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We hope everyone enjoyed their Fourth of July weekend and is excited for more warm weather grilling! This week, we’ll be making these two burgers: Stuffed Portobello Mushroom and Caribbean Chicken, and also eating lots of these Ice Cream Sandwiches in honor of National Ice Cream Month! It's time to think about getting out to one of the many #EGGfests around the country - see a list here

Plain old hamburgers(store bought)argh!

MopMop Posts: 496
edited November -1 in EggHead Forum
I`m going to do some burgers on the egg cause the winds today are brutal....
I have not used the egg for burgs yet.....is there anything special I should know?[p]High heat?
Lid open/closed?[p]Mop!

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  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,283
    Mop,
    make your burgers fatter arounf the edges, and thinner in the middle.They will cook up nice nd flat so that the cheese and sacue doesn't run off. Assuming they are about 1/3 pound burgers, cook direct at a stabilized 450. 4-5 minutes per side. Lay on a slice of onion maybe, some Q sauce, and a slice or two of cheese. Dwell for 4-5 minutes until cheese is melted.[p]CW got me started on these. Yum.
    Cheers!
    NB

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  • Sorry, just reread your post. Store-bought 1/4 pound burgers maybe 3 minutes a side at 450, then dwel til cheese is melted. Plenty of pepper on em.
    NB

  • MopMop Posts: 496
    NB,thank you sir......your instructions for cooking REAL burgers sounds soooo much better though....lol[p]thanks..their goin on right after this post is sent..[p]Mop!

  • JJJJ Posts: 951
    Mop,
    Since they are pre made use 2 to make 1 burger. Place some bleu cheese in the center and pinch the edges together. EGG to 500 or so *s and cook for about 4 min per side and dwell for another 4-5. This will get you a good medium bleu cheese burger.

  • MopMop Posts: 496
    JJ, Too late sir, all gone!..lol[p]That sounds great, I`ll try that for sure sometime...
    These burgers were huge, If I was to make one burger out of two I would have had to climb up to eat them..lol
    Really, they were big...
    Thanks!
    Mop!

  • MopMop Posts: 496
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    <p />Thanks gentlemen, I was a little leary of burgers on anything but my trusty Metal cooker, but these were unfriggin real.....So juicy and flavourful!...
    I cooked eight so the grill was loaded up pretty good...
    My wife bit into one first and just said.."try it"....I did and loved them...
    I sent a pic of me toasting you all who help me "look" like I know what I`m doing........thanks..[p]Mop![p]

  • Tim MTim M Posts: 2,410
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    <p />Mop,[p]Glad the burgers came out so well! I hauled my gas grill out behind the shed two years ago and have never used it since. I don't miss it either.[p]Nice picture of you up there in the frozen north. Try to remember to remove that blue haze filter next time. <G> :-)[p]Say hi to all the other Egg'ers up there in Canada for me (Earl/Barb - BBQfan1).[p]Tim
  • MopMop Posts: 496
    Tim M,Thanks Tim.......It`s a borrowed camera and I just know how to take pics with it nothing more.....It`s digital and I know nothing about them....
    It`s a Sony MVC FD73....it seems that the only good clear pics I can take are really close up pics..any pics from a distance are crap!..
    Thanks..[p]Mop!

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