I created this dish today because last night I had a migraine for first time in at least a year, and today I woke up famished. Nothing I could eat immediately appealed to me, though.
I looked in the fridge, and I looked in the cupboards. These are some of the things I took from what I saw:
- 2 lbs medium ground beef
1 cup of Ritz crackers
1/3 medium spanish onion, finely chopped
1 3 oz tin whole smoked oysters
2 large eggs
3 oz old cheddar
1/2 cup mayonaise
2 tbsp barbecue sauce
1 tbsp Maroun’s Garlic Spread
1 tbsp crushed peppercorns
2 tsp cayenne pepper
2 tsp worcestershire sauce
1 tsp salt
This is what I did with them:
- Grated the cheddar.
- Finely crushed the crackers with the salt, peppercorns, and cayenne pepper. Added the smoked oysters and onion; mixed with a fork until oysters were well broken up and the mixture was clumping. Added the Garlic Spread, eggs, mayonaise, barbecue sauce, and worcestershire sauce and mixed until creamy and even.
- Added the concoction to ground beef and mixed by hand as well as possible. Placed in a glass baking dish.
- Pre-heated the oven to 350°F. Put the meatloaf in for 55 minutes (at which point I will remove it and top it with the cheddar and put it back in the oven for another 5-10 minutes.)
After the hour I will remove the dish and let the meatloaf rest for 10 minutes before serving myself. Then I will taste it and see if it’s as good as I expect it to be.