Best Burger Ever with Secret Sauce

I don’t know that this is the BEST Burger Recipe ever, but it’s pretty damn good and what makes it, is the Secret Sauce.

Recipe

Burger
ground beef 85/15
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buns
1/2 cup of grated Monterrey jack cheese
1/4 cup BBQ sauce
season salt to taste
cracked black pepper
onion powder

Secret Sauce
3/4 cup of mayo
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1/4 cup ketchup
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1/4 cup relish
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2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
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seasoned salt
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Combine the ground beef,
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grated cheese,
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bbq sauce,

and seasonings.
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Shape patties that are about 1 inch thick.
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Then it is very important to push a 1/2 inch indent into the center of the patty–this is what prevents the patty from becoming a dome. These burgers stay extra moist because the bbq sauce and cheese are mixed in with the meat.

Grill for 4-6 minutes, but make sure it doesn’t burn. Then flip the burger over and cook until done.

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For the sauce: Combine all ingredients and whisk until well mixed. Taste and adjust ingredients to your liking.

Assemble the burgers and serve with lettuce or your choice of toppings!

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Ham Salad

Have you missed me?

Well I have completed my 1st week of work! Its been tough and I am sorry to say that I only cooked dinner one day this week! I have baked more than cooked and I am bummed! I need to get back in that kitchen and cook! I also got my new camera this week! YAY!!!!! It’s Beautiful! I am in love! I need to practice more with it and get better! But I am loving it!

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recipe

2 cups finely diced ham
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3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped
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1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
1/4 cup mayonnaise
2 Tbsp minced onion
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2 Tbsp minced celery
2 Tbsp minced red bell pepper
1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
2 Tsp Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp lemon juice
A large pinch of cayenne (optional)
Salt and black pepper to taste
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Mix everything but the salt, pepper and cayenne in a large bowl. Taste and add cayenne, salt and black pepper to taste. Serve chilled.

Serve straight, or mixed in with macaroni, or in a sandwich in a hamburger bun, a Kaiser roll, regular bread, in a pita or as a wrap.
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