• In a small skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil for 4-5 minutes or until tender.
• Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the milk, eggs, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon, pepper sauce, saltines, parsley and seasonings; stir in onion mixture. Crumble meats over mixture and mix well. With wet hands, shape into a loaf and place in a greased foil-lined 13-in.x 9-in. baking dish.
• In a small saucepan, combine the sauce ingredients; cook and stir until the sugar is dissolved and sauce has thickened. Spoon some sauce over loaf; place bacon over top.
• Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until no pink remains and a meat thermometer reads 165°. Let stand for 10 minutes. Reheat remaining sauce; serve with meat loaf.
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