Category Secondi Piatti

4th of July Homemade Burger Recipe

homemade burger

Today I would like to share with you how to make homemade burgers perfect for a 4th of July BBQ.


  • 1 1/2 lbs of chuck steak
  • 3 slices of bacon
  • 1/4 sweet onion, sliced
  • 3 oz of gorgonzola cheese, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Ciabatta bread

Toppings: tomato slices, avocado slices, American cheese, ketchup, mayonnaise/h3>
burger meat

Pre-heat the BBQ to 450-500 degrees. To make your homemade burger patty, begin by cutting the steak into a few slices that are small enough to fit into the meat grinder. Put the slices into the meat grinder. Add the sliced 1/4 onion into the grinder followed by the bacon strips.

Add the chopped gorgonzola cheese to the meat mix. Add salt and pepper for flavor. Begin mixing the meat and cheese mixture by hand to incorporate all ingredients...

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Ossobuco with Risotto Recipe

Today I would like to share with you my Ossobuco recipe. It is so delicious, and can be made with either beef shank or veal shank. This dish goes perfect with a side of risotto. If you would like to make a risotto, see the video down below.


    • Beef Shanks
    • Onions
    • Garlic
    • Plum Tomatoes
    • Olive Oil
    • Fresh Basil
    • Tomato Sauce
    • Flour
    • White wine
    • Salt
    • Black Pepper
    • Risotto


    We’re going to first start off with a large pot. Pour in about 1/4 cup of olive oil, and add in 4 cloves of smashed garlic and a half diced onion. Put it on the stove on medium to high heat. Try not to let the onions and garlic burn, lower heat if needed. Stir occasionally. Next we will need to cut the tops off of the plum tomatoes. Boil the tomatoes in water until the skin starts to peel off...

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