This recipe was clipped from a newspaper (must be from the Ann Landers column) and the date “5/25/84″ written on it. Recipe is typed below along with a scanned copy.
Dear B.J.: I swore I would never print another recipe, but your plea has softened my heart, and maybe my head, because I’ve decided to run it again. Here it is:
ANN LANDER’S WORLD FAMOUS MEATLOAF
2 pounds ground round steak
1 1/2 cups bread crumbs
3/4 cup ketchup
1 tsp. Accent
1/2 cup warm water
1 package Lipton’s onion soup mix
Beat thoroughly. Put into loaf pan, cover with two strips bacon if you like that flavor. Pour over all one 8-ounce can tomato sauce. Bake one hour at 350 degrees. Serves six.
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Ann Landers never used bacon in a recipe, as she was Jewish…no pork.
The bacon was listed as optional in her recipe:
“cover with two strips bacon if you like that flavor”
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I have used this recipe since I cut it out of Ann Landers column but have missplaced it.
Am so glad to have found it but I don’t remember it having the Accent being in there.
Thank you for having it available.
It always had the accent in it my mom made it ever since she got it out of the paper but we did not use the the accent Love this recipe
I use Italian Seasoned bread crumbs. I omit the MSG.
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