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Old 05-28-2010, 02:31 PM   #1
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What are you planning to cook for the holiday?

I'm doing burgers for 21 friends and family members. I'll grind equal parts brisket, sirloin and chuck short ribs along with 21 slices of bacon which I will grill rare/med rare.
I'm doing 5 different burgers
1: Southwest---with fajita rub,queso blanco, grilled red and poblano peppers and avocado relish
2: Philly cheese steak---garlic salt and pepper, provolone, sauteed onions, mushrooms and peppers
3:BBQ burger---BBQ rub, smoked Gouda, bacon, grilled onions, BBQ sauce and a fried egg
4: Pub burger---salt, pepper, cheddar, bacon, fried egg, lettuce, tomato and onions
5: Black and Blue---Blackened rub, crumbled Gorgonzola and fried egg

along with corn, potato salad, slaw and maybe a shrimp ceviche as an appetizer


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Old 05-28-2010, 02:33 PM   #2
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What holiday?

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Old 05-28-2010, 02:50 PM   #3
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Sounds delicious but holy moly that's a lot of work..when are you going to sit? lol

It's just the 4 of us..i'll prob grill a london broil or some steaks, corn on the cob, and make a pasta salad. Not sure yet!
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Old 05-28-2010, 03:39 PM   #4
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Chips, dip, Kalamata olive hummus, Burgers, hot dogs, Italian sausage, ranch potato salad with bacon, tossed salad, apricot squares, layer cake (DD's birthday).
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Old 05-28-2010, 03:51 PM   #5
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I sure wish I was on your guest list Jim!! Sounds just fabulous!!

It will just be the two of us, we're planning on grilled lamb kabobs, but don't know what else yet.
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Old 05-28-2010, 07:29 PM   #6
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Kim's going to throw a couple of steaks on the grill, and we'll probably have a nice salad with it, since I have all those sugar snap peas.
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Old 05-28-2010, 07:58 PM   #7
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just for me pasta salad and oven fried chicken. may call son and see what they are doing. would be nice to see everybody.
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Old 05-28-2010, 08:35 PM   #8
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Lol, I'm gonna sound boring......just hot dogs lol ^_-
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Old 05-28-2010, 09:18 PM   #9
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We are finally doing the sandwiches with the At Albray cheese on a baguette, add sauted mushrooms,carmelized onions,roasted red peppers,dressed with dijon,evoo, stone ground mustard, red wine vinegar plus we will grill a tri-tip, have salad of baby greens,and we are planning a platter of roasted veggies.Starters, are Belgian Endive with blue cheese and walnuts, my dad's avocado with French bread, a platter of meats and cheeses, focaccia..Dessert is an ice cream cake..
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Old 05-28-2010, 09:45 PM   #10
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as far as I know, it will just be the 4 of us. We will probably grill burgers.
I might make them our "Luau burgers" which have a grilled pineapple ring and a bit of barbacue sauce on them served on an onion bun

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