Mighty Bearcat Burger Recipe and Tailgate ideas

Mighty Bearcat Burger Recipe and Tailgate ideas

CINCINNATI (FOX19) - Ingredients:

  • 1lb 80/20 ground beef ground with bacon (Murphy's meats at Friendly Market does this)
  • 2tsp chili powder
  • 2tsp Smoky Rub seasoning from Colonel De
  • 1/2cup shredded cheddar cheese or blend

Mix gently , form into 1/2 lb burgers and grill until 150degrees.

Serve on grilled bun with Fireque BBQ sauce and grilled romaine lettuce.

Tailgate ideas:

  • Breakfast on the grill
  • Build you own Bloody Mary Bar
  • Meatball Skewers
  • Chili Bar with Toppings
  • Grilled Foil Potatoes with all the Toppings
  • Deviled Egg bar in different squeeze bags with Toppings.
  • Stuffed Flank Steak Roulade
  • Grilled Pineapple


  • Prepare as much ahead of time as possible.
  • Always have veggies as well as chips for dips
  • Pack in Ziploc bags for storage space.
  • Keep plenty of ice to keep cold food cold
  • Keep an extra pan on the grill to keep hot food hot
  • Always bring a cast iron pan
  • Buy a cooler that can also heat and be plugged into lighter.
  • Buy a power converter for your lighter for crock pots
  • Truck stops have plug-in equipment for tailgating and traveling.
  • Put sauces in squeeze bottles
  • Label items for ease and decor purpose
  • Think of food items regionally that have meaning to you and your team and get creative

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