Meatloaf is as synonymous with good old-fashioned American cooking as apple pie. While some may prefer meatloaf made with meat loaf mix, a combination of beef, pork, and veal, there’s something to be said for an all-beef loaf.
Meatloaf made with all beef requires some special handling so that it doesn’t taste like a dry, loaf-shaped hamburger. We set out to make a loaf with well-seasoned meat and just enough binder to give ...
An all-beef meatloaf may be convenient, but it's also tough, dry, and dense. We went through 260 pounds of beef to find the best way to lighten the loaf.
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