“I happen to think burgers are one of the best creations ever. My hubby and I had a conversation recently about what would your last meal be... - his was a steak and mine was a burger!! Honestly, what could be better??? i write alot of burger recipes and this one is my favorite (today anyways!!). Enjoy with a cold glass of beer!”

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  1. Heat grill to medium high. When grill is ready, brush grill rack with oil.
  2. For the green chile relish. heat a grill or grill pan. drizzle olive oil over the onion slices, jalapeno and poblano. Season with salt and pepper. Grill until softened and beginning to caramelize – about 10 minutes. Meanwhile, heat a cast iron or large, heavy nonstick fire-proof skillet on the grill. Add the bacon and cook until browned and crisp. Remove to paper towel lined plate. Remove all but 1 tablespoon bacon fat; add onions and jalapeno and poblano and add remaining ingredients, including bacon. Simmer for 10 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat and set aside in bowl until ready for use.
  3. For the ancho ketchup – Heat a large fireproof sauce pan. Place the ancho chiles, onion, and garlic in the saucepan and cover with the water. Bring to a boil over high heat, reduce heat and simmer for about 15 minutes, or until the chiles have absorbed some liquid and have become soft. Remove the chiles, onion, and garlic with a slotted spoon and transfer them to a food processor. Add the brown sugar, cumin, allspice, tomato paste and 1 cup of the liquid the peppers were cooked inches Puree, adding more pepper liquid if necessary until you reach the desired thickness. Set aside until.
  4. For the sassy onion rings- Combine all ingredients in bowl except the oil, and onion. Mix well. Heat oil to 350. dip the onion pieces in batter and fry until golden brown- about 2 minutes. Remove with slotted spoon and season with salt. Set aside until ready to use.
  5. For the patties, combine all ingredients in bowl. Mix with hands until combined. Form into 6 patties.

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