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Dining In: The Juicy Lucy

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It’s Memorial Day weekend, so you know what means, it’s time to bring out the grill!

Looking for a new cookout recipe?  Try the Juicy Lucy burger!  For those of you who aren’t familiar with this burger phenomenon, this is basically an inside out cheeseburger.  Favored by Minnesota natives, and as seen on Travel Channel‘s Man v. Food Nation, the Juicy Lucy is a great twist on the traditional all American meal.


Ingredients for 4 servings:

1 1/2 pounds of ground beef

1 tablespoon of Worcestershire sauce

3/4 teaspoon of salt

1 teaspoon pepper

4 slices of American cheese

4 hamburger buns


Let’s get started:

1. Cut each slice of cheese into 4 pieces, stack into a pile (resulting in 4 stacks) and freeze for about an hour.  This prevents the cheese from being absorb into the meat while cooking.

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2. Season ground beef with salt, pepper and Worcestershire sauce, then divide meat into 8 thin patties

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3. Take the your first pattie and slightly impress the middle, then place cheese into indent.  Cover with another thin pattie, pinch all edges together tightly to seal the burger.  Continue process with remaining patties.

4. Preheat grill; cook burgers 5-6 minutes on each side (or until brown).

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Serve your Juicy Lucy and a bun and enjoy!

*Tip- Be sure to tightly seal your burgers to avoid cheesy leakage, save that for the first bite!

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Bianca Torres is a native New Yorker with a natural passion for fashion, beauty, celebrity gossip and cuisine. Case Manager turned blogger, shortly after her relocation to Raleigh, NC she began volunteering for local events and found Carolina STYLE Magazine.  Shortly after, she also began writing for Carolina STYLE, working her way up to Contributing Lifestyle Editor. After her promotion, Bianca returned back home to New York and became the magazine's NYC Market Editor.  Currently, she hold the position of Content Manager for Dutchess County Legislator Francena Amparo and writes for examiner.com as an NY Beauty/ Celebrity Examiner. Editor, blogger, foodie and cosmetic connoisseur, Bianca loves to give the inside scoop on the latest trends. Contact Bianca at: NYC@carolinastylemag.com Website: http://fashionbeautyculture.com Facebook: Bianca Torres Tumblr.: Fashion Beauty Culture Twitter: @bianca_inc Instagram: @bianca_inc Pinterest: Bianca Torres

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