I Made a Vintage Ham Loaf Recipe from the 1950S
- I Made a Vintage Ham Loaf Recipe From the 1950s. Here’s How It Turned Out
- Nancy Mock
- Just thinking about the holidays (and all of that leftover ham!), I decided to make a 1950s ham loaf recipe.
- I love reading retro cookbooks and exploring vintage foods, so when I found a ham loaf recipe from the ’50s, I was eager to give it a try.
- When I shared my plan with family and friends, they were puzzled. Though a beloved recipe in Pennsylvania-Dutch country, no one in my circle had heard of ham loaf. We do love our meatloaf… but could a ham loaf recipe with a sweet-tangy glaze be just as tasty?
- How to Make a Ham Loaf
- For the Loaf:
- 1 cup coarsely crushed saltines (about 25 crackers)
- 1 cup 2% milk
- 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 1-1/2 lbs ground ham
- 1 lb ground pork
- For the Basting Sauce:
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon ground mustard
- 2-1/2 tablespoons vinegar
- 1/4 cup water
Directions at tasteofhome.com
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