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Kosher Gardenburgers

havdalahclub Dec 9, 2009 03:34 PM

I noticed that there are varieties of Gardenbuger that are now under the kosher supervision of OK Labs (OK D).

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    cheesecake17 RE: havdalahclub Dec 9, 2009 05:27 PM

    which types? where did you see them?

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      havdalahclub RE: cheesecake17 Dec 9, 2009 06:15 PM

      I don't remember the specific varieties that I saw in Fairway.

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        DeisCane RE: havdalahclub Dec 10, 2009 05:27 AM

        There are now notations on each Gardenburger product page as to its kosher status. I haven't found the hashgacha yet though.

        eg: http://www.gardenburger.com/product.a...

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      Kosher Carnivore RE: havdalahclub Dec 10, 2009 08:44 AM

      Too bad Boca Burgers hasn't come around. I hear they are pretty good.

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        azna29 RE: Kosher Carnivore Dec 10, 2009 01:03 PM

        Saw these at fairway too. I bought the flame grilled burgers and was not impressed. I actually threw them out. I will stick with Morningstar Farms.

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          ferret RE: azna29 Dec 10, 2009 01:10 PM

          Morningstar Farms' Chipotle Black Bean burger is the best alternative burger I've found. It's good because it's not trying to be a meat substitute. Fantastic flavor.

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            cheesecake17 RE: ferret Dec 11, 2009 06:40 AM

            I love those burgers! used to eat them every day for lunch. I like them with a sweet salsa.

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              ferret RE: cheesecake17 Dec 11, 2009 07:02 AM

              Easily the best "fake" burger out there.

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                cheesecake17 RE: ferret Dec 11, 2009 09:06 AM

                I would say it's definitely one of the best. I also like the Dr Praeger's veggie burgers- but they're not really a 'fake meat' burger.

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                  ferret RE: cheesecake17 Dec 11, 2009 09:21 AM

                  Praeger's are very light on seasoning. Okay for some people, but I generally have to add a lot to them.

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                    cheesecake17 RE: ferret Dec 11, 2009 09:31 AM

                    i don't eat them plain. usually I add mustard and veggies to a sandwich with a Praeger's burger.

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                    CloggieGirl RE: cheesecake17 Dec 13, 2009 03:06 PM

                    How do you keep them from crumbling? Every time I tried them they went to pieces the second I touched them.

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                      cheesecake17 RE: CloggieGirl Dec 14, 2009 05:34 AM

                      I usually defrost for 30 seconds in the microwave before cooking them on foil in the toaster. I cook until almost burnt.. much longer than the cooking time on the box.

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                        azna29 RE: cheesecake17 Dec 14, 2009 07:23 AM

                        Praeger's buffallo chicken burgers are very good too.

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              DeisCane RE: azna29 Dec 10, 2009 02:16 PM

              The Gardenburger flame grilled ones are bad but the traditional ones are pretty good--if you're looking for a grainy type veggie burger.

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