The Quickie Cheeseburger
beef patty, American cheese, French fries, beef broth, Worcestershire sauce, cornstarch, butter, hot sauce
Sandwiches and Burgers
There are a lot of fantastic dishes that have originated in Upstate New York. There’s the Buffalo Wing and the Garbage Plate, for starters. But The Quickie owns a special place in our hearts. Ronnie’s Cedar Inn, a timelessly classic sports bar in Geneva with Genny Cream on tap, serves this deliciously risqué meal.
It’s essentially a cheeseburger and fries covered in brown gravy. Eat too many of these, and your arteries may begin to resemble Combos. But just one with a couple of cold drinks during a Notre Dame football game is like true “bargating.”
1 (4-ounce) burger patty
2 slices American or cheddar cheese
1 double handful of French fries
2 cups beef broth
3 teaspoons cornstarch
¼ stick butter
Hot sauce, to taste
To Make the Gravy:
Bring beef broth to a boil in a saucepan.
Add in the corn starch. Whisk together until thickened.
Once thickened, add the Worcestershire sauce and butter.
To Make the Burger:
Grill one side of the burger patty. Flip it and add the cheese on top.
While grilling, prepare your French fries. (If homegating, you can easily make your fries from scratch with an airfryer, one of our favorite tools).
Put the burger in the bun and place it next to the fries on a paper plate
Cover the entire dish with the gravy and serve hot sauce on the side. Yum!