Blue Cheese Ranch Burgers

While I was in Trader Joe’s today, I saw my good friend, Karin. I was telling her that I was going to be making “ranch” burgers for dinner tonight and asked her opinion on what she thought would go with ranch. I had blue cheese in my cart, thinking blue cheese would pair well with…

Bison Burgers with Balsamic Grilled Onions

Tonight was the first time I ever tried a bison burger. I’ve been wanting to make bison burgers for quite some time and I finally did. My husband and daughter, who apparently are not very adventurous with food, refused to try this. Therefore, they got plain old, regular burgers.Personally, I think they missed out on this…

The Tastes of Thanksgiving Served on a Dinner Roll

I decided to make a little pre-Thanksgiving simple supper. I wanted most of the flavors of Thanksgiving on a slider. My thought process was this … For Thanksgiving dinner, you usually have turkey, stuffing, green beans, cranberries (plus mashed potatoes and some sort of sweet potato dish …. and if you’re at my house, acorn…

Butter Burgers topped with Sautéd Garlic Spinach

Tonight, we had burgers for dinner. As I was thinking of a recipe I could come up with, I remembered the smell of burgers when my Grandma Pete would cook them. She made a great burger. I remember her cooking them in butter, which gave me the idea for butter burgers. Not only did I…

Portobello Mushroom Burger

I actually ate my first portobello mushroom burger today. In my 51 years of life, I’m a bit ashamed to admit … I’ve not tried this amazing way to eat a burger until now.  This was a little bit like a party in my mouth – the flavors came together in just the right way.  After…

Raspberry Infused Turkey Burger

Tonight we had turkey burgers for dinner.  Instead of adding egg to bind my meat, I decided to use a raspberry dressing that was fat free, calorie free and sugar free. I wanted to add moisture to bind the meat and bread crumbs with the ingredients I chose to put in this burger, but wanted to…

Jalapeño Pepper Jack Burgers

If you are looking for a burger with a lot of flavor, using ingredients with a lot of kick, but aren’t looking for excessive spice, this could be the burger for you.  This burger can actually have a lot of spice, depending on how you decide to use your jalapeños.  I was having teens as…

Parmesan Burgers Topped with Crispy Kale

For a simple summer supper, I decided I’d make burgers.  It was such a lovely summer day in Southern California, a hamburger seemed like the perfect end to a great day. I really love parmesan cheese and thought it would pair well with kale, so I decided on parmesan burgers with a crispy kale topping.  I drizzled…

Applewood Smoked Bacon, Ranch Bourbon Burgers

Happy Father’s Day to all Father’s!  Today we celebrate our Dads … how special they are to us, what they have taught us and how they have helped shape us to become the person we are and will continue to become.  My Dad was the kindest, the sweetest man and the most wonderful father two sisters could hope…