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Fri Jan 3 09:20:40 UTC 2014

meat loaf (OED: 1892)

The Grange advance. (Red Wing, Minn.), 16 Feb. 1876. Chronicling
America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress:

Farm and Household.
Selected Recipes.
Meat Loaf.—Chop fine whatever cold
meat you have, fat and lean together, add
pepper, salt and finely chopped onion,
two slices of bread which have been soak-
ed in milk, and one egg mix well togeth-
er and bake in form. This makes an ad-
mirable tea or breakfast dish.

A similarly-worded recipe can be found in other newspapers in
Chronicling America between 1876 and 1892.


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