Sunday, September 6, 2009

Grilled Cheeseburgers with Sauteed Onions Featuring Uncle Bob's All Purpose Sauce

It's Labor Day Weekend and it's grilling time! We are grilling everyday this holiday weekend and this has nothing to do with the fact that I'm still waiting for my oven to arrive. (our old oven broke a couple of weeks ago) We just love to grill. And since we live in a milder climate (even though it can get very cold in Pensacola FL), we pretty much grill all year round.

I was lucky to receive a food product to review for a group I belong to called BloggerAid. BloggerAid, Changing the Face of Famine is a growing group of international food bloggers who want to make a difference by raising money and awareness for the hungry in communities both at home and abroad. Please check out their website for more information.

I received 2 bottles of Country Bob's All Purpose Sauce. Country Bob Edson created this sauce in 1968 and has been selling it since 1977. Now, that's a successful condiment. I decided to use this sauce for my grilled hamburgers as well as in the onion topping for our burgers. Delicious!!! It gave the onions a slightly sweet flavor and it brought out the flavor of the meat. I will use this sauce every time I make my burgers.

Grilled Cheeseburgers with Sauteed Onions
Recipe by Jamie from Mom's Cooking Club


1 lb to 1-1/3 lb ground chuck
2 tsp Weber Grill Creations Gourmet Burger Seasoning (I love this seasoning and use it every time for my burgers) or use seasoning of your choice
2 tablespoons Country Bob's All Purpose Sauce
cheddar cheese (use your favorite cheese)
hamburger buns

Sauteed Onions

half an onion, sliced
1 tsp butter
1 tablespoon Country Bob's All Purpose Sauce

Optional condiments: lettuce, tomatoes, mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, dill pickles

For burgers: Mix hamburger meat, seasoning and Country Bob's sauce. Make equal size hamburger patties. Grill to desired doneness and melt cheese during last few minutes. Heat up buns on grill or toaster oven if desired.

I use this handy gadget my mother bought me years ago. It was only a few dollars and it's a great way to get uniform and nicely shaped hamburger patties.

Just press and ta-da.....a nice looking hamburger

To make these sauteed onions, slice up half an onion. Saute in skillet on medium heat with 1 teaspoon butter and 1 tablespoon Country Bob's All Purpose Sauce. Saute for about 10 minutes until the onions are soft and turn a nice brown color.

Place onions on top of burger and use condiments of your choice.

Happy Labor Day!


Mom's Cooking Club Lesson: Every time I make hamburgers, I do 2 things: I press an indentation in the middle of my hamburger meat. This keeps the burgers from puffing up in the middle when they cook. I also rub a small amount of canola oil on the top of my burgers before cooking. I'm not exactly sure what that does but I read it in a cookbook once and my burgers always turn out good.


Aggie said...

I'm coming to your house this weekend!! That burger looks awesome the onions and melted cheese!!

Bellini Valli said...

These burgers sound amazing Jamie. So haopy you were able to try out the sauce!!

maybelle's mom said...

i have never had that sauce, but now i would love to. looks great.

giz said...

You know - it's rather sinful to show me a burger that looks so good and here I am a 3 hour plane ride away. I'm thrilled you liked the Uncle Bob's sauce and so sad they don't sell it in Canada. Great job on the review.

HoneyB said...

The burgers look awesome! This is some good sauce! I made the fry sauce and it was soooo yummy!

Jamie said...

Yum! I don't know which I like best, that cool hamburger gadget, the sauce or the hamburger...okay, if I had been invited to the bbq I'd have happily packed away one of your burgers or two! Yum!

And no oven yet???? How can you survive?

Anonymous said...

Are You Related to Kutchie Pelaez Who Makes Those Greatest Cheese Burgers in Key West? Your Photos Reminds me a lot like Kutchie's Awesome Burgers.

thanks a-lot,.....Michelle Pfeiffer

p.s. do you also make a Great Key Lime Pie Anything Like Kutch Does?

Anonymous said...

Oh Yes!...I Heard it threw the Grape Vine that, Yes Indeed, Kutchie Pelaez of Kutcharitaville Cafe in Key West makes not only his Goody Goody "The World's Greatest Cheese Burgers in Paradise", But he is also Known to Bake "The World's Greatest Key Lime Pies". and KLP is my favorite pie in all the World. Thanks for your site. I really enjoy
it. We intend to travel to Kutcharitaville this year. I am Gonna get me some of that Famous Key Lime Pie that Kutchie Bakes.

have a nice day,...Megyn Kelly

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