A tribute to Jerry Jennings in meatloaf and mashed potatoes

mr dave's loafy jennings

Please stop what you're doing and take a moment to view a new work of art. A marking of a historic moment in Albany history as it makes an every-few-decades-or-more transition. A tribute in the media of meatloaf and mashed potatoes.

Behold: Loafy Jennings.

This masterwork is the creation of the esteemed Mr. Dave, proprietor of the Ridiculous Food Society of Upstate New York -- where he details the process of creating the meatloaf relief:

Albany Mayor Jerry Jennings has been synonymous in my mind with the city at large for the past 20 years. Alas, as all things eventually do, his run as the leader of the city in which I was born has come to an end. One of the dominate traits of my personality is that I do not handle change very well and that I am prone to fits of nostalgia. I am already nostalgic for the Jennings era and it hasn't even come to a close yet. So I was thinking of how, in my own small way, I might offer tribute and in my own nonsensical manner immortalize Mayor Jennings.

All hail Mr. Dave. He has won the local internet today.

photo: The Ridiculous Food Society of Upstate New York


Shoulda used mashed sweet potatoes...

Needs some orange food coloring!

I'm so sad that Jerry is leaving!
Can i have a taste of the Jerry loaf?
I have a few great recipies for meat loaf, would like to add yours!

Can't…handle… this… Can't… breathe!


He did use sweet potatoes.

From blog post:
"You make a big batch of instant mashed potatoes and in this case add two mashed sweet potatoes to add the wonderful tan hue of Albany Mayor Gerald Jenning's storied skin tone."

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