Wisconsin Blue Maple Burger
- Friday 09 September 2011
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2 tbsp real Wisconsin maple syrup, divided
1 bottle Sprecher's Special Amber, divided
3/4 cup chopped pecans
4 tbsp crumbled Wisconsin blue cheese
4 hamburger buns, toasted
PREPARATION AND GRILLING
Put pecans in frying pan and place over heat. Toast until browned. Add 1tbsp Specher's Special Amber and reduce with pecans. Repeat 3 times. On last beer reduction, add 2 tbsp real Wisconsin maple syrup and bring pecan mixture to a boil. Cook for 1 minute. Remove from pan and cool on wax paper.
Form 4 patties of burger mixture, 3/4 inch uniform thickness, Place on grill rack and cook 5-7 minutes per side.
During last minute of cooking, place 1 tbsp Wisconsin blue cheese on each patty to melt. Serve on toasted bun and top generously with maple pecans.
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