Mini Meatball Heroes : In order to get those really melt-in-your-mouth meatballs, mix all of the seasonings together before you add the meat. Giada uses a combination of ground beef, pork and veal in her mini sandwiches. via Food Network
Chef John's Braised Creamy Mushroom Meatloaf Recipe - "This technique keeps the meatloaf moist, while fortifying the sauce with its flavorful drippings. Regardless, this technique will work with just about any meatloaf recipe out there.