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Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Ladies who lunch on pineapple!

Ladies Who Lunch:  Easy, elegant recipes for brunch, lunch or dinner by Ann Reed and Marilyn Pfaltz 1972  USA




Pineapple Ham Loaf & Fluffy Mustard Sauce
¼ cup light brown sugar, packed; 1-1 ¼ cups pineapple chunks, drained; cloves; 2 eggs, beaten; 1 can (300ml) cream of mushroom soup; ¼ cup ketchup; ¼ cup water; 450g ground cooked ham; 450g ground veal; 1 cup dry breadcrumbs; ½ tsp salt; pepper to taste; 1 onion, minced; 3 tblsp minced green pepper
Preheat oven to 180°C.
Grease a 23cm x 12cm loaf pan & sprinkle pan with the brown sugar. Stick pineapple chunks with clove & place, clove side down, to cover the bottom of the pan. Combine eggs, soup, ketchup & water. Thoroughly mix remaining ingredients. Pack on top of pineapple in pan. Bake for about 1 hr. remove from oven & invert on serving platter. May be served hot or cold with Fluffy Mustard Sauce.
Serves 8 - 10.

Fluffy Mustard Sauce
1 tblsp sugar; 3 tblsp prepared mustard; 2 tblsp vinegar; 1 tblsp water; 33/4 tsp salt; 2 egg yolks, slightly beaten; 1 tblsp butter, melted; 2-3 tsp horseradish; ½ cup heavy cream, whipped
Add sugar, prepared mustard, vinegar, water & salt to the beaten egg yolks. Cook over hot water, not boiling, & stir until thickened. Stir in butter & horseradish. Remove from heat & cool thoroughly. Fold in whipped cream. Serve at room temperature. Yield: 1 ¼ cups.


As those were seriously dull photos here's an inventive keyring given to me by Larna, to lighten things up! Anne.




5 comments:

  1. Wow, it's like a savoury pineapple upside down cake! And how was it?

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  2. Yes you're right about it's "look" Vicki !!! Falvour, hmm, meatloaf with cloves and pineapple . . .

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  3. I made it for tea tonight and I was really impressed - even my father ate it (notoriously picky eater). The sauce, in particular was amazing, I thought - really bitey flavour. I'm a fan! I used a few less cloves as it's not a flavour I wanted too much of. ;-) BTW, in the supermarket (Coles) tonight, there was a sign on the pineapple section that due to weather problems there were problems sourcing Australian pineapple products. I hope this doesn't continue!

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  4. No! What a disaster!
    I'm glad your Dad enjoyed the meatloaf. I agree about cloves, never my favourite flavour. I recently made the Hawaiian recipe you had on Unusual Coleslaw and will "post" that soon, has he tried it?

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  5. Is that the rissoles one? I'm tempted to try that as he'll eat disguised mince. But not chicken...

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