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Supermarkets, is it real beef and how are they? Will I get sick if I don't eat fast food, the only reason why I might is because it is frozen, so what do you think? Thanks

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  1. They are a good substitute if you a White Castle fan, but I don't think that someone who doesn't eat fast food would like them.

    1. Have you ever had a WC or Krystal burger? If so, I think they're quite good. I microwave two wrapped in a paper towel - 30 seconds, flip and another 30. And yellow mustard :)

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      1. re: c oliver

        I've tried them before using the boxed instructions and didn't care for them (by the time the meat is cooked, the bread is all gummy). I tried them again in the oven over a casserole full of water, but the bread ended up too toasty and the meat barely cooked. But by experimenting, I found that wrapped in a paper towel, sandwiched between two paper plates, microwaved for 40 seconds on one side then flipped over and nuked 20 seconds on the other, worked best for me. The meat was done, the bread was warm but not too doughy. And it only took me 8 burgers to get the technique down! Gotta remember to put a pickle in there, too.

      2. The white castle burgers in the frozen food section are good. It's an easy way to fulfill your craving but at home instead of the drive-thru.

        1. they're tasty! I doubt you'll get sick, but if you don't eat fast food you might not like them.

          1. they're great...especially if you are in a city w/o a WC franchise

            1. I agree with the other posters. I dig the frozen ones as I've never had the real deal--alas there isn't one near me in CT.
              Let us know how you make out.

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              1. re: masha bousha

                don't know where in ct. you are,but there are several wc in the bronx along rt.1, definitely worth going to if in the area, don't go too far for them though , also sassy sliders in ny used to be good also

              2. They are pretty good almost the same as if you went to a WC. The only difference is that they don't have a pickle chip in them.

                1. They're definitely a guilty-pleasure item in my house!

                  1. I've tried both the freezer-section ones and the heat-n-eat ones out of my work's vending machines. They're not bad as convenience food goes.
                    Kind of ironic -- living in Wichita where White Castle started, and the only way I can get them within 200+ miles is in a vending machine or my freezer-box.

                    1. I'd try 'em, since I used to be fond of 'em occasionally back east, but the local Vons in LA sells a box of them for $4.99. Which is patently ridiculous, given the ingredients. Knock 'em down to $3, I'm there...

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                      1. re: annagranfors

                        Here at Safeway in NoCal, they'll put them on sale occasionally. Total comfort food.

                      2. My local (So.Cal) Smart and Final stocks them in freezer and the "price is right"