't stand ketchup. Just the smell makes me gag. I found a recipe on a pouch of onion soup mix. I just omitted the ketchup. I heated up the leftover hot German potato salad from Christmas dinner and made some green beans and we were good to go. Until I took the meatloaf from the oven and saw that it was taking a bath in a pan full of grease. It was so greasy the meat was mush. It had good flavor, but bad texture.

I hate when things go wrong that are out of your control. I couldn't control how greasy the meat was. I wanted to dinner to be nice and tasty for my family, but it wasn't. Maybe next time.

If anybody has any suggestions as to how to fix this grease problem of mine I would love to hear it.

1 comment:

  1. Hmm, I buy meat with 7% fat or less. That might help some.

    Sorry it didn't turn out.

    I've also made the recipe from that onion soup package and I remember it wasn't my fave recipe. You could substitute chili sauce for ketchup too. That works.

    Love you.