Meatloaf

~ Shopping List ~ 1 lb ground meat (beef, pork and veal mix is excellent) bread crumbs 1/3 cup ketchup 1/4 cup water (or broth or beer) 5 dashed tabasco sauce 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce salt 1 package Lipton’s French Onion Soup Mix 1 egg slightly beaten ~ What to do ~ Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F).  Mix ingredients together, shape into loaf form and place on an un-greased cookie sheet.  Bake uncovered for for 30-45 minutes.  Remove from oven and top with ketchup (optional), cook for an additional 15 minutes.  

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Steak au Poivre

~ Shopping List ~ 4 2 to 4 tenderloin steaks or eye of round (estimate 5 ounces per person) 2 tablespoons 1 to 2 Tbsp green peppercorns in brine, rinsed and drained 1/4 cup red wine or strong black tea Salt to season 1/2 cup beef stock 1/2 cup crème fraîche ~ What to do ~ Bring the meat to room temperature before cooking, about 20 minutes. Put the peppercorns to soak in the wine (drain before using). Heat the pan to high, and season the meat. When the pan is very hot, fry the steaks on both sides to …

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