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  1. 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs, preferably fresh

  2. 1/2 cup milk

  3. 2 pounds mixed ground meats: beef , veal, lamb , and/or pork

  4. 1 egg, lightly beaten

  5. 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese, optional

  6. 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley leaves

  7. 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

  8. 3 slices bacon optional but good, especially if the meat is very lean What's Next:

  9. 1. Preheat the oven to

  10. 350. Soak the bread crumbs in the milk until the milk is absorbed, about 5 minutes.

  11. 2. Mix together all ingredients except bacon. Shape the meat into a loaf in a baking pan; top with bacon if you like. Bake

  12. 45 to 60 minutes, basting occasionally with rendered pan juices. When done, meat loaf will be lightly browned and firm, and an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center of a meat loaf will read

  13. 160 F, cook for 1 hr. Eat well & Laugh often! Tweet

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  1. Sorry about leaving you out in the cold on Monday, I was enjoying a nice visit with my grandparents & I couldn’t resist staying a little bit longer than the weekend allowed. But now I’m back & ready to dish on all the best dishes around. Today I’m craving a meatloaf recipe due to the fact that I enjoyed a meatloaf sandwich the other day & have been wanting the real thing ever since. Enjoy author & chef Mark Bittman’s famous Meatloaf Recipe


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