Happy 4th of July!  Today is the celebration of the independence day of the United States of America!  We honor our veterans, celebrate with parades, fire works, fun in the sun, and of course, Grilling!  This burger is sure to be a hit with the family, hungry from all of their activities.


  • 2 lbs USDA Ground Chuck
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp Lawry’s Salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp powdered garlic
  • 2 tbs Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup small diced aged white cheddar or blue cheese
  • 2 ounces Jim Beam or Jack Daniels bourbon


Combine all ingredients in a large mixing bowl and blend, but do not over-work.  Chill for one hour.  While the meat is chilling, enjoy a nice cold Michigan-made beer, or your favorite ice tea or beverage!  It’s July 4 after all!

Form the concoction into patties and grill to perfection (at least 160 degrees if not a custom grind).  Serve on soft hamburger buns lightly buttered and grilled.

Enjoy the burger, but more importantly, enjoy the greatest Nation God ever blessed and made exceptional!