Meatloaf's the word in 2009

Thursday, January 29, 2009

Nothing says winter like a hearty and delicious meatloaf.

In fact, food trends watchers predict that meatloaf will be popular in this next year. They say 2009 is all about getting back to the basics and that classic foods that everyone grew up with is making a comeback. There are some really fun and creative ways to entertain with meatloaf, including some great and unique ideas to entertain guests with meatloaf.

Portion Control: Entertaining is all about making it easy, fun and convenient for your guests. Instead of preparing a few large meatloafs, try making them smaller and more individualized, that way your guests can add what they want to their meatloaf.

Add Variety: Create different types of meatloafs that your guests can choose from. Beef, bison, and turkey are just a few of the options that will add delicious variety to your party.

It's All About The Toppings: Set up a toppings bar complete with everything imaginable that you could put on your meatloaf. Some exceptional topping choices include: BBQ sauce, mushroom jusile, gravy, chopped parsley, chives of dried onions. Each unique topping will enhance the flavors of your meatloaf.

Budget-Friendly: Believe it or not, meatloaf is a budget friendly food. Making meatloaf from scratch does not break the bank, and a little goes a long way. It's great for entertaining because you don't have to spend an arm and leg feeding everyone. In fact, leftover meatloaf can easily be made into meatballs which can compliment an entirely separate dish.

Meatloaf. It's what's for dinner in 2009!