The RV Chronicles — It’s Burger Month at the ‘Jimmy Rockford’ (Recipe: Cheese Enchilada Hamburgers)

The Cheese Enchilada Burger — For reals

Feast your eyes on this. Sure, you notice the rich Certified Angus Beef®, bright crisp lettuce and perhaps even the buttery avocado slices. But do you know what that topper is? Oh. Yeah. Cheese Enchiladas. We love our hamburgers in the Lone Star State. But we also dig our Tex-Mex. And the combination is a […]

The RV Chronicles — A mushroom-Swiss burger for the ages

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Fine. So, the burger doesn’t deserve the credit here. But it is a damn good burger. And that’s because I broke the rules. Your typical mushroom-Swiss burger is built with the cheese beneath the meat and bottom bun, then dressed with sauced mushrooms and a bun topper. These are usually good, but damn if the […]

Food Snob Chronicles — The Ultimate Tex-Mex Cheeseburger (El Gran Supremo)

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In my best Don LaFontaine voice: In a time when the cheeseburger was set in stone … There was a burger that aspired to be more. Provocative … Inviting … Out of this world. Yes. Seriously. The El Gran Supremo is that cheeseburger. It has every element — the beefy, salty, cheesy, crunchy, buttery and […]

Confession No. 9 — Load up my cafeteria charge account! School’s almost in session!

Mrs. Lillian Molpus always served up a smile as manager of my elementary school cafeteria.

In just a week, the most asked question in our home will be “Are you taking or buying?” The boy will buy almost every day. The jury is still out on our 7th grade daughter. But one thing is for sure, she’ll make up her mind each weekday morning, about the time we get in […]