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    Let's talk about burgers

    So, two of the big US burger places in Five Guys and Shake Shack have opened up branches in London yesterday/today. I will probably go to one of them this evening.

    We're quite spoiled for burger places in London right now; Mother Flipper, Lucky Chip, Meat-Liqour/Market/Mission, Patty & Bun, Bleecker St to name a few.

    So yeah, let's talk burgers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rickjames View Post
    So yeah, let's talk burgers.
    That's what I'm getting for lunch right now... om nom nom.

    Also, bacon double cheeseburger > everything

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    Find a Marstons pub, and grab yourself a Monster Rodeo Burger.

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    I prefer to make my own, then I can guarantee what goes in it. I'll pick up 1lb of mince from the butcher, make either 4 1/4lb burgers, or 8 normal burgers. Freeze what isn't used. I then add a selection of onions, lettuce, tomato, pepper, gurkin, cucumber, garlic, mayo, relish, salsa, hot sauce, bbq sauce etc. I control what goes in, so I am happy.

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    yeah I make my own at home, had 7 kg of venison carcass off cuts last month so I've got a decent stock of venison mince in the freezer for burgers at the moment

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    Quote Originally Posted by nephilim View Post
    I prefer to make my own, then I can guarantee what goes in it. I'll pick up 1lb of mince from the butcher, make either 4 1/4lb burgers, or 8 normal burgers. Freeze what isn't used. I then add a selection of onions, lettuce, tomato, pepper, gurkin, cucumber, garlic, mayo, relish, salsa, hot sauce, bbq sauce etc. I control what goes in, so I am happy.
    This really is the way to do it, I do the same. You can actually then make burgers very healthy and a good source of protein, everybody assumes burgers to be completely unhealthy but if made properly they can be really good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glennda View Post
    everybody assumes burgers to be completely unhealthy but if made properly they can be really good.
    THUS NEGATING THE ENTIRE POINT!!?!

    it's not the same if they're good for you...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greenbeast View Post
    yeah I make my own at home, had 7 kg of venison carcass off cuts last month so I've got a decent stock of venison mince in the freezer for burgers at the moment
    Mmmmmm..... Venison Burgers! Sounds good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Domino View Post
    THUS NEGATING THE ENTIRE POINT!!?!

    it's not the same if they're good for you...
    But knowing you are one of those skinny people who can eat what they like and not increase in size I see where you are coming from! In my situation its the reverse! I look at a burger and get bigger!

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    Quote Originally Posted by VeryPC_Colin_F View Post
    Mmmmmm..... Venison Burgers! Sounds good.
    Pretty sure Sainsburys does these.

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    Reading through this I am actually drooling now! Looking at the weather for the next 10 days I think my BBQ will be getting it's first airing pretty soon

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeMarchand View Post
    Pretty sure Sainsburys does these.
    they do

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    Burgers are rubbish. Sausages are the best.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rickjames View Post
    So, two of the big US burger places in Five Guys and Shake Shack have opened up branches in London yesterday/today. I will probably go to one of them this evening.

    We're quite spoiled for burger places in London right now; Mother Flipper, Lucky Chip, Meat-Liqour/Market/Mission, Patty & Bun, Bleecker St to name a few.

    So yeah, let's talk burgers.
    Love ShakeShack. Did want to visit on Tuesday but then realised the UK branch doesn't open until today .

    Suppose I could wonder down there after work however...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    Reading through this I am actually drooling now! Looking at the weather for the next 10 days I think my BBQ will be getting it's first airing pretty soon
    What!!!!!! First airing, you pansy

    Ben

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