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National Cheeseburger Day

18 Sep

Journalist Rocky the Squirrel here –

Keeping my paws on the nuts of the world!

Friends – friends – friends.  You won’t believe what today is.  Today is National Cheeseburger Day.  Can you believe that?!  Now I’ll tell you a secret at the Hotel Thompson.  Who lives at the Hotel Thompson and loves to eat cheeseburgers of all kinds, shapes and/or sizes?  If you guessed Bacon’s dad, YOU are so right!

I think Bacon’s dad has like an endless tummy or maybe multiple tum-tum’s like a cow.  Yeah, that could be it!  Of course, he has gotten better in his age… something about not being able to eat like he once did.  But he still loves a good juicy burger.

Did you know that cheeseburgers can be dated back to the 1920’s?  In 1928, a cheeseburger officially made it to the menu of O’Dell’s which is a restaurant in Los Angeles, California.  It was on the menu listed as a cheeseburger smothered with chili.  Can you guess in 1928 how much the burger cost?  Would you believe 25 cents!?  Nowadays, look at the prices of a good juicy burger.  It will surely set you back a good $10.00!  In the 1930’s, the founder of Steak n’ Shake Gus Belt actually applied for a trademark on the word cheeseburger.

Do you know what the top 4 cheeses for a cheeseburger are?  1) American Cheese  2) Cheddar Cheese  3) Swiss Cheese and finally 4) Pepper Jack

I guess they didn’t ask us here in the south how we like our burgers topped with cheese.  Of course, we would say with Pimento Cheese and Bacon!

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13 responses to “National Cheeseburger Day

  1. easyweimaraner

    September 18, 2016 at 4:18 am

    ooooh that’s the king of all burgers! I hope the mama can make such a big burger for me and the dad too :O)

     
    • Piglove

      September 18, 2016 at 6:53 pm

      It was a massive burger that dad says was wonderful. He truly embraces national cheeseburger day. Snorts with piggy laughter. XOXO – Bacon

       
  2. Skyler Braveheart

    September 18, 2016 at 6:15 am

    That is a Yuge burger! Do you all go to Five Guys frequently?

     
    • Piglove

      September 18, 2016 at 6:54 pm

      Mom says they have never been to a Five Guys before. They’ve seen them around and she wants to. This burger dad got at Hooters. XOXO – Bacon

       
  3. katsrus

    September 18, 2016 at 7:02 am

    That’s a huge burger. Looks yummy.
    Sue B

     
    • Piglove

      September 18, 2016 at 6:54 pm

      Daddy said that burger almost did him in it was that huge and good. XOXO – Bacon

       
  4. MissKymmiee

    September 18, 2016 at 7:37 am

     
  5. Fozziemum

    September 18, 2016 at 8:15 am

    25cents!! Boy those were the days ! You can’t get a slice of anything for that now lol 😉 loves Fozziemum xxx

     
    • Piglove

      September 18, 2016 at 6:55 pm

      I know!! Mom says those were the good old days for sure. XOXO – Bacon

       
      • Fozziemum

        September 18, 2016 at 6:56 pm

        Mind you they earned like 10 dollars a week bwahagaga zx

         
  6. gentlestitches

    September 19, 2016 at 3:46 am

    Thats a big burger! 😀

     
    • Piglove

      September 19, 2016 at 10:06 am

      Dad ‘barely’ made it through that burger. It almost took him down for sure. XOXO – Bacon

       
      • gentlestitches

        September 20, 2016 at 12:38 am

        The burger won that one!

         

This piggy would love to snort with you :)

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