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Fresh Ground Burgers at Home

1. Visit your local butcher for quality meat. Justin Meddis of Rose’s Meats Market & Sweet Shop recommends a chuck & brisket fat mix. 2. Cut meat into 1” cubes & freeze for 30-45 minutes. This will keep the grinder from getting stopped up. Add seasoning or herbs if you like, but hold off on the salt […]

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Zinburger Ringer

ZinBurger – Is the Ringer a Top Burger In Durham?

8030 Renaissance Parkway Suite 905 / Durham, NC Service: Our server Sheila, was friendly and attentive. When asked what her favorite burger on the menu was, she without skipping a beat called out The Ringer. I always appreciate when the server knows the menu and is confident about what is good. The Fries($5.00): Thin hand […]

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Elevation Burger – Worth the Lofty Price Tag?

Elevation Burger / Raleigh, North Carolina Next month is National Burger Month and I will be out at sea, which means I will most likely go the full month without a decent burger so I am celebrating in April. I will report back on my findings in May, so let me know what your favorite […]

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The Big Ass Zucchini Burger in the backyard (July/Durham, NC)

Big Ass Zucchini Burger

I was recently going through some pictures and came across an epic burger I made this summer and somehow had forgotten all about. I like to call it the Big Ass Zucchini Burger.  You may wonder why I would give it such a name? It would most likely have to do with the fact that I […]

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Picadilla Burger and Tostones

“Picadillo is a traditional dish in many Latin American countries and the Philippines (where it is known as giniling) that is similar to hash. It is made with ground meat (usually beef), tomatoes (tomato sauce may be used as a substitute), and other ingredients that vary by region.” My burger was based off the Puerto Rican version […]

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When I set out on a mission to find my favorite burger, Serena adamantly suggested that I try Jackson Hole in Queens, NY. I was initially a bit skeptical because I know how New Yorkers can be, insisting (sometimes against all reason) that New York has the best everything. I would have a chance to […]

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