Thursday, December 2, 2010

My Best Burger Yet

I'm getting pretty good at this burger thing. I'm guessing that within a few weeks I will have it perfected. This time I cooked some thick bacon and again cooked the meat in the pan with the bacon grease. Also similar to the last time I cooked a burger this way was the butter lettuce and Bone-Sucking mustard sauce.

But there were a couple new wrinkles. There was almost no cheese in the fridge; something that never happens. The only thing we had were those little Mini Babybel snack cheeses. Whatever, it's still cheese. I unwrapped a couple of them from the wax, chopped them into slices, and melted them on the meat. Turns out they were quite good.

I also used one of those amazing 33-cent rolls from King Ranch Market. And, instead of Vidalia onions, I sauteed a red onion until it was tender, added a drop of chili sauce and some balsamic vinegar, and let it turn into a sweet, tangy paste.

I still might tweak this burger a little bit before I'm completely happy with it. We'll see.


Anonymous said...

looks amazing, pp.

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Anonymous said...

One of the best burgers I've had from your Mom's in Austin they friend the bacon on the grill, chopped it up and then smashed the burger down on the chopped bacon, I found it amazing overall.

Banana Wonder said...

Your burger does look and sound amazing. You made this? Yes that must be your cell phone in the back? I love it! Youre such a guy food food blogger! LOLZ.

JustinM said...

That's my cell phone and my J Crew socks!