Smoked Meatloaf + w- qview

Discussion in 'Beef' started by chisoxjim, Sep 6, 2009.

  1. chisoxjim

    chisoxjim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    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. [​IMG]
     
  2. nate_46

    nate_46 Meat Mopper

    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.[​IMG]
     
  3. chisoxjim

    chisoxjim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    thanks, thats how I feel. [​IMG]
     
  4. beer-b-q

    beer-b-q Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great looking meatloaf Jim, is that your Sous Chef with you doing the prep work? [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  5. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    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.
     
  6. bigtrain74

    bigtrain74 Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Looking great Jim!!! I need to get a meatloaf done again soon...

    You and your daughter with the cake is really cute too!!!
     
  7. oneshot

    oneshot Master of the Pit SMF Premier Member

    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!!!!!! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  8. the dude abides

    the dude abides Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    That looks great Jim. Nice work on that cake too.

    [​IMG]for family time.
     
  9. scarbelly

    scarbelly Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    Great job on spending time with your daughter in the kitchen. Very cool cake. She is going to remember this
     
  10. rivet

    rivet Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    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.


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  11. chisoxjim

    chisoxjim Master of the Pit OTBS Member

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

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