Category: Burgers


Cocoa and Coffee Crusted Hamburgers

Are you tired of the same old, delicious, burger recipes? No? Me neither. Just checking. I don’t think I have ever met a burger I wasn’t ready to inhale. Having said that, here is something a little different to impress your taste buds and friends.

How to Make a Ramen Burger

A ramen burger is basically a normal burger with curly hair consisting of a compressed ramen noodle bun. Like any other burger, there are many combinations of toppings that go great with this carb and protein bomb (did I mention how dense this thing is? Wow). I’m not going to go in to toppings ...

Feta Burger with Red Pepper Aioli

My new title for Grilling Companion is Hamburger Helper.  I have a business card and everything, so that makes it official, right?  I like that title because it pretty much sums up my grilling goals lately, which is helping hamburgers get into my belly in as many combinations as possible.  I love...

Hot Brown Turkey Burger

Inspired by the Kentucky Derby, this burger gives the great taste of a Hot Brown.  If you aren't familiar with a Hot Brown, it is an open face sandwich with sliced turkey, bacon and a wonderful cheese sauce originally from the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky.  Other variations include tomato a...

Guacamole Burger

Tex Mex Burgers with Guacamole

My favorite ethnic food by far, is Mexican. The cheese, the jalapenos, the mariachis... its pretty amazing. So, of course, the idea of a burger inspired by some of my fav Mexican flavors sounded like a great match. The guacamole added to the burger gives it a clean, fresh taste and is a perfect bala...

Black Bean Burger

Veggie Burger Recipe

A fair amount of work, but my vegetarian wife says this is the best veggie burger recipe she has ever eaten, home made, from the store or in a restaurant.  And she is pretty picky.

Bacon Cheeseburger

The great bacon cheeseburger

Numerous sites and TV shows have taken the burger to extremes with super fusion gourmet burger recipes.  But for me the quest for the best burger recipe ends with a simple bacon cheeseburger.   I really don't need a Thai-Spanish bleu cheese burger.  There is something to be said for the classics...

Tips on How to Cook Perfect Hamburgers on a Grill

Let's step back and talk about how to grill hamburgers the right way. You see, hamburgers may seem easy to make, but I have choked down far too many dried out and burnt disks of beef than I care to remember.

Jerk Turkey Burger

Grilled Jamaican Jerk Turkey Burgers

What better way to enjoy a grilled hamburger than to eat it with little guilt... by adding some jerk.  This recipe takes us to Jamaica, Mon, where we spice up a lean turkey burger with some tropical flavor.  We like to call them Jerkey Burgers.