Thanksgiving Turkey Burger Extravaganza!

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Thanksgiving is by far my favorite holiday. I love everything about it. Turkey, gravy and pie is all I need in life (Selma knows this already). So because I couldn’t wait any longer, we decided to do a small makeshift Thanksgiving Burger Beer night before we left for Philly to see the fam.

Because we didn’t have a whole day to devote to a proper Thanksgiving meal, I cheated a bit and got some boxed items from TJ’s. I’ve never had their cornbread stuffing before but it looked good so I gave it a shot.

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Little cornbread squares.

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It was really simple to make. Just add butter and water to the seasoning mix and then pour over the bread squares and bake for 45 min.

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Seasoned some ground turkey with rosemary and spices as per usual.

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Fry up some patties.

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While that was cooking, I made some green beans to go with the burgers. I started by cooking up some maple-bacon in my Le Creuset French Oven. Selma also recently told me she hates the flavor of maple syrup….good thing she told me before I made this dish.

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After the bacon is nice and crispy, add in the green beans, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper, sugar, garlic, tarragon, and rosemary and let cook over low heat for 20 min.

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Oh hello there turkey gravy!

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I built my burger with the stuffing right on top and then covered the whole thing with gravy like a savage.

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I forgot the cranberry sauce but it was still mighty tasty.

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