In case you didn’t already know; or, if you did and just needed a reminder.
Just saw this. We grind our own meat and prefer pork shoulder to beef. A 4oz patty is plenty for us. We toast English muffins on the grill along with onions/peppers/whatever. Add cheese towards the end. Assemble using mayo, tomato, avocado, arugula if we have it. “Heaven on earth with an onion slice.”
I do equal parts sirloin, brisket and trimmed oxtail. I don’t use a grinder, I prefer to hand chop my meat.
Loosely hand form the patty, pan sear on a cast iron pan, serve on Brioche bun, with caramelized onions, mustard and ketchup and I’m good to go.
I also find that pork, while fattier, tends to detract from the beefy-ness that I want in a burger.
I use CI sometimes also. Also love lamb burgers. Equal opportunity burger lover. And now rarely order a burger out. Ours are just so darn good.
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We grind our own meat
[/quote] You’re not playing. Love English Muffins.
I like a skillet burger best too.
Perfect. Do you use actual oxtail? I ask because most butchers/restaurants sell cow as oxtails. Cow is very good, but just wondering.
Cuban Chicken Burger. Loosely inspired by the Cubano.
Organic ground chicken (from Ralph’s) mixed w/chopped scallions, minced garlic, red pepper flakes, cumin, smokey paprika, salt & pepper, topped w/lightly pan fried Applegate Farms Ham, swiss & jack cheese, veganaise or mayo, yellow mustard, cooked in a cast iron skillet and served on a toasted English muffin.
$50 attachment to my KA stand mixer
As I understand it “oxen” is an old term for a castrated cow that is used for pulling. So AFAIK “oxtails” are cow tails.
Your burger looks insanely wonderful. I haven’t had breakfast yet. Do you deliver to Lake Tahoe?!?
Ahhh… I see. So it’s not a substitute. It’s the same thing.
Thanks for the burger compliment!
Oh yeah. I put relish on this one in place of the pickles. Hubby likes relish.
Oh cool !
Any favorite mustards? I recently got some Maille mustards but am always on the hunt for yellow october.
I’m a big fan of Edmond Fallot mustards . I get the small jar 7.4 oz. for $ 3.29 at our local market . I’m sure you can find it in L.A. http://www.fallot.com/en/la-moutarde-en-bourgogne/
Now are you and @ipsedixit talking about these mustards for almost all uses or specifically burgers.
They probably have multi-uses for it.