Hello everyone! It was another one of those busy summer days. I have been working in my flower gardens and vegetable gardens. Things are finally growing nicely though I did have a few cut worms chop off a couple cucumber plants!! That makes me MAD!! Here on our farm we are doing MANY things. The farmer is preparing the combines for harvest. We will soon be combining barley! We are also getting things ready to take a few sheep to the STATE FAIR. Now, those of you that have shown livestock know that this process entails many, many details...big and small! It's gets to be a lot of work but I believe that it is really good for our kids. Having to do chores, taking care of animals helps them to learn responsibility and that's always a good thing...RIGHT???
Anyway moving on to the recipe for today!
OUTSIDE-IN CHEESEBURGERS I know this sounds confusing at first but just stay with me and I know you will get it! Does your family like cheeseburgers? Ours does but a lot of times I would run out to the grill and place the cheese on the burgers. Now, all the sudden a child comes rushing out and needs you NOW! So, you leave the grill, vowing that you will be right back to check on the melting cheese. Well for some odd reason.....you FORGET about the cheese. Finally you remember to check the burgers, you rush out to the grill, open the lid and what do you see??? ALL THE CHEESE HAS MELTED OFF OF THE BURGER and is hanging on the grill grate burning up! Well, that's what happens to me many times anyway! So, I have found that this is an easy way to have cheeseburgers WITH cheese!
What you will need:
1 1/2 pounds extra lean ground beef
1 packet lipton onion soup mix
Of course you can use your favorite burger recipe. I have several that I like but this one is quick and easy. Mix beef with soup mix and cracker pepper. Now you need to form very thin patties that are all as close to the same size as possible.
Cook until juices run clear; place on a really yummy bun like this one. Add desired goodies and EAT! Isn't this one cute? I had a few cherry tomatoes that were ripe in my garden (which is early for our part of the US) so I used them! The kids thought it looked pretty cute! He looks as if he is saying "Come on...get over here and take a big ol' bite out of me!!"