Folks, I've yet to try this smoked, but it's the best meatloaf I've ever had. I'll be trying it soon on the smoker. It's my wifes recipe. 1 tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp Louisiana pepper sauce 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1 tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1 bay leaf 1/4 cup milk (2% will work fine) 1/3 cup ketchup (heinz won't work ) 1 lb ground beef 1 cup bread crumbs 1 egg slightly beaten Heat oil in a large skillet. Cook onion until soft. Add celery, and garlic; cook until pepper is soft. Stir in seasonings; simmer 5 minutes. Stir in milk and ketchup. Remove from heat; let cool. Remove bay leaf. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9" loaf pan. In a large bowl, combine seasoned mixture with bread crumbs, ground beef, and egg. Place in prepared pan; bake 75 minutes. Let stand 15 minutes before slicing.