Classic Diner Burger
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Johnny R. May 18, 2013
I love this burger recipe...it's definitely my go-to when I'm going to grill and everyone always raves about how delicious and juicy the burgers are. Thanks so much for sharing such a fantastic recipe!!
KarenSue March 10, 2013
No bacon fat laying around so I started by pan frying a few pieces, which we then used on top of the burgers. Three teenage boys declared these "the best burgers" we have ever had at home. Skipped the pickles + the hard boiled egg since I didn't have those in the house. Loved the cast iron skillet idea, a perfect use for my under utilized pan! YUM
Ariel L. April 21, 2012
LOVED IT! made in france with comté, cornichons, and la moutarde de dijon...........simply wonderful!
Cranch February 16, 2012
One comment -- it matters what kind of horseradish you use to make the pickle sauce. I put in a tablespoon of Beaver Extra Hot Horseradish, and the sauce just tastes of horseradish. I wish I had followed my cooking instinct which said: put in a little horseradish at a time and taste...
healthierkitchen July 23, 2010
Love your dressing!
thirschfeld July 24, 2010
As a kid it was always my favorite. I don't eat it much now but I made extra and have been eating it on iceberg wedges all week. I think I need to add it back into the rotation.
lapadia July 22, 2010
Hmmm, you mix some lemon juice into the patty mixture, I love lemon with anything and use a tablespoon in my beef stew, never thought to use in my ground beef patties...love that!
thirschfeld July 23, 2010
Acids work to enhance flavor. I have a veal stew that has lemon juice added to it at the beginning and end.
theicp July 20, 2010
I had a cookout with my family last night and we used your recipe. These bad boys are the truth. (I can also vouch that I found bacon, sliced avocados, and red onions are all pretty delish on these burgers.)
themissingingredient July 20, 2010
Classic is the perfect name for this burger.
lastnightsdinner July 19, 2010
This is what it's all about. Perfect.
dymnyno July 19, 2010
A real classic hamburger!! Love your version of "secret sauce" aka thousand isl. dressing, too.
dymnyno July 20, 2010
I probably won't enter anything..."Woody" does it the same way I do with the Ohana burger...make a pocket and then shove in some butter and blue cheese and grill to order. This is going to be a tough one...there are so many great burger recipes...I love yours because it is so simple and just perfect...not a lot of "what else is in the refrigerator" ingredients. And, as always , your picture tell the story!
drbabs July 19, 2010
This is almost exactly how we made burgers when I was growing up. (Except I don't like hard boiled eggs in my thousand island dressing...just me).
I sometimes leave out the eggs, too, you know you are the one eating it. I always have to laugh when I see hard boiled eggs with Russian dressing.
Lizthechef July 19, 2010
I want one! Love the photo, the classic burger shot, cast iron skillet and all...
Lizthechef July 20, 2010
Bakc from vacation but passed on the swordfish theme - and my burgers can't compete here - thumbs up!
mrslarkin July 19, 2010
Oh, my. I can almost smell it. Love this, thirschfeld.
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