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New Burger Recipe

Pretty simple stuff, but I figured I would share this from last night's cook.  Over the holidays, my brother bought me Weber's Big Book of Burgers, so my wife and I tried a new recipe from it last night.  Pretty good stuff.  The burgers have nutmeg in them, a grilled apple slice, a little lettuce, white cheddar cheese (they called for Havarti, which I didn't have) and a grilled pretzel bun.  Really good stuff.  Anyway, enjoy !



Columbus, OH - XL BGE and Medium BGE

Comments

  • WoodchunkWoodchunk Posts: 911
    What was the burger mix, 80/20?
  • Yep.  80/20.  I added a little of Myron Mixon's Original dry rub in it and as mentioned above 1 tsp of nutmeg.
    Columbus, OH - XL BGE and Medium BGE
  • Would never have thought to put nutmeg in a burger, but I can imagine it would pair nicely with the apple. 
  • SonVoltSonVolt Posts: 1,610
    1 tsp of nutmeg is enough for 30 pumpkin pies. Holy crap. 
    South of Nashville  -  BGE XL  -  Alfresco 42" ALXE  -  Alfresco Versa Burner  - Sunbeam Microwave 
  • vb4677vb4677 Posts: 585
    Nice cook!

    And not to detract, but rather add to the convo, I happened across this site yesterday... seems appropriate for us burger lovers!!


    http://www.cheeseandburger.com/
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    Barbeque, Homebrew and Blues...
  • @vb4677

    Thanks for the link. Got to try some of those.
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  • Hans61Hans61 Posts: 3,661
    How did it taste? I’ve never thought of grilling an apple or putting saidbgrilled apple on a burger
    “There are three rules that I live by: never get less than twelve hours sleep; never play cards with a guy who has the same first name as a city; and never get involved with a woman with a tattoo of a dagger on her body.”
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  • kindaquick14kindaquick14 Posts: 94
    edited January 11
    It was definitely different.  My wife and I absolutely loved it.  It had a sweet taste, obviously.  I hit the temp dead on medium.  The combination of the fresh grilled pretzel bun, nutmeg in the meat, perfect temp, and grilled apple made for a really different flavor.  I'm pretty good at burgers (as I'm sure I'm not alone here) so when I go out to eat, I rarely find a burger that really hits the mark.  That said, however, I typically stay in my comfort zone when I make them at home.  The typical: bacon, fried egg, mushrooms, lettuce, tomatoes, etc.  This was outside of that normal comfort zone given the flavors added here.  But it was great!  Oh, and just to add, that was 1 tsp. nutmeg in just over a pound of 80/20.  Not overwhelming - just complimentary. 

    One more gratuitous close up.

    Columbus, OH - XL BGE and Medium BGE
  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 8,019
    HOW YA LIKE DEM APPLES?
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    XL 6/06, Mini 6/12, L 10/12, Mini #2 12/14 MiniMax 3/16
    Tampa Bay, FL
    EIB 6 Oct 95
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