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Grinding Your Own Burgers

freggfregg Posts: 58
edited 10:59AM in EggHead Forum
When grinding beef to make burgers is there a prefered cut of beef to use, and do you add any spices to the meat prior to grind.
Thanks
Fregg

Comments

  • SpinSpin Posts: 1,375
    We definitely prefer the angus beef in a cut that will produce around 10% fat. This provides the best flavor we have found. We also like to grind the beef a bit rougher than usual as this provides a bit more texture too.

    Enjoy
    Spin
  • TRexTRex Posts: 2,708
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    Fregg,

    We have lately been using a blend of short rib and either brisket or chuck, and we love the results.

    TRex
  • WessBWessB Posts: 6,937
    WOW....What a pleasant surprise to see your name back on the forum...Hope all is well with you and yours, and hopefully we will see you around here more often....From 2002 my friend...
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  • Must use Brisket!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • i'm not sure what cut of beef is best.... but when you grind it a and use it right away....that's the best.... rr
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