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Feb 12, 2014 09:49 PM

Hemingway's favorite burger recipe - BBC article

The BBC website has an image of an old typed recipe card with Ernest Hemingway's favorite burger recipe. Here's the link:

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  1. Mei Yen powder: 9 parts sugar, 9 parts salt, 2 parts MSG. Thank you Google.

    Too involved for this Hemingway lover.

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      So it's Meh No powder, then. ;-). The recipe looks like a meatloaf on a bun.

    2. With all the seasonings, egg, and capers, it almost seems like "Hot Steak Tartare". :)

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      1. I saw this on a blog and bookmarked it.

        I am definitely making this! It sounds delicious and similar to a highly spiced burger I make sometimes with red wine....tasty and completely unnatural :)

        I will report back.

        1. After all that rum anything would taste good