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Hemingway's favorite burger recipe - BBC article

Antilope Feb 12, 2014 09:49 PM

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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    INDIANRIVERFL RE: Antilope Feb 12, 2014 10:02 PM

    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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      Antilope RE: INDIANRIVERFL Feb 12, 2014 10:25 PM

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

    2. mcsheridan RE: Antilope Feb 13, 2014 07:24 AM

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

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        Antilope RE: mcsheridan Feb 13, 2014 07:47 AM

        The Old Man and the Seasoning.

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        sedimental RE: Antilope Feb 13, 2014 08:28 AM

        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. scubadoo97 RE: Antilope Feb 14, 2014 01:51 PM

          After all that rum anything would taste good

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