Recipe Thursdays: Beer-Basted Bar Burgers

Beer and burgers are always welcome company at any barbecue. We're taking it a step further and combining this duo in a recipe for Beer-Basted Bar Burgers from The Little Black Book of Barbecue by Mike Heneberry.

This simple basting sauce will help keep your burgers from drying out on the grill . . .

Beer-Basted Bar Burgers
Makes 8 Servings

8 ground beef patties
1 cup diced red onions
1 bottle dark beer
1 teaspoon peanut oil

1. Pureé onions in a blender or food processor; then add beer and peanut oil and blend.
2. Baste burgers liberally with beer-onion mixture and grill over high direct heat, approximately 10-15 minutes.

Here's some other great recipes from The Little Black Book of Barbecue:

• Annette's Alabama Cornbread
• Scotch Baked Beans

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Happy Grilling! Happy Memorial Day!

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Recipe Thursdays: Scotch Baked Beans

Add a little something on the side for a well-rounded winter meal! Here's an easy recipe from our Little Black Book of Barbecue

Scotch Baked Beans
Makes 6 servings

1 Spanish onion, minced
1 tablespoon peanut oil
2 8-ounce cans baked beans
4 tablespoons premium Scotch whisky
1 tablespoon maple syrup
Fresh ground black pepper

Sauté minced onion in peanut oil until soft and brown. Mix with beans, Scotch, and syrup in a large saucepan. Let simmer on low heat for 20 minutes. Top with black pepper and serve.

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