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The adventure of the turkey burger

Will & I have been trying to be more conscious of the crap we are feeding ourselves, so we ventured out to attempt some turkey burgers for dinner yesterday.  It wouldn't be a true experiment if we didn't invite our best friends to participate with us - so they joined in for the chaos.  We had the pizza delivery number handy just in case of an epic failure!

To begin, we cut up some potatoes as Will saw something on TV where you put them directly on the grill to cook.  He cut up some onion and peppers too - I seasoned them with some EVOO, salt, pepper, & garlic powder.  First problem, some potatoes were a bit small and fell right through the cracks in the grill - Will did the cutting, so I didn't get blamed for this!  Then, second, we ran out of propane when it was time to put the burgers on.  So, we put the fries in the oven to finish.

Then, came time for the burgers.  Since the grill was ka-put, I figured we could just fry them on the stove.  I seasoned them a bit and got to cooking.  Not quite sure how long they took, but it wasn't bad.  We toasted some buns in the oven and were ready to eat.

Now, I've never had a turkey burger in my life, so I was rather nervous trying them (I'm a pretty picky eater - but when I find something I like, I'll eat every last bite).  Will & Matt took the first taste while Brandy & I watched.  They seemed to enjoy them.  So, us gals went for it.  Its very strange because its a burger, so I'm expecting to taste a hamburger, but yet the color is not the same.  I won't say it was awful, just not my cup of tea.  The fries however were fantastic! 

I may give them one more try - next time, I'll patty them a bit thinner (didn't care for the thickness - although it was the same thickness I would use for a regular hamburger).  Second, I'd like them to be grilled just to see if that makes them better.  Overall rating:  Fries = 9, Turkey Burger = 5

Tonight, we'll grill some steaks - guess we better go get some propane first!

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