I hope you all had a good 4th of July for the folks in the US. Yesterday was a very chill veg out day for me. It was also a perfect excuse to bust out ol' Georgie once again. It's really handy for when you have no room to have an actual grill. Oh, the day when that will happen. :) I cooked up the usual holiday staples like burgers and hotdogs.
Grilled up a couple of juicy delicious quarter pound burgers. I simply seasoned them with salt and pepper. Nothing else. Cooked them until they were medium-rare with a nice melted slice of swiss cheese on top. I wanted to preserve the flavor of the meat, so I didn't add anything else to it. To wash it all down, I also had myself a nice cold guinness.
I paired the burger with a simple roasted anaheim pepper relish, which I simply fire-roasted the pepper over the stove to remove the skin, fine chopped and combined it with some sweet relish. It gave the burger a nice hint of heat. Anyone who's not fond of hot or spicy will like this. Other burger fix-ins was a nice thick slice form a beefy tomato and some avocado. Yum yum!!
A few hours later...I grilled up a few hot dogs.
These were chicken franks that I found at the grocery. I like to call these a nicely stuffed dog. I placed a slice swiss on the bun before placing the hotdogs. A little squish of mustard and some relish. Toppings are as follow fresh chopped tomato sauteed onion, avocado chunks and some pieces of pepperoni that I cooked up like bacon.
The day is an excuse to eat, I tell ya!!! :)