One of America’s Favorites – Chili Burger

July 19, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in One of America's Favorites | Leave a comment
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Chili burger with fries

A chili burger (also known as a chili size, or simply size, stemming from “hamburger size” is a type of hamburger. It consists of a hamburger, with the patty topped with chili con carne. It is often served open-faced, and sometimes the chili is served alongside the burger rather than on top. The chili may be served alone, or with cheese, onions, or occasionally tomatoes as garnishes.

Chili burgers appear to have been invented in the 1920s by Thomas M. “Ptomaine Tommy” DeForest, who founded a sawdust-floored all-night restaurant, “Ptomaine Tommy’s”, located in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. Ptomaine Tommy’s was open from around 1919 to 1958, where his chili burger was referred to as “size”, and chopped onions as “flowers” or “violets”.

The term size for a chili burger arguably derives from the portion size of the chili used at Ptomaine Tommy’s. Ptomaine Tommy “had two ladles, a large and a small” with which to serve his chili, whether smothered on top of the burger or in a bowl; originally the ordering lingo used by his patrons was “hamburger size” vs. “steak size”, but later simplified to “size” and “oversize”. The use of the shorthand term “size” for burger-size portion of chili (in a bowl or on a burger) then gained currency throughout Los Angeles. Ptomaine Tommy was forced to close his restaurant August 10, 1958 and sell his property to satisfy creditors, and he died just a week later. His service to the community and his invention was noted by resolution of the California State Senate that same year. Food author John T. Edge considers the invention the milestone that marks the start of “traceable history of burgers in LA”, a first step to what he considers the “baroque” character of the Los Angeles hamburger scene. By interviewing former customers and friends decades after the fact, columnist Jack Smith wrote a definitive article in 1974 about DeForest and the dish that he had invented which became a very important part of the history of Los Angeles. What helped spread the popularity of this is dish was Deforest’s diverse clientel which included doctors coming off the late shift at the local county hospital, fight fans on their way home after attending matches at the Olympic Auditorium, and people associated with the Hollywood film industry.

The Carolina Burger is a regional variant of the chili burger served with coleslaw, mustard and chopped onions. Common in local restaurants in the Carolinas, it is also periodically offered at Wendy’s restaurants as the Carolina Classic.

Cincinnati Burger Week JULY 12-18, 2021

July 12, 2021 at 12:12 PM | Posted in BEEF, cheese, cooking, Food, grilling, turkey | Leave a comment
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Cincinnati Burger Week, presented by Braxton Brewing Co. and the Ohio Beef Council is back! During the week of July 15-21, some of the most mouthwatering burger hot spots in the city will be serving up $5 specialty burgers. Several participating restaurants will also be offering Braxton and Jack Daniel’s drink specials to add even more flavor to the week!

More than 80 locations are participating this year, offering burger enthusiasts and explorers plenty of time and options in which to indulge as they navigate through Cincinnati. Grab an official Cincinnati Burger Week passport, available at participating Burger Week locations, and get four or more stamps while you’re out dining on delicious burgers. Then submit your information and a picture of your stamped passport to be entered to win an ultimate grill-out party, courtesy of the Ohio Beef Council.

The Cincinnati Burger Tour: 13 Spots You Need To Check Out

New restaurants participating this year include: Americano Burger Bar, Arnold’s Bar & Grill, Bard’s Burgers, Barleycorn’s, Bar Louie, City Goat, Devino’s, Dunlap Cafe, Game On!, L’Burg Drinks & More, Local Post, Longneck’s Sports Grill, Lucky Dog Grille, Mecklenburg Gardens, Midway Cafe Mita’s, Overlook Kitchen + Bar, Paxton’s Grill, Price Hill Chili, Queen City Whip, Ramsey’s Trailside, Salazar, Silverton Cafe, Street City Pub, Toast & Berry and Wishbone Tavern.

This year Cincinnati Burger Week will be partnering with Childhood Food Solutions. On behalf of the participating restaurants involved, they will be making a donation as well as raising awareness for this great cause throughout the week. The mission of Childhood Food Solutions is to develop solutions for childhood food insecurity that can be applied in a community, tested for effectiveness, and duplicated in other communities. More info: http://www.kidsfed.org.

Event Info:

Date: July 15-21
Cost: $5 burgers
Age: This is an all-ages event. Some locations may be 21+
Burger Passports: Collect four or more stamps to be entered for a grand-prize drawing
Social media promotion: Follow @CincyBurgerWeek
More information about the event: http://www.cincinnatiburgerweek.com
For a full list of participating restaurants: https://bit.ly/304Dydf
https://www.cincyweekend.com/cincinnati-burger-week-returns-with-record-setting-number-of-participants/

Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week – SOUTHWEST BUFFALO BURGER

July 7, 2021 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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This week’s Wild Idea Buffalo Recipe of the Week is a SOUTHWEST BUFFALO BURGER. Made using the always delicious and always fresh Wild Idea Premium Ground Buffalo. Below is a recipe for the SOUTHWEST BUFFALO BURGER and also included is the recipes for the Pico de Gallo and Jalapeno infused Hollandaise. Then at the end of the post info on the Wild Idea Premium Ground Buffalo along with the web link. You can find this recipe and purchase the Wild Idea Buffalo Italian Sausage along with all the other Wild Idea Products at the Wild Idea Buffalo website. So Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://wildideabuffalo.com/

SOUTHWEST BUFFALO BURGER
This fantastic burger was the winner and favorite in our buffalo burger cook off! This simple recipe makes one fantastic burger. (Makes 3 to 4 burgers or 8 to 10 sliders)

Ingredients:

1 Wild Idea 1 lb. Premium Ground Buffalo
1 Tb. olive oil +
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. black pepper
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. garlic powder
1 cup pepper jack cheese, small cubes
½ cup (2) green chili’s, roasted, peeled coarse chopped
Pico de Gallo
Jalapeno Infused Hollandaise (recipe below)
Buns of choice

Preparation:

1.) Mix meat, olive oil, spices, cheese and chili’s together in bowl with hands and portion into desired patty size.
2.) Refrigerate for ½ hour to assist with binding.
3.) Preheat clean grill to 500*+.
4.) Brush burgers with a little extra olive oil and place burgers on hot grill, grilling 2 minutes each side. Keep grill lid closed.
5.) Brush with olive oil and grill ½ minute each side to give burger a bit of a crust.

Serve on buns and top with Pico de Gallo and Jalapeno Hollandaise! Accompany with *Tequila, Lime Buffalo Chips. *Recipe included with purchase.

Pico de Gallo (makes 2 cups)

Ingredients:

1¼ cup finely diced cherry tomatoes
½ cup finely diced onion, white, red or green
¼ cup finely chopped cilantro
1 Tb. sugar
¼ tsp. cardamom
½ tsp. each: coriander, cumin, salt & pepper

Juice of 1 – Lime

*optional: pinch of cayenne

Toss all ingredients together. Season to taste.

Jalapeno infused Hollandaise

Ingredients:

2 organic eggs, yolks only
½ teaspoon coarse mustard
½ teaspoon garlic, chopped
2 tablespoons lemon juice
½ teaspoon black pepper
1 Jalapeno, roasted, peeled and seeded
1 stick salted organic butter, melted

1.) Place all ingredients in blender and puree.
2.) With blender going, slowly add melted butter. Blend until mixture becomes thick.

Place leftover hollandaise in container and store in refrigerator for up to 5 days. Use as a spread on sandwiches or as a dip for crudités.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/blogs/recipes/54920001-southwest-buffalo-burger

 

 

 

Wild Idea Buffalo – PREMIUM GROUND BUFFALO 1 LB.

Wild Idea Ground Buffalo is a “must have” for countless healthy, meaty meals. We grind our finest roasts and steaks to bring you the most delicious ground buffalo on the planet. User friendly and very versatile, our 100% grass-fed, ground buffalo meat is packed with protein and minaturally low in fat and calories. Did we mention it’s delicious? Average 95% lean.

1 lb. package.
https://wildideabuffalo.com/collections/premium-ground-bison-burgers/products/1-lb-ground-buffalo

Healthy BBQ and Grilled Beef Recipes

July 7, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell Website and Magazine it’s Healthy BBQ and Grilled Beef Recipes. Find Delicious and Healthy BBQ and Grilled Beef Recipes with recipes including Grilled Beef and Vegetable Kebabs, Better-Than-Takeout Burgers with Sweet Potato Fries, and Hawaiian Steak Fajitas with Grilled Pineapple Salsa. Get that grill heated! Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Grilled Beef and Vegetable Kebabs
These easy grilled beef & vegetable kebabs are not only delicious–they’re economical too. Tri-tip is an inexpensive and flavorful cut of beef that takes beautifully to cooking over an open flame. Thread it onto skewers with colorful veggies and marinate for up to eight hours before cooking on the grill or over your campfire. Either way, it’s a healthy and tasty summer meal…….

Better-Than-Takeout Burgers with Sweet Potato Fries
This healthy take on burgers and fries swaps in chopped mushrooms for some of the meat in the burger patties, to cut back on calories and saturated fat………….

Hawaiian Steak Fajitas with Grilled Pineapple Salsa
Prepeeled pineapple, presliced peppers and onions and fresh pico de gallo help this quick, healthy dinner recipe come together in a flash. Chicken tenders are a good substitute for the steak if you prefer. Blend up some margaritas and call it a party…………..

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy BBQ and Grilled Beef Recipes
https://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/22815/cooking-methods-styles/bbq-grilling/beef/

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

July 3, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Safety hint for storing grilled burgers………..

To maximize the shelf life of cooked ground beef for safety and quality, refrigerate the ground beef in shallow airtight containers or wrap tightly with heavy-duty aluminum foil or plastic wrap. Properly stored, cooked ground beef will last for 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator.

Healthy Turkey Burger Recipes

June 15, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well, ground turkey | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell Website and Magazine it’s Healthy Turkey Burger Recipes. Find some always Delicious and Healthy Turkey Burger Recipes with recipes including Mushroom-Swiss Turkey Burgers, Cranberry and Herb Turkey Burgers, and Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Mushroom-Swiss Turkey Burgers
In this gluten-free turkey burger recipe, lean ground turkey stands in for ground beef, and portobello mushrooms produce a juicy, flavorful alternative to the traditional bun. Melted Swiss cheese, sliced tomato and arugula top off this delicious low-carb dinner!………

Cranberry and Herb Turkey Burgers
Our usual problem with turkey burgers is the dry, chewy texture of the cooked meat. The usual solution is to add fat, but a little sautéed onion, dried cranberries and soaked couscous work even better without larding down this healthy main course. With sage and thyme, call it a summery answer to Thanksgiving dinner. If you like, serve with homemade Blueberry Ketchup……..

Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers
These tasty turkey burgers, served on toasted focaccia and dressed with marinara sauce, are reminiscent of a sausage pizza. Shredded mozzarella combined with fresh basil melts beautifully inside these gems………..

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Turkey Burger Recipes
https://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/18906/ingredients/meat-poultry/turkey/main-dish/burger/

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

June 15, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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That healthy Ground Turkey………..

Ground beef and turkey are both nutritious meats that provide protein, fat, and a variety of vitamins and minerals. Turkey is generally lower in saturated fat than beef. As such, it may be a better choice for heart health. Fat-free turkey is also the lowest calorie option if you’re interested in weight loss.

Turkey meat is a particularly rich source of B vitamins, including B3 (niacin), B6 (pyridoxine), and B12 (cobalamin). Two thick slices (84 grams) of turkey pack 61% of the DV for vitamin B3, 49% for vitamin B6, and 29% for vitamin B12 ( 1 ).

Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

May 5, 2021 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell Website and Magazine it’s Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes. Find some Delicious and Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes with recipes including Sweet Potato-Black Bean Burgers, Roasted Cauliflower and Potato Curry Soup, and Slow-Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. You can also subscribe to one of my favorite Magazines, the EatingWell Magazine. So find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes
Find healthy, delicious sweet potato recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Sweet Potato-Black Bean Burgers
These vegan sweet potato-black bean burgers spiced with curry powder are easy to make. Blending the mixture with your hands gives you a soft, uniform texture then the outside gets crispy by cooking in a cast-iron pan. To make this recipe gluten-free too, use gluten-free oats and serve the patty in a lettuce wrap, omitting the bun…………….

Roasted Cauliflower and Potato Curry Soup
In this healthy cauliflower soup recipe, roasting the cauliflower first adds depth and prevents the florets from turning to mush. A little tomato sauce and coconut milk give the broth a rich, silky texture. Serve with a dollop of sour cream or yogurt, if desired……………….

Slow-Cooker Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows
The genius hack in this recipe: topping sweet potatoes with marshmallows while they’re still piping hot from the slow cooker yields a baked marshmallow topping that’s typical with baked sweet potato casseroles……………….

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes
https://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19319/ingredients/vegetables/sweet-potato/

Applewood Smoke Bacon and Sharp Cheddar Cheese Ground Chicken Burger w/ Baked Fries

April 28, 2021 at 7:14 PM | Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments
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Today’s Menu: Applewood Smoke Bacon and Sharp Cheddar Cheese Ground Chicken Burger w/ Baked Fries

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. I had to have Mom at her Family Doctor’s at 8:30 this morning. Her blood pressure was a little high so they are starting her on new medication. They are also looking at some type of treatment to help with her arthritis. Back home took it easy, I had a headache all day. More than likely it’s my sinuses. Anyway for Dinner tonight I prepared a Applewood Smoke Bacon and Sharp Cheddar Cheese Ground Chicken Burger w/ Baked Fries.

 

I had purchased a package of Smart Ground Chicken from Meijer a while back and had it in the freezer. I set the package in the fridge overnight to thaw. To make the Burger I’ll need; the Ground Chicken (1 lb. package), Litehouse Poultry Herb Seasoning, McCormick’s Grinders of Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley, and Meijer Italian Style Bread Crumbs. For toppings I’m using Kraft Reduced Fat Mayo w/Olive Oil, Heinz 57 Sauce, John Morrell Applewood Smoked Bacon, and Kraft Deli Style Sharp Cheddar Cheese. Served it on a Healthy Life Wheat Hamburger Bun.

 

First thing I did was fry the Bacon. I’m using John Morrell Applewood Smoked Bacon. I rarely use John Morrell but you have to use what you can find in stock right now at the stores. John Morrell Bacon is great tasting Bacon, just don’t use it. So I grabbed a large skillet and sprayed it with Pam cooking Spray. Then heated it on medium heat. When the skillet was heated I added the Bacon. Mom loves Bacon so I just fried the whole package. Fried up great and was delicious! I set it aside until I needed it.

 

Next I made my Chicken Burger patties. To prepare them, in a large bowl, combine Chicken, Ground Cumin, Paprika, Garlic Powder, Dried Oregano, Sea Salt and Peppercorn Medley, and Italian Style Bread Crumbs. The Seasonings amount are to taste and 2 tablespoons of the Italian Style Bread Crumbs. Make a little depression with your thumb in the center of each burger so they cook evenly. Divide the mixture into 4 patties.

 

In a Cast Iron Skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add burger patties and cook, flipping once, until golden and a thermometer inserted into the center registers 165°, 8 to 10 minutes. Top with Cheddar and cook until just started melting, 2 minutes. Remove from heat and transfer patties to a plate. Serve on the Buns and top with Mayo, Heinz 57 Sauce, and the Bacon. The Ground Chicken Burger is juicy, moist, and flavorful! I’ll have to start having a lot more often!

 

 

To go with the Chicken Burger I prepared Ore Ida Golden Crinkle Cut French Fries. Like all the Ore Ida Products, they are easy to prepare and delicious. I just baked them for 19 minutes and done! Served them with a side of Heinz 57 Sauce. For Dessert later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s Pretzels with a Coke Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Smart Ground Chicken
Ground chicken is a healthy start for any meal since one serving (100 grams, or about 3 ounces) meets one’s protein needs for a nutritious meal – plus it’s lower in calories and fat than many meat sources. Lean ground chicken is high in protein and offers less saturated fat than ground beef.

 

 

 

 

 

Ore Ida Golden Crinkles®

French fries with ridges.Ore Ida Golden Crinkles®
We’re proud to say that our Golden Crinkles® are America’s favorite fries!* What’s not to love? These oh-so-tasty crinkle cut fries are just plain fun, especially when they’re paired with a juicy hamburger or hot dog and dipped in Heinz® Ketchup

SERVING SIZE 84g
CALORIES 120
FAT 4 1/2g
SODIUM 290mg
CARBS 19g
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Kitchen Hint of the Day!

February 7, 2021 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Fry those Burgers……………….

Cook your burgers in a flat pan over medium-high heat. The patties should sizzle when they hit the pan, and when you flip them, you should see a nicely dark, golden-brown sear on the underside. That’s the sign of a good burger.

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