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KJL's TV Dinners: June Cleaver's Meatloaf

Welcome to June Cleaver's kitchen! We're in the middle of the winter season, which means you're probably craving warm, delicious comfort food. You want to stay indoors and eat the meals that make everything better. Everyone has food they crave, but nothing satisfies your taste buds more than a warm, steaming plate of meatloaf.

Whenever I think of meatloaf, I imagine June Cleaver from the classic 1950s and '60s television comedy, Leave It to Beaver. While the show focused primarily on the adventures of Beaver "Beav" (Jerry Mathers) and his older brother, Wally (Tony Dow), the sitcom was, at its core, a family show. June (Barbara Billingsley) was always either cleaning the house while wearing a dress and pearls, or she was in the kitchen cooking meatloaf, canned corn, mashed potatoes and gravy, and chocolate cake. The father, Ward (Hugh Beaumont) always arrived home from work just in time for dinner, where everyone sat down at the table together and had a trad…

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