Monday, September 9, 2013
THANK YOU, Tess..at Magpie Tales
"Oh waiter, please, I'll have some meat loaf, and some mashed potatoes. A lot please...and oh yes, ketchup, please. Thank you, sir."
1946 MEAT LOAF & MASHED POTATOES
2 lbs. ground beef
1/2 cup plain bread crumbs
1 tsp. onion powder
1/2 tsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. ground black pepper
1/2 tsp. salt
1 cup ketchup
Preheat oven to 350 deg. F. Mix ground beef, bread crumbs, egg and seasonings in a large bowl.
Shape into a loaf on shallow baking pan. Pour ketchup over top.
Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until cooked through. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Serves 8.
3 1/2 lbs. Idaho potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes.
1/4 lb. sweet butter, cut into small chunks.
1 1/2 cups milk or cream
Salt and pepper to taste.
Cover potatoes with cold water and bring to a boil in a large pot. Cook until tender, about 40 min., and drain immediately.
Use a potato ricer or electric mixer to mash the potatoes. Add the butter and half the milk or cream and mix to a smooth puree. Add more milk or cream if necessary. Season with salt and pepper. Serves 10.
You can have this in an hour. Butter....cream...yes!! This isn't the Orient Express.
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