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burgers

I cooked these indirect at about 300 degrees. Was going to reverse sear but got distracted so I pulled them at 140. The family doesn't like bloody burgers like I do. They came out good. 80/20 Angus, ranch dressing packet and an egg...topped with Lick.
Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,233
    Forgot pics..the son liked them. Nice grill marks. Not like the mangrate though.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • rholtrholt Posts: 368
    How much pink was inside those? I cooked some this weekend and got the temp to about 160 and some were dry while others were juicy. My family is not a fan of pink either.
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,233
    Not much...next time I'll pull mine earlier. They were juicy but I like beef bloody. Freaks the wife out....but she wears a hazmat suit when prepping chicken.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • RLeeperRLeeper Posts: 480
    I like a medium burger and it also freaks my wife out. I can't stand well done beef! I like to reverse sear my burgers with some butter about three minutes per side. I let them rest for about ten minutes before searing. Creates a nice crust after smoking.
    Extra Large, Large, and Mini. Tucker, GA
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  • What is "topped with lick"? The Salt Lick seasoning/rub? I love the stuff but never tried it on hamburgers.

    If its not memorable, its not worth doing.

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  • Not sure if I'm overly careful, but my thoughts on ground beef is that you have to cook it through to kill all the possible bacteria. Don't get me wrong, I love a medium rare steak, but a good sear on the outside of a steak removes all traces of bacteria, where a burger can potentially have some funk in the inside if it's still pink. I guess if you're grinding your own meat its a different story though, since you know how sterile your equipment is. Maybe it's because I buy my meat from the local grocery store and I have a hard time trusting those teenage "butchers", that they're keeping a sterile environment.
    Two Large Eggs - Located in Marietta, GA (East Cobb)
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  • BOWHUNRBOWHUNR Posts: 1,442
    I like mine med-rare. 1/2 pound 80/20 raised direct for about 3 - 3 1/2 min per side. I know the risk of ground beef, but if it doesn't taste like a nose bleed, it's over done for me! Mike

    I'm ashamed what I did for a Klondike Bar!!

    Omaha, NE
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  • DuganboyDuganboy Posts: 1,118
    Amazing how many different "degrees of doneness" people like when it comes to beef. I would rather fix anything for a dinner party than steaks, because of the different temps.


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  • SeeingSpotsSeeingSpots Posts: 151
    edited January 2013
    What is "topped with lick"? The Salt Lick seasoning/rub? I love the stuff but never tried it on hamburgers.
    I'm a newbie on the egg, but I'm pretty sure that it means this:


    Flowery Branch, GA  LBGE
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,233



    What is "topped with lick"? The Salt Lick seasoning/rub? I love the stuff but never tried it on hamburgers.

    I'm a newbie on the egg, but I'm pretty sure that it means this:




    Sorry...DP Cow Lick. What the hell is that black thing that cats on?
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • AleBrewerAleBrewer Posts: 555
    A new "cat lick" rub!
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  • henapplehenapple Posts: 14,233
    Nice. I have a great comment but will refrain.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
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  • henapple said:
    Nice. I have a great comment but will refrain.
    #selfcontrol 
    Barbecue may not be what brings world peace, but it has to be a good place to start -Anthony Bourdain 
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