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Day 18 – Meatloaf

Cue soundtrack and semi-awful-but-you-can’t-help-but-love-it ‘Bat Out Of Hell’ wailing. Yes, meatloaf is the dish of the day. We finally went food shopping. We haven’t been food shopping since around the second week of December – it’s now almost February. The year is going so fast, nearly 20 days of nom already.

So out of habit we picked up mince as I tend to make bolognese a lot. But I’ve already made that this year so in the spirit of new foods and the fact I can’t not stick with it now people know, I had to find a recipe that called for mince. Hence the meatloaf.

Ingredients

900g mince

1 Onion – Grated

1 Tsp Sage

2 Eggs – Beaten

50g Bread Crumbs

240ml milk

Salt and Pepper

Steps

In a dish soak the breadcrumbs in the milk. Add the Sage, Salt, Pepper, Onion and Mince. Mix it all up and put in to a loaf-ish shaped dish. It can be topped with Ketchup or Worcestershire Sauce before cooking.

Cook for 40-50 minutes at 180.

Eat.

How’s that for simple. It also smells amazing. I did make an error with the mince as I only had 500g not 900g. I had every intention of halving all the other ingredients too but it wasn’t until I was putting the mix in to the dish that I remembered. Oops. I think the extra breadcrumbs counteracted the extra fluid so it wasn’t a huge issue.

Goodbye 2012, goodbye microwave meals.

So the new year is nearly upon us so I thought I’d start this off ready and waiting for 2013.

My new years resolution is to leave behind the ready meals and the instant mash. Gone are the days of microwaving my food.

For 2013, I will hone my cooking skills. No michelin starred muffin will have a thing on me. Well one can but dream. Each and everyday I will fire up the cooker and make something new to nom upon.

Hopefully in 365 meals, I’ll be able to work my way around the culinary world and be a better cook for it too.

Wish me luck.

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