Aaaaaaand I’m back.
For the past couple of weeks, Jorge and I have been adventuring around Europe, including stops in Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands. A big thanks to all who provided recommendations! I’m not going to dive into our trip just yet, because I haven’t processed all the photos; however, you can find some foodie highlights on Instagram.
Now that we’re back, I’m in full 4th of July mode. This year, I will be grilling up a batch of Basil Turkey Burgers inspired by one of my favorites from Burger Lounge. Flavored with tons of fresh basil, these burgers are laced with two secret ingredients: fish sauce and sugar. Fish sauce provides some much-needed umami without imparting a fishy flavor. The sugar balances out the fish sauce. Stacked up with lettuce, tomato, mayo and ketchup, the finished burger packs a pleasant basil punch followed by an incredibly satisfying savory finish. Continue reading for the turkey burger recipe plus 9 other recipes for 4th of July!