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Ground Beef

7 Tricks for Perfectly Juicy Burgers Every Time

With Memorial Day comes the return of backyard grilling season, which means plenty of burgers are on the horizon. Ensuring that warm spring and summer nights bring tender, juicy burgers and not dry...
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Ground beef being grabbed and smushed when ordering at the meat counter

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by MarleneDietrich 15 days ago

I read somewhere that hamburgers will become more tough and chewy when you press the meat down too much when forming a patty...however it often gets smashed before you get home. When you are orderi...

Extended Shelf Life Fresh Burgers?

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by zackly 18 days ago

Over the last several years there has been a proliferation of "Gourmet" fresh hamburgers @ my supermarket, ShopRite. They are generally mixtures of chuck, brisket, and sometimes short ribs. They a...

Ground Beef: Are my taste buds getting too old, or does Ground Beef have little taste compared to apprx 20 years ago?

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by sylvan 6 years ago

After all these years, I suddenly remembered having to skim fat off the ground beef when I made pasta sauce with it. Now, even with 20% fat it still has little taste. I've tried adding half with gr...

How do you get the fine cooked ground beef texture?

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by groover808 9 years ago

I tried making a hotdog chili this weekend, but this always baffles me when I'm cooking ground beef. When you need a really fine ground texture, how do you cook it? Usually I dump the meat in a hot...

In Love With Jim Boy's Tacos

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by JENNYBEEAY 8 years ago

My husband is addicted to the crispy tacos at Jim Boys (Northern Cal/Nevada locations)...he's been eating them since he was a little boy. Does anyone know how they make the ground beef filling for...

Still looking for those Jim Boy Taco's

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by TheGirlWhoLived 2 months ago

I found a link to this site but it's years old. I am looking for a recipe to make the ground beef filling in Jim Boy Taco's. Does anyone have one? would be so grateful. Thank you!

Ground Beef: Pound to Cup Conversion

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by icecone 9 years ago

Does anyone know the following: How many cups in 1 pound of raw ground beef? How many cups in 1 pound of ground beef after it's been browned and the fat drained off? I am assuming that t...

Making ground beef crunchy

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by chowhormones 4 years ago

Does anyone know how I can make ground beef crunchy? I had a dish in Korea that was called Crunchy Bulgogi and I've had no luck searching on the internet. I don't need the bulgogi flavour, just lik...

Pink Slime Is Back as "Ground Beef"

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by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

" . . . Though ABC made the term 'pink slime' famous, the network didn’t actually coin it. The term originated with a USDA microbiologist, David Zirnstein, who used it in a 2002 email to agency sta...

Taco meat recipe like my local restaurant needed

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by socko 6 months ago

Ok, so our local Mexican restaurant makes some really great basic ground beef tacos. But the strange thing is, the meat is not heavily seasoned at all. It’s very subtle. I know they are probably bo...

Your best ground beef mix for burgers?

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by kjonyou 10 months ago

So my all time favorite burger in LA is at Stout Burger in Hollywood. I would love to replicate it at home but apparently they use a mix of different cuts of beef that they do not disclose. So it...

cooked burger - how long in fridge?

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by yfoodie 13 years ago

i had a cooked hamburger (just plain ground beef burger, no egg) in the fridge for 9 days. is it ok to eat at this point? if it's been too long, what do u think the cut off point is? 3days? 7 d...

Method to brown ground beef

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by antihawk 3 years ago

Hi, all. Assuming I want to brown ground beef properly, to the point of it being quite dark, I have a question about the most effective method for doing so. I have approx. 2lbs of ground beef...

How long can ground beef stay in the fridge?

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by paper_bag_princess 10 years ago

I made some hamburgers on Sunday evening using fresh ground beef. I left two burgers in the fridge uncooked. Are they still ok to cook today and eat?

I bought Kitchenaid Meat Grinder, now what?

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by walker 9 years ago

My favorite butcher in San Francisco, Bryan's, has great ground chuck but I've decided I want to grind my own (am I a control freak?). What do I ask for? Center cut chuck? Do I need to buy fat f...

Meat Quality: Costco, WF, Local Butcher, Supermarket

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by khymari 1 year ago

We are only 2 in my household and to be honest, we only really cook on the weekends due to time constraints. I've been buying our meats from Costco as I have an inherent (and potentially misgu...

Odd Ground Beef

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by smartie 4 years ago

I bought a pound of ground beef from Trader Joes, it's 85/15%. It's been in my freezer for about a week, I defrosted it on the counter and added some chopped onions and seasoning. After shaping ...

Stuffed Peppers: do you brown the meat before making yours?

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by mschow 9 years ago

I was thinking about making stuffed red peppers for dinner. Just to check the proper amount of meat vs rice to cook, I looked at some recipes online. Most of them call for browning the meat befor...

How to cook short ribs for frozen spaghetti/taco meat

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by marys1000 1 year ago

Basically I am looking for a non beef alternative for ground beef. I thought maybe I could just simply bake some boneless short ribs and shred/chop it down, freeze it for future use? I popped som...

Best beef cuts (and ratios) for grind your own hamburgers

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by walker 8 years ago

I have the kitchen aid meat grinder attachment (that I STILL have not yet used) and have read different recs for the meat. One is chuck, sirloin and brisket and another is chuck, sirloin and bon...