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Cheese-Burger.net » bacon http://www.cheese-burger.net Burgers, Cheeseburgers and stuff... Yes a website about Burgers. Fri, 16 Mar 2012 21:42:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.23 Homemade: Stuffed Bacon Gorgonzola Burgers http://www.cheese-burger.net/recipes/homemade-stuffed-bacon-gorgonzola-burgers.html http://www.cheese-burger.net/recipes/homemade-stuffed-bacon-gorgonzola-burgers.html#comments Mon, 14 Feb 2011 23:17:44 +0000 http://www.cheese-burger.net/?p=4034 Cheeseburgers are amazing…the perfect blend of juicy meat and marvellously melted cheese, plus favorite toppings limited only by imagination! At our house, we enjoy homemade cheeseburgers at least one night each week – and I’m happy to say, I’ve decided to share some photos and recipes with you!

This week, we had stuffed bacon gorgonzola burgers. I was inspired to create this burger because the weather is still cold, and more snow was on the way – we wanted something warm and satisfying, yet sumptuously decadent for dinner. These burgers are not hard to make, so give them a try.

It All Begins With Quality Ingredients

I used super lean, high quality ground beef for this particular cheeseburger, because I added fat to it in other forms. If you use meat that is too fatty, you are likely to end up with a crumbled mess on your hands, and no cheeseburgers!

Pick your favorite Gorgonzola, and your favorite bacon. Peppered bacon would be nice, but I used a simple hickory smoked version – thick cut, of course! Choose toppings that appeal to you: I had avocado mashed with a little garlic and Worcestershire sauce, lovely gourmet lettuce from Tanimura and Antle, and a dab of bleu cheese dressing.

The Recipe – Stuffed Bacon Gorgonzola Burgers

Makes Four ¼ Pound Burgers or Two ½ Pound Burgers

Be sure your one pound of lean hamburger meat is completely thawed before you begin. Place it in a bowl, and, in a separate bowl, beat one egg with a fork. Add the egg to the meat, and mix it together. I use my own clean hands to do this – it is a messy job but everything blends together better. Take off any rings you’re wearing before you start.

Wash your hands, and add the following to the top of your meat:

1 tsp salt
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp ground black pepper
¼ tsp cayenne pepper

Next, in a separate bowl, mix together ¼ cup crumbled gorgonzola, and ¼ cup chopped bacon. You can use bacon bits if you want – just be sure they’re the real thing and not those fake crumbled soy bits.

Now, you’re ready to make your stuffed burgers! Use a patty maker if you have one, or form your patties by hand. I always divide my meat before I start to make the patties, that way the portions are just right. Since these are stuffed burgers, divide your meat into eight equal portions if you are making four burgers, or four portions if you are making two burgers. Start by making the bottom sections, and lay them out on a plate. Make a slight indentation in the middle of each, and divide the gorgonzola bacon mixture evenly between the patties.

Next, make the top sections. Lay them on top of the filled lower sections, and press the edges securely together to form a seal. Your burgers are now ready to be grilled! Since you’re using lean beef, be sure to oil the grill before you start, so they don’t stick. If you want, you can do them under a broiler on low, but if you can, make them outside on the barbeque.

Homemade: Stuffed Bacon Gorgonzola BurgersI grilled these beauties outside over a low hickory chip fire, enjoyed a glass of wine and looked up at the stars…Do the same and you’ll enjoy them even more! Let them go until they look done to you. Don’t poke and prod them, and turn them only once. Be patient with these burgers, they’re worth the wait.

When they’re finished, top each with a slice of muenster cheese and some grilled bacon. Toast your buns, add your toppings, and eat! I recommend a glass of your favorite red wine with these, or maybe a solid stout beer. They’re super rich, and absolutely delightful. Enjoy!

If you enjoyed our Stuffed Bacon Gorgonzola Burgers then try more Stuffed Burgers and Homemade Burgers.

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Awesome “Craz-E” Donut Burger http://www.cheese-burger.net/stories/awesome-craz-e-donut-burger.html http://www.cheese-burger.net/stories/awesome-craz-e-donut-burger.html#comments Tue, 13 Oct 2009 21:05:09 +0000 http://www.cheese-burger.net/?p=1717 At this years food celebration known as The Big E, you saw all kinds of crazy foods on display. None more exciting than this concoction:

Craz-E Burger

It’s called the Craz-E burger and it better be very very good. That’s because after eating it your heart may explode out of your chest.

Don’t laugh, the donut burger is catching on. It’s been a big hit with the summer fair circuit and now even a minor league baseball team the “Gateway Grizzlies” are serving this thing at their concession stands. At this years Big E, organizers said visitors bought around 1,000 Craz-E burgers each day of the fair’s 17-day run. That’s a ridiculous amount of calories.

Craz-E Burger

Feast your eyes on the Craz-E burger, one of the more sinful items made to order this year. It’s a burger that’s been smothered in cheese and slathered with bacon, and then sandwiched between two fried donuts.

Lets do the Craz-E Burger rundown:

Juicy beef patty – check!
Smothered in cheese – check!
Bacon – check!

Burgers are one of my favorite foods as it is, then you stuff it in between two donuts? I am all over this.

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Venison Bacon Burger Recipe http://www.cheese-burger.net/recipes/venison-bacon-burger-recipe.html http://www.cheese-burger.net/recipes/venison-bacon-burger-recipe.html#comments Fri, 09 Oct 2009 03:36:02 +0000 http://www.cheese-burger.net/?p=1608 It’s almost hunting season for many places around the country, and you should know what that means! Venison.

Lots of venison to use in this venison bacon burger recipe.   Venison Bacon Burger RecipeThe bacon adds the right amount of flavor to keep the venison from tasting dry or gamey.


6 slices bacon, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon minced garlic
2 shallots, minced
2 pounds ground venison
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
salt and pepper to taste
1 egg, beaten to mix
6 hamburger buns


  • Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until browned and crispy.
  • Pour bacon and grease into a heatproof bowl and allow to cool.
  • Heat olive oil in skillet then add garlic and shallots. Cook and stir until softened, then add to bacon.
  • When cool, mix in venison, Worcestershire sauce, parsley, salt, pepper, and egg until evenly combined.
  • Refrigerate for 20 minutes. Shape into 6 patties and grill to desired wellness.

The venison burgers go great on wheat or deli buns with a touch of mayo, some lettuce, tomato, onion and mustard.

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Bacon Cheeseburger Soup Recipe http://www.cheese-burger.net/recipes/bacon-cheeseburger-soup.html http://www.cheese-burger.net/recipes/bacon-cheeseburger-soup.html#comments Wed, 12 Dec 2007 21:34:33 +0000 http://www.uncork.net/uncategorized/bacon-cheeseburger-soup.html This Bacon Cheeseburger Soup Recipe is real hearty soul food with real cheddar cheese and the strong favor of bacon cooked into the whole recipe. Bacon Cheeseburger Soup Recipe serves 4-5.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 slices of strong bacon
  • 1 tablespoon beef bullion powder
  • 1/2 pound mild cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 celery stalks (chopped)
  • 1 large green pepper (seeded and chopped)
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon Seasoned Salt


  • Start by frying the bacon in a medium sized cooking pot until it is cooked through. Remove the bacon from the pot and set aside, keep about 2 tablespoons of the bacon fat in the pot and discard the rest. The hot bacon fat will be used to add flavor to the rest of the Bacon Cheeseburger Soup.
  • Stir in the chopped onion, celery and green pepper. Let this sauté gently until the vegetables are soft and cooked through.
  • Now add the ground beef to the pot and combine well, turn the heat up to medium and cook until the beef is browned. Stir the beef every couple of minutes to make sure it cooks evenly.
  • Now slowly mix in the beef bullion and seasoned salt, don’t let the bullion form clumps. The add the flour slowly while mixing well. Turn down the heat and slowly pour in the milk, still mixing the mixture.
  • The last step is to add the shredded cheddar and watch it melt into the soup over a very low heat.

Bacon Cheeseburger Soup: serve hot and top with a generous sprinkle of the cooked bacon.

This soup recipe is part of our Cheeseburger Soup Recipes series.
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Pineapple Bacon Burgers http://www.cheese-burger.net/recipes/pineapple-bacon-burgers-recipe.html http://www.cheese-burger.net/recipes/pineapple-bacon-burgers-recipe.html#comments Sun, 09 Dec 2007 23:37:29 +0000 http://www.uncork.net/recipes/pineapple-bacon-burgers-recipe.html This recipe has a juicy beef patty with an even juicer pineapple slice all wrapped in 2 slices of crisp bacon. Makes 4 Pineapple Bacon Burgers.


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 slices of pineapple, from a can
  • 8 slices of bacon
  • 4 burger buns


  • Combine the ground beef and minced onion in a bowl and season with salt and pepper.
  • Shape the mixture into 4 patties and a put 1 slice of pineapple on each patty. Now wrap 2 slices of bacon around the each patty and pineapple slice and secure in place with a toothpick.
  • Grill them over a medium/low heat and cover. Cook until the meat is fully cooked.

Suggested burger topping: try the classic lettuce, tomatoes and relish. More burger toppings.
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