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New Menu Addition: Pico de Burger

Every week we get a fresh farm-to-table delivery from a farm co-op/community supported agriculture group in our area. It’s sooooo good. The most recent delivery had Roma tomatoes, red onions, jalapeno peppers, and fresh cilantro — pretty much the only stuff you need for pico de gallo. So I made a batch the same night […]

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#Burgerfail

I figure since I’ve posted so often over the years about all the great burgers I’ve made, I should post when I screw it up, too. Tonight’s “bright” idea was to caramelize the onions with bacon in the pan. I mean, right? Caramelized bacon and onions sounds like something they’ll have on the menu in […]

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Burger #3 – The Macapeno (and the cooking process)

This thing of beauty and deliciousness will be the third burger on the menu when I get around to opening my own burger joint … someday. Maybe I’ll call it “Macapeno” or something like that. It’s a burger covered in mac-and-cheese and grilled jalapeno peppers, all sitting on top of a chipotle mayo. DELICIOUS!!! This […]

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The Perfect Burger, Non-Bacon Edition

This is my Blistering Garlic Ranch Burger. I wish you all could’ve tasted this thing of beauty that I made a few nights ago, because it’s the best burger I’ve ever made. I’ve been tweaking this same burger for the past month or two, and finally got it to perfect burger status. What You Need […]

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My Latest Burger Experiment: Syrup

I haven’t posted about it in a while, but I’m still trying to make the perfect burger. I’ve got several different burgers that I make and love — one with jalapeno peppers for when I want some extra zing, one with bacon and ranch dressing, one with barbecue sauce, etc. But my latest experiment might […]

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Happy National Cheeseburger Day

Yes, September 18 is National Cheeseburger Day in the U.S. (I think every day should be celebrated that way, but anyway….) Here’s how I celebrated: I tried to follow the suggestions in this awesome article about burger smashing, but my patty was much bigger than what it recommends, so my burger ended up being a […]

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