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Post Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:12 am
ScreamingChicken BBQ Deputy
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Last week I had an itch to make some jucy lucys so I started with some Muenster cheese I had in the fridge.
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A good way to keep the cheese inside is to wrap it in 2 layers of ground beef but I had the idea to put some bacon around it first.
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And since I'd already put some bacon between the cheese and the beef I thought I might as well put some between the 2 layers of hamburger.
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Just 'cause there's cheese inside doesn't mean there can't be cheese on top, right?
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I cooked the burgers (85/15 beef) over indirect medium heat for about 20-25 minutes and then finished them over the coals. Most of the cheese stayed inside but a little did try to escape.
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The final results. I did get just a hint of a smoke ring and the bacon added a nice touch of smoke and salt while helping to keep the burger moist. They were hardly any more work to make than a regular jucy lucy and I'd definitely cook them again.
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Brad

Post Sat Dec 01, 2012 6:56 pm
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That’s some cheesy bacony goodness you got there :)
The burgers look and sound soooooooo good!!
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Post Tue Dec 04, 2012 4:41 pm
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Good Lord, I had to pop a Lipitor just looking at the pictures. Great stuff - and at a leaner 85/15 you made up for it in spades...
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