For the past week or so, I really haven’t been in the mood for cooking. Blame it on seasonal malaise, winter doldrums or even a somewhat boring Olympics. Anyway, for the most part I’ve been dining on canned soups, leftovers stored in the freezer, sandwiches (egg, tuna and ham salad) and on two occasions when I was out and passed a Subway Shop, a made to order sub sandwich. But today, I was in the mood for really food that would stick to my ribs. OK, so that Polar Vortex is heading back our way and I wanted something that would leave me with some leftovers to get me through any potential freeze-ins!

Meatloaf is always good for that, and I decided to be really energetic and create entirely new meatloaf recipe.DSC09155

I call it my RUSTIC CHEESEBURGER MEATLOAF … it is a specially spiced meatloaf that is topped with grated cheese and a special tomato sauce. After tonight’s dinner, which was served with Parmesan Crusted Pasta Shells and a Garden Veggie Mix, I’ll have enough leftovers for five or six more dinners.DSC09156

My dessert was Mardi Gras inspired, too.DSC09150

And after dinner I actually went back and watched the closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics.  And I take back what I said earlier about boring. I have no idea how they animated those giant stuffed animals at the end.2014-winter-olympic-games-closing-20140223-181818-978And when the when the bear blew out the Olympic flame

and a tear rolled out of his eye …Bearand down his cheek …

Ok, I’ll admit it! My eyes were a little dewy, too!


About Robert Edler

... a somewhat unknown and/or imaginary actor, writer, director, producer, photographer, friend, brother, uncle and all round good fellow that you really should get to know because he lives with that most glamorous fourpaw Mademoiselle Renee. (Mlle. Renee for short)

Posted on February 24, 2014, in MY LIFE AND WELCOME TO IT and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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