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Veggie Burgers

In most grocery stores, different brands carry burger products. What most people do is try out these different brands until they find the one that suits their taste buds.

Amy’s Organic Texas Burger – Although there are various types of burgers, this is one of the most loved flavors. It has that hint of real barbecue and great texture.

Boca Burgers Roasted Onion Flavor – These burgers are flavorful and hearty. It stands out from the rest of burgers with the smell of onions and mushrooms. It is featured in organic and regular varieties.

Gardenburger Veggie Medley – This is made from vegetables and not the chewy meat substitute. It s actually lighter and it has high fiber content.

Boca Burgers Original Vegan burger – This burger has that very meaty and chewy texture. It is also low in fat as compared to other.

Morningstar Farms Grillers Prime – Many regard this as the best tasting and it is the closes to the real burger.

Isadora’s Frozen Go-Nut Burgers – These are

Some Delicious Cakes Christmas

A few of the Most Popular cakes, which you can buy either from your local manufacturer or order online or bake by yourself. Enlist a few of the most popular cakes, which has been your luckiest and most admired one. Here are some of the most chosen and ordered cakes these days:

Chocolate Cake:

For those who are not conscious about their weight the Chocolate cake can be more extravagant. It is hard to resist with the combination of sponge, chocolate and icing. The chocolate filling and the top layer of creamy chocolate texture are enough to make everyone drool.

Sponge Cake:

Sponge Cake is a lightweight cake and can sweeten the tooth without leaving you heavy and stuffed. It is also used as base with many other types of cakes.

Fruit Cake: Fruit cakes are definitely healthier than other cakes. A mix of fruits like strawberry, apple, cherry, pineapple like fruits looks attractive and makes the cake delicious and natural.

Nowadays people resort to the internet for buying or sending all kinds

Fruit Salad Recipes

Fluffy Pistachio Fruit Salad

What you need:

  • 2 bananas, sliced
  • 2 1/2 cups crushed pineapple with juice
  • 2 cups fruit cocktail
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 1/2 cups mandarin oranges
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1/2 cup instant pistachio pudding mix

Combine crushed pineapple and pudding mix in a large mixing bowl. Mix well. Stir in whipped topping then bananas, fruit cocktail, marshmallows and mandarin oranges. Cover and refrigerate for 2-3 hours before serving.

Very Berry Salad

What you need:

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, quartered lengthwise
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

In a medium glass bowl, mix together blueberries, blackberries, raspberries and strawberries. Sprinkle with white sugar. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving.

Herbed Fruit Salad

What you need:

  • 2 kumquats, seeded and chopped
  • 1 pear, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, cored and chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 1/3 cups quinoa, rinsed
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped watercress
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

With the 1 1/2

Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Burger

1. Over-seasoning the meat

While you are free to season and customize your ground meat with whatever spices you prefer, it is important to keep in mind that you’re cooking a burger and not a meatloaf. Classic burgers can taste great with salt and pepper alone – so skip the taco seasoning, the bread crumbs, sautéed onions and other unnecessary additions. Don’t use too much or too little of salt and pepper, though, and don’t forget to season the other side before flipping the patty.

2. Using too much condiments

The same goes when accessorizing your burger once it’s cooked. Using just 2 condiments and 3 toppings is ideal. For example, ketchup and melted cheese plus a slice of onion, a slice of tomato and a lettuce leaf should be enough. While the condiments, the toppings and the bun are important as well, the main part of the dish is the meat so it shouldn’t be overwhelmed.

3. Using the wrong type of meat

Contrary to popular belief, the most expensive meats does not necessarily make the best burgers. According to experts, using meat with a 15 to 20 fat percentage will make the juiciest patties.

Summer Burgers

What most people don’t realize is that a spicy and juicy burger can be prepared without adding any extra, harmful calories to your diet.You can enjoy a plethora of delicious, fat free and healthy burger recipes that will make your taste buds sizzle, and give you major drool as any fat-rich, normal burger.

Changing the burger trend: The most important thing to watch are all those edibles which that are high in fat, while preparing your burger. All of those items can be replaced by much healthier and low fat ingredients.

A white flour roll is full of carbohydrates so it can be replaced by bran rolls, with herbs like oregano, to add more taste to the bread. It is also possible to use turkey or bean burgers instead of regular beef hamburgers. They are low in fat and even healthier.

Summer trouble:In the summer, the trend is more towards celebrations and parties due to the holidays. Those people who are trying to shed a few pounds find it harder to watch their diet. They also want to feel free to eat whatever they feel like. For these party animals, the only way of watching

Dress Up As the Burger King

Like the costumes, the King mask is available in two different adult versions as well. The deluxe mask and the standard 3/4 mask are both made of vinyl, and have the signature King look. The deluxe mask covers your entire head, whereas the standard mask covers 3/4 of your head. Each Burger King mask comes in one standard size as well. Each will transform you into a crown wearing, penny saving King!

The King mask is best known for the smile spread across the mask’s face. The Burger King mask also features brown curly hair, a beard and mustache and a Burger King crown on top of its head.

Since its debut, the King has been featured in more than just commercials. The King, bearing the now well-known mask, has been seen on many spoofs on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and various movie promotions including The Simpsons Movie. A video game featuring the King costume wearing mascot, titled Sneak King, was also created in February 2006. Most recently, the King is said to be featured in his very own upcoming movie!

Whether you are a fan of the King, the fast food restaurant itself or want to be

Make Eggplant Veggie Burgers

Ingredients You Will Need:

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 eggplant slices

2 meatless burgers

Mayonnaise

2 tablespoons chopped lemon thyme

teaspoon garlic powder

2 large onion slices

2 homemade marbled rye hamburger buns

Grill your meatless burger. Place the patties on your buns. Add the slices of eggplant to the top of the patties. Mix the thyme, mayonnaise and garlic powder together and use as a hamburger sauce. Top with the onion slices and serve.

Eggplant and Black Bean Burgers Recipe

Ingredients You Will Need:

onion, minced

1 can black beans, drained and mashed

cup eggplant, cubed and mashed

cup flour

1 cup seasoned croutons, crushed

Rosemary

Garlic powder

Onion powder

Sea salt

Ground pepper

Olive oil

Use a food processor to mix all ingredients, except crushed croutons, until smooth enough to form into patties. Form patties and roll them in the crushed croutons. Place the patties into the freezer for one hour. Pan-fry and serve immediately.

Bakers Blue Label Marie Biscuits

Marshmallows work perfectly too. This is possibly one of the best sweet treats to make for yourself. All you need to do is place a marshmallow between two of the Marie Biscuits and put it in the microwave for a couple of seconds. A delicious melted marshmallow treat.

If you are having a party and want different treats besides cupcakes or tarts you can make sweet treats yourself. Dress up this biscuit with chocolate and sprinkles and serve it as a delicious dessert on the buffet tables. This works well for New Year parties, Easter parties or Birthday parties.

Most cheesecakes have a base that uses this biscuit. You can either make the traditional cheesecake or Tiramisu.

Traditional cheesecakes can either be baked or chilled. Crush the biscuits and layer them on the bottom of the pan. To give the base extra excitement you can add lemon juice, orange juice or zest prior to adding the mixture to the pan. Make sure you add a little sugar.

For the Tiramisu, you need to layer the biscuit between cream cheese, cream and chocolate shavings. Usually finger biscuits are used to absorb the espresso but Marie

All about Gluten Free Desserts

Each of these types of flour has their own unique flavor and particular characteristics and work well in different recipes. Before buying any special flour you should learn about what type of recipes it will work best in as each one will add their own unique flavor to the dish. They all have their own particular characteristics too. Some of these flours have to be stored in the refrigerator instead of in a cabinet and may also require special handling. Some of the different flours you can purchase include arrowroot flour, rice flour, amaranth flour, sorghum flour, and buckwheat.

Recipe for gluten free chocolate cake

Most everyone loves chocolate cake but if you have gluten intolerance the recipe for making them at home is different.

Ingredients

• 8 ounces margarine
• 1 1/3 cup sugar
• 1 cup unsweetened chocolate
• ½ cup semisweet chocolate
• ½ cup water
• 5 eggs (preferably large eggs)

Directions

• In a saucepan, add one cup of sugar, the water, margarine, and both chocolates, cooking on medium heat.
• Stir until all the chocolate has completely melted, then set aside to let it cool

History Of Homemade Burgers

Originally, the hamburger is a word derived from Hamburg, Germany. There was a certain kind of steak that was very popular in Germany in the 1700s, and it was called the Hamburg Steak. When the time came that sailors and Germans came to America, they brought this delicious dish with them. Come 1800s, as a sign of American ingenuity, the Hamburg Steak evolved into the Hamburger. A Texan named Fletcher Davis, who owned a restaurant named the Texan Café, offered a meal to his guests with grilled ground beef sandwiched in a bun. This dish was called the Hamburger. At that time, a lot of meat grinders were sold in the market because American homes would often want to keep one with them so they can make their own Homemade Burgers.

Homemade Burgers are now not only limited to beef as its meat. Again, as a sign of American ingenuity, Americans always have a knack of spicing recipes up a bit. Today, there are Homemade Burgers that are made of ground turkey meat, ground pork, ground chicken, ground venison, ground lamb, and there are even Homemade Burgers out there that are especially made for vegetarians. Homemade Burgers

Some Types of Burgers

1. Vegetable burgers. These are made out of vegetables and they are actually very easy to make by yourself if you chose to. They are healthy due to the many minerals and vitamins found in the vegetables, plus they contain a lot of fiber.

2. Soy burgers. These are as close as you can get to tasting a real burger. They are made out of soy or wheat protein and the texture and flavor is almost identical to a red meat burger. Even though a soy hamburger contain more calories that a veggie one, it’s still low in fat and a healthy choice.

3. Burgers made out of grains. These burgers contain the lowest number of calories than any other burger, but their texture is different and they are not very tasty. One way to make brain-bases burgers more tasty is to add different condiments. Salt, pepper, onion, tomatoes are all some good choices when it comes to spicing up your burger.

4. Tofu burgers. These hamburgers contain a lot of proteins and they are actually made out of soybeans. They do not taste great but by adding some barbeque sauce and some vegetables on the side tofu burgers

Custom Burger Boxes

The power of Logo:

A logo has more power when it comes to custom boxes it speaks louder and identifiable. For instance, the customer can easily identify well-known brands by their logos. Hence, they served as a mobile advert for restaurants which promotes their sales.

Serving a burger simply doesn’t seem tempting and is not appreciated until it serves in a luxurious presentable manner with a food wrapping. This helps in captivating the customer’s attention and enjoying the taste along with.

Customization Cost:

These boxes cost you a lot, but it totally depends on the quantity, if you order in bulk it costs you nominal. The charges also vary from one packaging company solution provider to another. They charge differently for your tailored burger boxes.

Reusability:

Some custom burger boxes are not limited to presenting burgers; it can be re-used to store bakery stuff or to store some other stuff as well. In this way, it makes your brand valuable.

Easy Dessert Decoration

1. Pick a subject

Before you start with the decoration of the course, make a subject which will complement the general theme of the party or occasion.

2. Make it colorful

A splash of color will bring your desserts to life. Choose colors that complement one another. Explore different shades and tones as long as they complement one another. It would be one best act to attract guests and keep their mouth-watering.

One amongst the simplest ways to decorate a cake or course is with fruit and nuts. For instance, use berries for a decadent semi-sweet chocolate cake, or sliced pineapples, mangoes and peaches for a refreshing tropical fruit trifle. Shred lots of colorful gems and sprinkle them over the dessert. Or cut some nuts like cashew, almonds and scatter them over your sweet dish to add that touch of elegance.

3. Make it creative as a painting

There are many ways to compose a plate. Think about the plate as if it is a blank canvas or as if you were composing the frame for a photograph. Adding totally different textures to the plate adds excitement to the visual charm of

Grilling Perfect Burgers

The first step to grilling good burgers is to start with good burger patties. You should use freshly ground beef that contains about 20% fat for flavor. You can tell that the meat is good if it’s a bright pink color and doesn’t have any dark spots or an unpleasant smell. When forming the patty, don’t over mix the chilled meat; this can make the patty tough, and when that happens, not even the best tips for grilling burgers can help you then!

One of the key grilling burgers tips I’ve learnt is to first grill my burger patties over a high heat. This helps to seal the surface of the patty completely and keep all those tasty juices inside where they belong. The juices from the meat tell you when the patty has been cooked through. When the meat is still raw, the juices are pink, and when it’s fully cooked, the juices run clear.

Once you’ve got your burgers on the grill and sealed them, one important thing to remember when grilling burgers is to flip them just once with a spatula. Absolutely do not press down on the burgers while they’re cooking! It

Make Burgers in 10 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 500 g / 1 lb good quality minced beef
  • Couple of handfuls of fresh bread crumbs (great way to use up unwanted crusts)
  • One Egg
  • 2 Tablespoons Dijon or Coarse Grain Mustard
  • Crushed garlic clove (optional)
  • Fresh burger rolls to serve

How to Make Burgers – Method

  1. Put on disposable plastic gloves (messy business otherwise)
  2. Put all ingredients into a bowl and mix together thoroughly, using your hands
  3. Using your hands again, mold mixture into burger shapes
  4. Cook on a BBQ, under the grill, in the oven or in a frying pan

Serving Suggestions

I like to serve these burgers at the table with all the trimmings and let people help themselves. Try some of the following suggestions:-

  • Thinly Sliced tomato and/or cucumber
  • Lettuce
  • Sliced cheese – tasty cheese works well
  • Avocado – sliced or mashed
  • Pineapple rings – the tinned type are perfect (drained of juice)
  • Sliced cooked beetroot – again, from a tin is quick and easy
  • Mustard and/or sauces
  • Mayonnaise
  • Pickle

Variations

As I mentioned earlier, you can make beef, lamb, chicken or pork burgers. Just make sure you use good quality minced meat. Your burgers will only ever be as good as the meat you use.

  • Add some finely chopped

Making Lavender Ice Cream

What are the ingredients needed?

4 cups of milk

2 cups of whipping cream

8 egg yolks

1 cup of fine white sugar

1 tablespoon of salt

1 cup of honey

stalks of fresh lavenders or dried lavenders (used for cooking)

What materials do I need?

ice cream maker (borrow from Mom or from the lovely neighbor)

mixing bowls

sauce pans

strainer

whisk

How to make all these into ice cream?

Step 1: Pick lavender petals from the stem. Set aside.

Step 2: Pour in honey, and half of the lavender petals into a sauce pan. Allow it to cook and simmer on medium heat. Set aside.

Step 3: Once the lavender and honey mixture simmered, set them aside for an hour for the honey to steep the lavender petals.

Step 4: After an hour, pour and strain lavender and honey mixture into the mixing bowl with the whipping cream. Set aside.

Step 5: Bring together milk, sugar, and salt in a saucepan and allow to simmer.

Step 6: Use the whisk to beat the egg yolks.

Step 7: Whisk together the milk mixture

Types of Icing for Cakes

• Frostings – This is often made with butter mixed with icing sugar and has the inclusion of pasteurised egg white that makes it firm to stay intact when piped on cupcakes. Cupcakes serve as miniature cakes that give you the freedom to decorate it the way you want to. You could add colour to the frosting mixture to give the cup cakes a peppy look.

• Fondant – It is an opaque covering made with a mixture of sugar, gelatine, and glycerine to give it dough-like consistency. Fondant is often used to replace icing, especially for wedding cakes. It protects the cake from falling apart, and as the fondant doesn’t melt away with humidity, it is a preferred type of icing by several who feel that it acts as a protective layer as well as serves as a decorative.

• Buttercream – This made by mixing butter with milk, icing sugar, and vanilla essence until it gains a consistency as that of an icing. These are used for cakes that are meant for immediate consumption or those that are stored in cold areas. Buttercream tends to melt as soon as it is out from refrigeration. It is a

Making Best Beef Burger

The Ingredients and Instructions

The ingredients needed for a beef burger are as follows: 1 kilo of ground round, ¼ cup of bread crumbs, 1 slightly beaten large egg, 5-6 tablespoons of soy sauce, 4 tablespoons of milk, 2 tablespoons of salt, and 1 teaspoon of pepper. For those who prefer a sharper taste, minced garlic and onions may also be added. All the ingredients should be placed and mixed together in a bowl. Cover the bowl with a plastic wrap and rest the burger mixture inside the refrigerator for about 20-30 minutes.

After resting the mixture, take it out of the refrigerator and form into 8-10 patties, depending on your size preference. Lightly fry the patties in corn oil or any cooking oil for about 3-4 minutes on each side, depending on how done you want your beef burgers to be. Place the patties on paper towels to drain excess oil and place in a burger bun. You may also add cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and other condiments to your burger such as ketchup, mayonnaise, and mustard. You may also serve the beef burgers with rice, vegetables, and gravy.

The Key in Having a Truly

Buying Bison Burgers

Finding this meat everywhere may not yet be possible but there are several places consumers can purchase this meat. Several grocery stores and specialty meat shops may already carry bison burgers and if they do not they may know where shoppers can locally purchase the meat. If consumers are having very little luck with in their local neighborhood they may want to check online to see what is available, the price, how it is shipped and how long it will take. Finding the meat for these burgers will get easier the more popular they become.

Eating bison over beef will give consumers less fat, less calories and less cholesterol which over time can be beneficial. Many fear tasting new products like this because they feel it may taste gamey or have an after taste. However not only are these burgers better for consumers some may like the taste better and some may not even know they are eating something other than beef.

Finding recipes to make the best bison burgers can be found online, in cookbooks and may even be created by the consumers themselves. Those who love the barbecue taste in a burger will be

Delicious Recipe For Venison Burgers

Medium Rare Venison Burgers Recipe

Ingredients:

1 lb. ground venison
½ lb. ground pork
½ cup chopped onion
1 tbsp. finely minced jalapeño pepper
Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
2 tsp. ground cumin
1 tbsp. Worcestershire or soy sauce
3 tbsp. olive oil
2 tbsp. minced roasted garlic
2 tbsp. dried mushrooms, ground into powder

Preparation Method for Medium Well Done Burgers:

– Roast garlic by cutting garlic head in half and rubbing cut side with oil. Wrap in foil and roast for 30–40 minutes in 350-degree Fahrenheit oven. Cool bulbs and squeeze softened garlic from the skins and chop it finely.
– Saute onion and pepper in 2 tablespoons of the olive oil. Cool the mixture.
– Mix all the ingredients except 1 tablespoon of the oil, shape into 6–8 patties and return them to refrigeration for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to develop.
– Heat remaining olive oil in skillet until medium hot. Add patties and sear over medium high heat 5–6 minutes per side or until venison and pork reaches an internal temperature of 160 degrees. The USDA has relaxed temperature regulations for lean pork to