Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Speaking of hearts, this past weekend I had a very full one. John was here and we celebrated his birthday with a night on the town. The "town" of course was New York City for our first real outing since I became a "New Yorker" again. We went to a delicious Indian restaurant and then went out to a show; I had even scored us a Groupon for a great little hotel for us to spend the night.
By the time we got back to the hotel and had a drink, it seemed like a long, fun, adventure. Like we were on vacation; the next day though, I realized it was no longer vacation. Sure my normal days are never that glamorous and I really miss John. But, when he's with me and we're exploring a new place, I can really see us succeeding and thriving in New York City. It may take some time, and I have certainly had my fair share of growing pains. But it gave me hope; we'll get there.
Serves: 12 (12 rolls, 12 people)
1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
1/4 cup beer
2 tablespoons bread crumbs
2 teaspoons salt
1 tablespoon black pepper
1 granny smith apple
12 slices of cheddar cheese
12 pretzel rolls
Combine the turkey, beer, bread crumbs, salt, and pepper until well-combined. Separate into 12 sliders. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Meanwhile, peel the apple and slice into 12 slices. Layer apple then cheese onto pretzel rolls. Grill burgers about 5 minutes per side, until cooked through. Place onto the pretzel roll with ketchup, if desired.
Until the next time my oven is on...
Welcome! I'm Dani (aka the Growing Foodie), just a girl balancing her career and passion for all things edible in NYC. I hope you'll join me in my adventures in life, through food. (Click for More)
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