Mom, why do we cut off the sides of the meatloaf when we put it in the oven? She thinks for a second before she responds, that’s a good question. I actually don’t know. Your grandmother used to prepare it like that. I’ll call her and ask.
So she rings her mother asking, mom, why do we cut off the sides of the meatloaf when we bake it in the oven? After a short moment of silence, her mother replies, I actually don’t know. Your grandmother used to prepare it like that. I’ll call her and ask.
When she asks her mom, she starts laughing immediately. She says, child, when your father and I were young, the oven was too small, so we had to cut the ends to make it fit.
Old habits die hard.
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