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Nancy's Burger

Named after a dear friend of Short Order’s owners Amy Pressman and Bill Chait, this is their signature burger on the menu of their farm-to-table diner-style establishment. While the cheeseburger recipe is not complex, we think you’ll make the spicy mayonnaise over and over again. 

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For the spicy mayonnaise

  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 Teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 Teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 Teaspoons Adobo Sauce from canned chipotles
  • 1 Tablespoon hot red chile hot sauce (Sriracha works)
  • 3 Teaspoons red-wine vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon roasted garlic
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 Cup mayonnaise

For the burger

  • 6 Ounces USDA Prime Dry Aged Beef (aged for 29 days)
  • 1 slice Comté cheese
  • 2 slices cooked bacon
  • 1 hamburger bun
  • Tomato, lettuce, red onion, and avocado, for garnish
  • Spicy mayonnaise


For the spicy mayonnaise

Blend all of the ingredients in a food processor or blender except for mayonnaise. Fold the blended ingredients into the mayonnaise.  

For the burger

Heat a grill to high and grill the burger until desired doneness. Add the slice of cheese and melt. Spread the spicy mayonnaise on the top ½ of a bun and place the patty on the bottom ½. Top with bacon and garnishes and serve.