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  • FireMan
    Charter Member
    • Jul 2015
    • 6880
    • Bottom of Winnebago

    Ye old burger, maybe.

    FWIW category, maybe. Got home late this evening & needed to cook somethin up tonight. I had some ground chuck, so I made some burgers. An idea that was rolling around in my head (dangerous). Maybe this has been tried, don’t know, but a different twist for me anyways.
    I salt & peppered one side due to my plan on cookin em. Fired the Napolean up on high, everything. Got my Griswold out & heated it up. Put the bergs on the grill & brought them to 115 approx, meanstwhile, put a third of a stick of butter in the CI. Then started a process that brought the patties to 145 in the butter, flipping em a couple of times. Then, come s my favorite part, the sear. Had the side burner searing lit up on high & brought the burgers home on the Napolean sear. I probably mentioned it 17 times afore, but I love that thing. The skillet was on the searing burner also, so it was hot.
    I got the idea of this manner from a couple of sources. Combined them & it turned out pretty good. Wife loved em. No pics, to tired, plus my pics of food are dwarfed by most here. I know it sounds like a lot of work for a burger but, that’s the kind of tinkerin I like to do.
  • RonB
    Club Member
    • Apr 2016
    • 11440
    • Near Richmond VA
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    #2
    Sounds very good to me. I don't mind the work if the results are great, or if someone else is doin' the work.

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    • SullysSassySauce
      Club Member
      • Mar 2019
      • 34
      • Eau Claire Wisconsin

      #3
      How many cocktails did it take to brainstorm this tasty treat?

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        #4
        Very cool, Brother!
        Bon Appetit!

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        • NapMaster
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          • Jan 2019
          • 575
          • Denham Springs, LA
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          #5
          Sounds like a winner to me. Meat and butter!!

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          • bardsleyque
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            • Oct 2015
            • 557
            • Snoqualmie Wa.

            #6
            It really doesn't seem like too much work to me.It does sound very tasty and worth it!!!!

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              #7
              Love some burgers. Nice little twist.

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              • CaptainMike
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                #8
                Meh, no pics, didn't happen.

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                • Elton's BBQ
                  Elton's BBQ commented
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                  Yes.. Agree.. 😉

                • FireMan
                  FireMan commented
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                  I know, I know, I thought of pics when I had finished eating. I also realized I hadn’t eaten since a breakfast sandwich at 5 am. I was at the hospital 1/2 the day for a friend who had open heart surgery. The rest of the day got away from me.
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                #9
                I agree...meh. But I do like a good burger

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                • HawkerXP
                  Club Member
                  • Jul 2016
                  • 4424
                  • Northern Virginia
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                    Thermopop
                    Dot w two probes
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                  #10
                  I think it was rigged!🍔

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                  • Mudkat
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                    #11
                    I don't believe you had that breakfast sandwich either! 😆

                    That burger sounds great!

                    Hope your friends okay.

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                    • klflowers
                      Club Member
                      • Sep 2015
                      • 2552
                      • Tennessee

                      #12
                      Sounds like an excellent way to make a burger.

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                      • Bob's BBQ
                        Club Member
                        • Jan 2016
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                        #13
                        MMMM-butter burgers - I'm in!

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                        • FireMan
                          Charter Member
                          • Jul 2015
                          • 6880
                          • Bottom of Winnebago

                          #14
                          @Bob’s BBQ that’s part of the idea. The butter burger recipe I’ve seen slathers the butter on the bun. Then I saw a video where someone dips a rib-eye in rendered butter that sears it then cooks it to temp. So I figure cook it on the grill then do everything else in reverse, then frying them in the “juice”, lovely butter, then searing them. My wife is my best critic & likes mu bergs. I held one out from the process. She tasted it & said “wow what a difference.” I will tinker with it some more, always trying for the ultimate burger.
                          Last edited by FireMan; March 15th, 2019, 05:59 AM.

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                          • texastweeter
                            Club Member
                            • Jul 2017
                            • 2555
                            • Republic of Texas

                            #15
                            butter basted burgers... might be onto something. a little garlic in the butter too.. .

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                            • FireMan
                              FireMan commented
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                              Yes! Garlic! Yes! 👍 Gracias.

                            • bardsleyque
                              bardsleyque commented
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                              Man, I was going through this thread,and I thinks butter.....

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