Best Ever Hamburgers

Burgers at any time of the year are such a treat!

We seem to eat them only in the summer months, but it’s been a long winter, and spring is slowly arriving.  The robin’s are singing, the snow is melting, the sun is shining, and there is a feeling of optimism in the air.  Which all makes for perfect BBQ conditions!

This is my go-to recipe for hamburgers.  Tried and true.  Yum, yummy!

Best Ever Hamburgers
Serves: Makes about 12 medium sized burgers.
  • 2 lb of lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion, minced
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ cup oats (or bread crumbs, or crushed crackers)
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1-2 tbsp brown sugar (optional)
  • salt & pepper
  1. Combine all ingredients.
  2. Shape into patties. I usually make mine about 5 inches wide and ¾ inch thick.
  3. These are best left to rest in the fridge for at least 1 hour before BBQing.
  4. BBQ until the burger is well done, with no pink inside.


Serve them up with Roasted Potato Salad or Home Fries and you’ve got dinner!



  1. Yummy delicious!!

  2. Hi Jo-Anna!

    I found you on The Girl Creative Blog Hop and I’m now your newest follower! What a fantastic blog you have and what a fantastic burger you have pictured ;) My husband and I always love a good burger, thanks for posting the recipe! I am so excited to check out more of your blog and for future posts! Happy to be following you :)

    If you have the time, feel free to check out my blog!

    Thanks Jo-Anna!


  3. Hi Jo Anna,
    That burger needs to be right here for me to enjoy right now. It looks so delicious. It does look like the greatest burger ever. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you next week!

  4. Dang woman, this looks amazing! Come link it up over at Hunk of Meat Monday !

  5. OH my gosh… Can I come for DINNER? LOVE your blog… and your comments! Found my way here via Funky Junk Interiors. I love yellow too, BUT my hubby doesn’t. So. None in our house. Instead, I’ll visit you via your blog, and enjoy YOUR YELLOW! thanks!

  6. Oh My God! I want this hamburger now!

    I would love it if you would link this recipe and any others you would care to share at my In and Out of the Kitchen link party!

    Thanks so much!


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