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Turtle Burger

June 19, 2010

......hahahehehoho......just messin' with ya.....found this photo on the internet.......... Scroll down for the edible version of the Turtle Burger!

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~ Sean & Gannon ~

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A couple of weeks ago there was no umpire for Gannon’s baseball game and it got pretty ugly as the other team’s coach was rather partial. So, when there was no ump for Saturday’s game it was suggested I do it, so I did. They haven’t won a game yet this season but this one they lost due to a ‘bad ump’, according to Gannon.

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Gannon and Pet Turtle

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There were a few close base running plays that I stick by my call. The coach’s kid was called out trying to stretch a single to a double.  The coach agreed with me, kid didn’t.  I did have one pitch that I missed the call, but the beauty there, is I was able to make up for it on a subsequent pitch.



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So, here we are just in time for Father’s day with a father/son project.  For last year’s burger month, we went upscale with the Yowza! Burger, a very complex creation.  This year, Gannon and I made this Turtle Burger.  It was fairly simple.

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one year ago: Ceviche,  Spicy Black Bean Humus

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Turtle Burger

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2 lbs hamburger

12 strips bacon

6 hot dogs

salt & pepper

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make 4 1/2 pound hamburger patties.


create a 6×6 bacon weave and cut into quarters

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cut hot dogs into four equal parts

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make three slices 1/2″ into the end of 16 hot dog pieces for the legs

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shave four hot dog pieces to form the tails

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attach hot dog legs, heads and tails to burgers with tooth pics

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cover each patty with a bacon weave quarter

grill on medium heat, turn and grill briefly on ‘back’ being careful not to burn the bacon

24 Comments leave one →
  1. June 19, 2010 7:21 am

    You had me there! I love YOUR turtle burgers. What an adorable idea.

  2. Pat permalink
    June 19, 2010 10:56 am

    Those are cute!

  3. June 19, 2010 11:18 am

    so cute,adorable!

  4. June 19, 2010 10:27 pm

    This is scary cute! :)

  5. June 19, 2010 10:47 pm

    Ha – love it! Your turtle burger looks like a great father-son project.

  6. June 19, 2010 11:04 pm

    I saw this on one of the full on bacon sites.! How cute!

  7. June 19, 2010 11:43 pm

    My hubby aka “The Carnivore” would flip over this burger!

  8. June 20, 2010 8:55 am

    Is it possible for food to be funny? This is hilarious!

  9. June 20, 2010 9:04 am

    What a hoot!

  10. June 20, 2010 12:15 pm

    LOL What a great father/son moment!

  11. June 20, 2010 3:36 pm

    heart stopping :)

  12. June 20, 2010 3:52 pm

    Cool looking burgers! I love it.

  13. June 21, 2010 7:20 am

    and just when I thought I ate too much bacon – to be a kid again … I think I’ll make one this weekend…

  14. June 22, 2010 5:13 am

    OMG!! Cutest thing I’ve seen all week….at least!!!

  15. June 22, 2010 7:20 pm

    Too funny:) What a fun project!

  16. July 8, 2010 1:43 am

    For a moment, I was appalled! Haha. That’s really quite funny….

  17. July 8, 2010 10:08 am

    That image is hilarious but somehow still very appetizing. Hope that doesn’t make me weird! Cute burger

  18. July 8, 2010 1:57 pm

    Love this! Both pictures are too cute. Looks like your son had a good time putting this together.

  19. July 11, 2010 4:58 pm

    Looks like something I need to try. I love the picture of the turtle with the burger attire. Great Post.

  20. July 28, 2010 12:53 pm

    That picture makes me want to cry if it’s real. I really hope someone photoshopped that!!!

  21. July 28, 2010 8:07 pm

    Not quite as scary as the version with cheese:

    http://www.thisiswhyyourefat.com/?p=385824028

  22. July 29, 2010 4:41 pm

    Wow You had us! I even called my daughter over to show her!

  23. August 9, 2010 3:49 pm

    Wow, great job here. Awesome picture too! You should really consider submitting this to Recipe4Living’s Juiciest Burger Contest – http://www.recipe4living.com/articles/the_juiciest_burger_recipe_contest.htm – It looks delicious!

  24. January 7, 2011 3:59 pm

    Haha I am just dying over that turtle …

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