Blue Cheese Portobello Burgers + Grill Intro

Jeff and I have settled into our new apartment. We love our new place, and one of the big reasons why is our balcony AND the new grill we have on said balcony! So we have been grilling almost every day since we moved in. Well, I prep the food and work on indoor cooking and Jeff grills, because grilling is a man activity (mantivity?). Also, it’s hot out there next to the grill and I don’t know about you but I like air conditioning. So here’s a pic of our new baby:

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Blue Cheese Burgers a la Jeff

This recipe is based off a blue cheese burger from a Restaurant/Bar that we frequent (and hope to frequent more often) called Hackney’s in the South Loop. Their blue cheese burger has the cheese mixed in with the ground beef so that every bite has a bit of blue cheese running through it. Mmmmm. Oh boy, do they have good burgers and a huge selection of domestic and international beers. I am a big fan of Hackney’s!

Anyways, I digress. At a recent barbecue, Jeff decided to make a knock-off of the Hackney’s blue cheese burger and it was very good. It was so good that we decided to have it for dinner this week. This is Jeff’s debut on the blog. Hi Jeff!!

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