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Offline naffsharpe (Nathan)

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Burger recipies
« on: August 23, 2018, 05:51:39 PM »
O/K , In my part of the UK we have rain ,westerly wind and about 12" C , so I am in North Wales !! It's still summer so the BBQ is a good option for cooking if I can protect myself and it from the weather . My basic mix is ground(minced) beef, smoked bacon lardons and garlic/caramelised onions/Hungarian smoked paprika/ black pepper and salt . We add hot spices as sauces to suit taste. Please give me your recipe and tell me  how you cook them in vertical and horizontal rain!! Nathan.

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Re: Burger recipies
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2018, 08:38:52 PM »
Hi Nathan,

Give this one a shot.

Burger Recipe

« Last Edit: August 23, 2018, 11:06:14 PM by Brass_Machine »
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Re: Burger recipies
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2018, 09:42:45 PM »
The key to a good burger is to not smash them flat. :med:

Offline S. Heslop

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Re: Burger recipies
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2018, 11:40:46 PM »
I once spent a week eating nothing but cheeseburgers, trying to find the Cheeseburger Secret. It turns out the secret is the mustard, and the patty isn't half as important as having good mustard.

Also eating ground beef for a week resulted in some... interesting digestive issues.

And for the record, the Pizza Secret is MSG in the dough. I'm pretty sure that's how takewaway pizzas are always better than any others.

Offline PekkaNF

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Re: Burger recipies
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2018, 12:36:28 AM »
Secret of the burger is to handle the meat minimum amount possible. I prefer mix of almost 1/3 lamb, bit over 1/3 beef, and pork to adjust just right amount of grease. Chopped with kitchen knife and only a little seasoning, maybe a little rosemary or thyme on the pan.

I like real tasty burger buns, not flyffy, slimy squashed variety you get from shops.

Offline vtsteam

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Re: Burger recipies
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2018, 06:51:42 PM »
Char broiled is always the best, but not always possible.

If pan fried, second best is to use a cast iron skillet, dry, sprinkled with coarse salt, heated very hot, to sear the hamburger and seal in juices.

When browned, turn. I tend to turn it fairly frequently after that -- more than most people. I like them an inch or so thick, and rare. Others of course vary. I like them minimalist, without buns best, with cracked pepper, no condiments, served with rice, and a vegetable.

On buns (ideally seeded roll or even pumpernickel) , I like the opposite -- Swiss cheese, catsup, mayo, onion, lettuce, tomato, etc. -- the works, or as they say in New Orleans, dressed.
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Re: Burger recipies
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2018, 06:06:03 AM »
One of my best burger recipes is from Jamie Oliver. The secret ingredient is crushed Jacobs cream crackers. They really are good.

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Re: Burger recipies
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2018, 06:13:50 AM »
It usually does in my experience Will  :lol:
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Re: Burger recipies
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2018, 07:46:48 AM »

I got enjoy  'Le Best of Big Mac' in Macon, France.  Beaujolais wine was offered as one of the drinks.  :ddb: