Steven Raichlen's Barbecue! Bible


The Ur-Burger

The perfect burger. Platonic idea? Or beef patty that actually exists? If you start with the right meat, patty shape, and bun and keep the flavorings subordinate to the beef, […]

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The Great American Hamburger

What makes a great hamburger? First there’s the meat. You want to use a flavorful cut, like sirloin (for uptown burgers), or chuck or round (if you’re feeling more democratic). […]

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Inside-Out Blue Cheese Burgers

Cheeseburger. Cheeseburger. Cheeseburger. Here’s a new take on an American icon. The salty tang of blue cheese makes a terrific counterpoint to ground beef—especially when it’s the refined, creamy Maytag Blue cheese […]

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Bacon and Smoked Cheese Burgers

Think of these as “barbecue” burgers, redolent with the wood smoke scent of bacon and smoked cheese.

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