January 20, 2009

Sliding along


I decided to skip today's Tuesdays with Dorie. Basically because the recipe called for a heavy cream filled sponge cake and I knew I would not keep it away from my mouth! If your here looking for the Berry Surprise Cake you can find it on Mary Ann of Meet Me in the Kitchen's blog. You can also see the other TWD Baker's post on this cake by going to our blogroll. If you have the Baking: From my home to yours book, the recipe is on pages 273-275. I will look forward to reading the post on the cake but will have to enjoy it that way only this week!


Instead I am going to post today my favorite kind of burger. A slider. The slider is the absolutely perfect sized burger - for me anyway! The first time I ever had a slider was when I went to Cheeseburger in Paradise. Yum, yum, yum. The last time I had a slider was right here at home. ;o). I live too far away from Cheeseburger in Paradise to eat there on a regular basis!

For this burger I did use the Amazing Taste seasoning packet. If we didn't love it....I wouldn't be mentioning it here! It was an awesome burger! Their recipe is below - I of course fixed it up my way with the fixings - and I made mine into sliders....but you can enjoy them any way you want to. Below is just a suggested way of making them!


Hearty American Burger
Amazing Taste Foods

1 1/2 lean ground beef or ground turkey
1 large red onion (sliced)
1 packet of Amazing Taste® for Burger
4 wedges of iceberg lettuce
1/3 cup chopped pickle
1 large tomato cut into slices
4 onion rolls (split)
4 slices of your favorite cheese (optional)

Shape beef into 4 (1/2 inch thick) patties. Evenly coat patties (both sides) with 1/2 Amazing Taste® packet. Set aside. Grill onion slices over medium heat. Sprinkle remaining Amazing Taste seasoning over onions. Cook 5 minutes. Grill or broil burgers for 5-6 minutes on each side. Top with cheese (optional). Add your favorite condiment to bun. Layer with lettuce, burger, grilled onion, pickle, and tomato.

Serve with Fries, Chips, or Potato Salad.

43 comments:

tamilyn said...

Oooo, sliders. Here in MN we go to White Castle and get sliders. Normally after a night of drinking. It has been a long time, but these look soooo much better!

Marthe said...

This looks so good!!! Now you've got me craving a slider too!! (at 8.34 am in the morning!!

noble pig said...

It is so beautifully executed to make my mouth water! Wow, that's a winning slider...just great looking.

Cristine said...

Mmmm... I love a good burger! :) Looks yummy!

Peter M said...

I'm glad you did (skip)...a burger is one of the most satisfying meals...really.

Cathy said...

Oh, this slider looks fabulous! You've got me in the mood for one right now, never mind that it is 6 in the morning!

Vickie LeBlanc said...

I love hamburgers. I make mine with home-raised organic ground chicken (when I can find it).

Robin Sue said...

Sliders are great! You are right, they are the perfect size and my kids love them as they feel it is something they can eat entirely.

Patsyk said...

Oh, that burger looks great! I'm thinking that I may have to make burgers soon... Yum!

Prudy said...

There's nothing out there that can beat a good burger. Not even a cake, no sir. Yours looks super yummy!

Flourchild said...

Yum this looks great. I wouldn't worry to much about missing this weeks TWD..that darn cake was good but would not rise!

Darius T. Williams said...

these looks great - but trust me when I say this - the cheese isn't optional!

Gera @ SweetsFoods said...

Hi Shelby!

A burger -paradise!! A hearty-beefy-stunning meal. Melted cheddar cheese can fit very well :))

recipes2share said...

Burgers are a weakness of mine and this looks sooo yummy!

Debbie said...

Oh does your burger look good! We live near a Cheeseburger in Paradise and my husband has had their sliders and they are good!

HoneyB said...

Thanks for the comments everyone!

Tamilyn, I've seen White Castle, but never have been!

Darius & Gera, cheese is NOT optional here either. ;o)

Marjie said...

There's nothing like a good burger!

Barbara Bakes said...

I agree a slider is the perfect size. I haven't seen the Amazing Taste seasoning in stores. I'll have to look for it.

Carrie said...

My bf just loves sliders!

Meg said...

Fantastic. I have never heard of amazing taste!

karen said...

i've been craving homemade hamburgers lately, i'm going to have to make some! these look great and i love sliders. my boyfriend loves White Castle, he's from missouri where they have them there. they don't have any around here in maryland but they do sell them frozen in the grocery store - NOT the same!

Bellini Valli said...

I love a good burger HoneyB:D It makes me long for the lazy, hazy days of summer.

Pam said...

I love sliders - yours look fantastic.

I would have eaten all the sponge cake too. ;)

Sabrina said...

Right about now that looks soooo tasty!!! nice!

Reeni♥ said...

It looks so fresh and delicious!! Now I'm hungry!!

Katrina said...

Yummy looking slider!
Smart to skip the TWD cake--I'm just glad we had company over to eat it, although it wasn't the greatest, I'd have kept eating it anyway.

Jessica said...

Basically there's nothing NOT to love about a slider. Just looking at the pictures is making me hungry!

Megan said...

This looks delicious!

P.S. I've just tagged you for an award on my blog!
http://megan-deliciousdishings.blogspot.com/2009/01/honest-scrap-blog-award.html

Gabe's Girl said...

You are so good to skip! I wish I had your will power. I would toss my cake aside for this burger any day!

J.Danger said...

Oh my gosh! I literally just spent the last HOUR talking myself out of going to In n Out when all I really want is a cheeseburger. So to distract my big pregnant butt I came here!

It's a sign, fate even!

Alyson's Wonderland said...

Those look delicious! I'm totally craving a burger now.

Aggie said...

What a perfect little burger!! I like it just how you fixed it!! YUM

Melissa said...

This looks super good! Now you have me wanting one. :)

Tangled Noodle said...

Cream-filled sponge cakes are great but give me good ol' sliders any day!

Fit Chick said...

Yummy, sliders. They look great! Sometimes you need a week off from baking, just to save your body, LOL.

Bobby said...

mmm, sliders. Really, what could be better? I could eat these everyday. They look great!

Bunny said...

I could definetly eat a couple of these, they look good!

Megan said...

Perfect size if I coul have two! ;)
And where did you but your amazing seasoning?

Megan said...

Perfect size if I coul have two! ;)
And where did you but your amazing seasoning?

tamilyn said...

Yeah, White Castles from the freezer section leave a lot to be desired, but hubby will eat them out of the vending machine at work once in a while. Yuck. I looked up that seasoning mix and they don't sell it here in MN. Too bad, it sounds really good :(

JyLnC said...

Thank you for posting the link to Amazing Taste. I had never heard of this product until you mentioned it in a previous post. I surfed the website and was happy to see they are low sodium and free of msg. I usually use Mrs. Dash.

I'm going to look for them the next time I shop!

Medena said...

Nothing beats classics! Great presentation, makes me hungry! :)

Kevin said...

Those sliders look good! I don't think I have ever had a slider before.

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