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Outnumbered 11-18-2012 09:23 PM

Meatloaf & Apple Pie
 
I've never smoked a meat loaf, or an apple pie for that matter. With the Throwdown "Let's Get Baked" challenge, I felt inspired.

So I started by putting the middle kid to work on the apple pie with peeling and slicing the apples.
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I usually make my own crust, but admittedly cheated this go round with a frozen crust. But I filled the crust and got it ready to bake while the UDS was coming up to temp. This is about 45 minutes in. UDS was cruising along at 350 and I applied egg white wash.

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The pie comes off to cool about the time the meat loaf goes on.

http://i1098.photobucket.com/albums/...all2012028.jpg

I make my meat loaf a little different than most...almost like candy. Brown sugar, regular sugar, ketchup and BBQ sauce. Again, the middle kid goes to work on the mixing.

http://i1098.photobucket.com/albums/...all2012017.jpg

Meat loaf is ready to come off the smoker at about 180 IT.

http://i1098.photobucket.com/albums/...all2012029.jpg

The money shot, as good as it gets anyway. The food tasted far better than the photo looks.

http://i1098.photobucket.com/albums/...all2012032.jpg

Gore 11-18-2012 10:03 PM

An excuse for cooking together is the best part of these TDs. Those are fabulous pics!

Al Czervik 11-18-2012 10:07 PM

Great post Outnumbered... Love the meatloaf, the pie and your little helper!

peaspurple 11-18-2012 10:09 PM

I love the look of that apple pie, my favorite. Meatloaf looks tasty to.

Looks like you have a pretty awesome assistant chef too.

rondini 11-18-2012 10:34 PM

That's good for a dad to do. And the food looks yummy.:thumb:

Phubar 11-19-2012 01:53 AM

Excellent!

buccaneer 11-19-2012 01:59 AM

Now I want pie! :clap:

Kathy's Smokin' 11-19-2012 09:13 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Outnumbered (Post 2275204)

Wow, Greg, this pie is a thing of great beauty. The photos absolutely transmit deliciousness. I love meatloaf, too. Can I squeeze into at spot the table when seconds go 'round?

bluetang 11-19-2012 09:34 AM

Fine lookin food there!!

1911Ron 11-19-2012 09:40 AM

Looks like you have a good helper and the food looks good also!

Babyboomerboy 11-19-2012 12:24 PM

I don't think it matters what the food taste like when you can spend quality time with your child. However, that pie does look good. Thanks for sharing.

Big George's BBQ 11-19-2012 12:44 PM

Food looks Great Love the shots of your daughter Caqnt wait till my grandson is a little older

Wampus 11-19-2012 01:40 PM

WE had meatloaf last night too! (oven meatloaf)

That looks great man! Apple pie......MMMMMMMMMMMM!


Nice work Greg! :clap:

fingerlickin' 11-19-2012 04:39 PM

That looks great! Apple pie a la mode is my favorite. Nice use of the kid crutch also! Nothing like sharing some time with the kids in the kitchen. :thumb:

Outnumbered 11-19-2012 08:16 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Wampus (Post 2275742)
WE had meatloaf last night too! (oven meatloaf)

That looks great man! Apple pie......MMMMMMMMMMMM!


Nice work Greg! :clap:

The kids love meat loaf, but I never would have thought to do one on the smoker without the advice from folks on here. Now I'm not sure I can ever cook one in the oven again.


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