My own mother had the same battles with me, I had these battles with my step-son (now 22) and my son (now 16). Time for my youngest to have a go at the dinnertime battle of the wills.
1 pound ground beef
1 pound ground pork
1/2 cup bread crumbs softened with 6 TLBS milk
3 TLBS ketchup
2 TLBS Worcestershire sauce
2 TLBS parsley
1/2 tsp. garlic salt
1/8 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
Mix together well to incorporate all the ingredients. Shape into a form that will fit into your crock pot. Put the lid on, set the crock pot to low. Come home after work to a completely cooked and delicious meatloaf.
(The house five bite rule; you cannot say anything bad until you have tried five bites).
She finally realized that Mom meant business. She could eat her five bites this evening and move on with her life or she could eat her five bites for breakfast. She wisely chose this evening.
Meatloaf 1, kid 0.