Re: Pressing hambuger a sin??

Discussion in 'Food and nutrition' started by Monsur Fromage du Pollet, Jul 26, 2005.

  1. M. FERRANTE wrote on 26 Jul 2005 in rec.food.cooking

    > I was watching the Epicurious cooking show on The Travel Channel and
    > the chef said that he never commits the ultimate sin of pressing down
    > on a hamburger (to rid it of grease) while it is cooking. Do you
    > press or no?
    >
    > If a person chooses not to press down, then how does one tell if the
    > hamburger is done?
    >
    > (The hamburger he was cooking sure looked good. Instead of placing a
    > slice of cheese on it, he put shredded cheddar cheese all over it.
    > Man, that sure looked good.)
    >
    > Mark Ferrante
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    Not only Do I Press the burger while it's cooking, I feel the burger is
    like a sponge...when It springs back it soaks up the juices it is
    cooking in. I'm also getting a burger press so all my burger patties
    will be the same size and purdy when I make them. The only time I don't
    press a cooking burger is when it's on the grill.

    --
    It's not a question of where he grips it!
    It's a simple question of weight ratios!

    A five ounce bird could not carry a one pound coconut.

    Are you suggesting coconuts migrate?
     
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