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Lettuce, Tomatos, etc on Hamburgers: Why?

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by BigDGarciaFan, Aug 20, 2013.

  1. BigDGarciaFan

    BigDGarciaFan Active Member

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    Hamburgers are the favorite fast food for families to eat. but adding the following like

    lettuce
    pickles
    mayo
    yellow American cheese
    catsup
    onions,
    tomatos
    mustard

    just ruins the image of the hamburger. why do we need them as add ons? why not stick with only these

    Tabasco sauce
    bacon
    mozzarella cheese
    a ting dash of Dijon mustard

    those are much better toppings
  2. Heisenberg

    Heisenberg That gum you like. Zone Supporter

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    For me, pickles and onions are staples of a good burger. When I make them at home, my burger consists of:

    Mustard
    Beef
    Cheese
    Pickles
    Onions

    Done.
  3. viman96

    viman96 Thread Killer

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    You guys should try 50/50 burgers. Go to your butcher and get ground sirloin and ground bacon. Make your burger patties with equal parts ground beef and ground bacon. Throw on some cheese and what ever else you like for the best bacon cheese burger ever.
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  4. PJTHEDOORS

    PJTHEDOORS Well-Known Member

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    Why do we need cups for water. Can't we just go outside and drink it as it falls from the sky? Can I start that thread? Ya!
    DFWJC, FiveRings, ologan and 2 others like this.
  5. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    Mustard. Not okay.

    Dijon Mustard? Now I'm listening.

    I'm good with people putting whatever they want on a burger. Seems to have kept me out of trouble thus far.
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  6. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    Why not? They taste delicious.
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  7. burmafrd

    burmafrd Well-Known Member

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    some people are really bored.
  8. dargonking999

    dargonking999 DKRandom

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    Because people like Lettuce, Tomatoes, onions, pickles, jalepenos, and cheese on there burgers

    People put what they like on a burger, just like you do. Now go watch some football jeez
  9. Phoenix

    Phoenix Well-Known Member

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    Sigh. Can't we talk about hotdog toppings instead?
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  10. RoyTheHammer

    RoyTheHammer Well-Known Member

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    "Ruins the image of the hamburger"??

    Good grief.. lol.
  11. WV Cowboy

    WV Cowboy Waitin' on the 6th

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    That's the beauty of cheeseburgers, .. everybody can put whatever they want on theirs.

    I would actually like one with everything you mention above except for the tabasco sauce.

    Add some iced tea, .. and baked beans mixed/stirred together with cottage cheese, and that's a great summertime lunch! (and maybe a pickle and chips)
  12. ologan

    ologan Well-Known Member

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    Gotta have your veggies in your diet!
  13. chip_gilkey

    chip_gilkey Well-Known Member

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    lol this seriously needed a thread?
  14. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Meat, cheese, meat, ketchup, meat, bread.

    Perfect burger.
  15. FiveRings

    FiveRings Well-Known Member

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    I'm seriously curious as to what the inspiration for this thread was
  16. CowboyFan74

    CowboyFan74 Cowboys Analyst

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  17. JIMMYBUFFETT

    JIMMYBUFFETT Skinwalker

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    I like mine simple and made at home. 80/20 mixed with salt, pepper, and fresh garlic only. 1 slice of provolone or muenster, grilled onions & fresh jalapeno slices and a squirt of mustard. I feel the same way about pizza, people put too much crap on them. Give me sausage and onion and leave the rest in the kitchen.
  18. WV Cowboy

    WV Cowboy Waitin' on the 6th

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    As much as .. 'Beans: why do we eat them'

    LOL

    Oh, and can I get some opinions on mixing baked beans with cottage cheese.

    Anyone else like this? It is a delicacy and one of my all time favorites. Great with Pizza!
  19. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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    I like to mix mine with about a 70/30 mix of Hamburger and Spicy Italian Sausage. Then, you sprinkle with a decent steak seasoning, baste with Teriyaki or Worcesteshire sauce, whichever you prefer, and grill em up. It's nice to take good cuts of bacon and add those but it's not necessary if you don't want to. I also like to brush my hamburger buns with a little butter and just throw them on the grill to brown just a bit. Of course, no burger is complete, in New Mexico, without some decent green chile on it.

    Add just a bit of mustard and that's a perfect burger to me.
  20. KJJ

    KJJ You Have an Axe to Grind

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    Has anyone tried a smashburger? I heard they're good.

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