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Meatloaf, cracker barrel knock off

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    Meatloaf, cracker barrel knock off

    I know, google is my friend, I hopping someone here has tested one and deem it good.

    Can’t help,,,,,
    But I luv meatloaf,,,,,
    Ill be watching


      Never have had Cracker Barrel meatloaf, but I know there are some outstandin receipts here on th site fer some meatloafs that'll knock yer socks off...


        My favorite meatloaf is Alton Brown's. Give it a try. Not exactly what you were looking for but worth trying, I promise.


          Originally posted by SammyJ View Post
          I know, google is my friend, I hopping someone here has tested one and deem it good.

          I have. It’s my go-to meatloaf recipe. Almost all of them are the same, there are slight differences in proportions. I use the one from The Cozy Cook. I don’t stress too much about exactness for it, and it readily accepts substitutions (bbq sauce for a glaze, etc).


            Mexican Meatloaf
            (Hotness is somewhere between mild & medium)
            1. 1 to 1 ½ lbs ground meat (beef, venison, elk, etc)
            2. 1 lb tube of Jimmy Dean HOT sausage
            3. 2 eggs
            4. 1 medium finely diced onion
            5. 1 finely diced green pepper
            6. ¾ cup oatmeal
            7. 2 packages of Taco Seasoning mix
            8. 3-4 spoons of Salsa OR BBQ Sauce **
            Preheat oven to 350*F OR smoker/pellet grill to 225*F.
            Combine items 1 thru 7 above.
            For oven, place mixture in a foil lined loaf pan 9” X 13” size works well.
            Cook at 350*F for 1 hour and 20 minutes or until internal temperature (IT) is 160*F.
            For smoker/pellet grill, form into 3 loaves and place on a foil covered baking/cookie sheet.
            Smoke at 225*F for 2 hours or until IT is 160*F.
            When the IT reaches 160*F, cover the outside of each loaf with either the Salsa OR the BBQ Sauce and continue to cook for an additional 10 (BBQ Sauce) or 15 (Salsa) minutes.

            ** We like Newman’s Own Salsa and Blues Hog Smokey Mountain BBQ Sauce. You can’t go wrong with either choice.


              I have eaten at a Cracker Barrel a couple of times. always good. Meatloaf should be good too.
              Last edited by bbqLuv; August 19, 2021, 09:15 PM.


              • Mosca
                Mosca commented
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                The meatloaf is the hot ticket.

              • bbqLuv
                bbqLuv commented
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                Hot ticket for my belly. Thx U

              My mom made my favorite meatloaf and it was a dump recipe without much measuring. Lots of Quaker oats and Heinz ketchup and tons of love. I make my own version that passes for it but mine is more tender. Mom's could be served cold for sandwiches with the meatloaf slices used as the bread - truly a loaf!!


                My Grandmother's was pretty basic but delicious. As I recall, salt, pepper, egg, ground chuck, garlic powder, and chopped up bacon. Topped with a little ketchup and maybe a little more mixed into the loaf itself.



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