Smash Burgers for a Hundred People

Reimagining the church picnic

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I have been to innumerable church picnics in which the church — or if you are secular, the softball team, or the PTA, or the lodge — provides hamburgers and hot dogs while the guests pile the pot-luck tables with side dishes. I am an incurable malcontent and was dissatisfied with the burgers provided by my church, so I made a pitch to the church ladies to let me do the…




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Orrin Onken

Orrin Onken

I am a retired elder law attorney who lives near Portland, Oregon. I write legal mysteries for Salish Ponds Press and articles about being old.

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