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Smoked Meatloaf + w- qview

post #1 of 11
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2nd try a meatloaf on the smoker, only had 1.75 lbs of ground chuck and did my best. Smoked for 3 hours, until about 160,then topped with marinara for 30 minutes. Not as "tight" as my first loaf, but just as good.

I also spent the afternoon working in the kitchen with my daugter, now almost 3. She has a Haloween book, and has wanted this cake forever. I tried and turned this out with her help. I am not a baker, but the time spent, and the look in her eyes is worth its weight in gold.

thanks for letting me share this. icon_cool.gif
post #2 of 11
Don't really like meatloaf, but points scored for the cake (well really for the fact you spent part of your day with a great helper)........ The cake wouldn't of been as good alone.PDT_Armataz_01_37.gif
post #3 of 11
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thanks, thats how I feel. PDT_Armataz_01_01.gif
post #4 of 11
Great looking meatloaf Jim, is that your Sous Chef with you doing the prep work? icon_smile.gifPDT_Armataz_01_34.gif
post #5 of 11
Now thats a fine looking meatloaf. We do them all the time around here now I just smoke them more them in the oven. But you cann't beat the time you can spend with the kids. Great job there Jim and your little helper.
post #6 of 11
Looking great Jim!!! I need to get a meatloaf done again soon...

You and your daughter with the cake is really cute too!!!
post #7 of 11
Great lookin loaf Jim...But the cake and that little sweetie get the prize!!!!
Wait til she asks daddy to smoke a Dinosaur like the one on her shirt!!!!!!!
I just can't wait for those Qviews!!!!!! icon_mrgreen.gificon_mrgreen.gificon_mrgreen.gif
post #8 of 11
That looks great Jim. Nice work on that cake too.

points.giffor family time.
post #9 of 11
Great job on spending time with your daughter in the kitchen. Very cool cake. She is going to remember this
post #10 of 11
Gotta say I'm not a meatloaf lover, but at least your marinara wasn't in a "trench" down the middle like my dad used to do with ketchup!

BIG points for the cake, your helper and as The Dudes said~ family time. Love these moments bud, cause you'll never get them back.

post #11 of 11
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you guys have it 100% correct, quality time with family, children is priceless.
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