Pizza Making Tips and Tricks by Sean Lannin

A lot of factors influence will influence the results of your pizza making efforts. Primary among these factors are the pizza ingredients and pizza equipment used. The following are some pizza making tips and tricks that you can apply for the best homemade pizza.

Pizza Ingredients

The pizza ingredients that you use depend on the type of pizza that you wish to make. Moreover, you usually have to prepare three sets of ingredients: one for your pizza crust, another for your pizza toppings and another set for your pizza sauce,

” Pizza crust recipes: usual ingredients and tips

Flour is a definite necessity when making pizza crust. The usual ingredient in making the basic pizza dough is wheat flour, although whole wheat flour is also used by some. For a firm, elastic pizza dough, you’ll want to use flour with moderately high gluten content (this is also known as hard flour).

The gluten is formed when water is added to the flour and it is a crucial part of the pizza’s structure. Thus, when you make pizza crust, it is best to use bread flour or flour with especially high gluten content (check the label) which has enough gluten content for pizza making purposes. However, people who have celiac disease or those who prefer a low carb pizza crust usually opt for flour with low gluten content. Some even make gluten-free pizza in the belief that it is healthier. In any case, it is advisable to use premium-grade flour milled from first-grade wheat; the flour, moreover, should have quality protein (the flour and water mixture should be very easy to handle) and should be able to absorb a lot of water without becoming soggy and limp.

Yeast is another requirement in making the pizza base. The yeast is the leavening agent and it helps the pizza dough rise as well as helps the dough achieve elasticity (so you can stretch it into pizza rounds without breaking). Yeast and its fermentation, furthermore, give the pizza crust its distinct flavor. Unless you are using the instant dry yeast variety, you should mix yeast with warm water then let the mixture stand for around ten minutes before you use it in your pizza dough mixture. Furthermore, the best, yeasty flavor is achieved by leaving the pizza dough to rise for several hours after kneading.

The other dry ingredients that basic pizza dough has are salt, sugar, baking powder (if you need more leavening than what the yeast can provide), and dry milk. The salt is necessary to create the slightly salty taste of pizza crust which provides a great contrast to the pizza sauce flavor. Sugar, on the other hand, is added to add a slightly sweet taste to the crust as well as to facilitate yeast activity and to yield a browner pizza crust. Do not add a lot of sugar. Powdered milk or milk solids, on the other hand, adds to the dough’s bulk, adds flavor and nutrients to the pizza dough as well as gives strength to the pizza dough’s structure even if such is over-fermented. Use the non-fat variety especially if you are making low fat pizza.

The liquid ingredients include water and oil. Water is necessary for gluten generation and for activating yeast. Use slightly acidic as well as slightly hard water for best results. To ensure standard water pH, you can use distilled water (which has neutral pH) or tap water (which is usually slightly acidic, especially in cities). Oil, on the other hand, serves well to lubricate the dough for easier handling. Use extra virgin olive oil if you want it to serve more than just lubricating purposes; extra virgin olive oil also has a distinctive flavor. Olive oil, moreover, is healthy for it has lower saturation than other types of oil.

If you prefer, you can use egg white or egg yolk in your pizza dough. The egg white helps strengthen pizza dough whereas egg yolk helps soften dough. As such, you can use either depending on the type of crust you want to make. Add egg yolk, for instance, if you need to make your pizza dough softer. If you will use eggs, don’t forget to reduce the amount of water in your pizza crust recipe.

You can also add flavorings like garlic powder to your pizza dough. You can even use herbs on your dough to give it a distinct flavor. Use sourdough starter, on the other hand, if you want to make sourdough pizza.

” Pizza toppings: usual ingredients and tips

There’s not much you should know about pizza toppings. The ingredients are pretty much up to you and should depend on the type of pizza you are making. However, there are certain techniques to preparing your pizza toppings. For one, you should use fresh Mozzarella cheese when making your pizza. Moreover, you should not put the cheese on top if you need to bake the pizza for a long time; you’ll end up with burnt cheese this way.

The usual pizza toppings include pepperoni, sausages, ground beef, ham, canned tomatoes, bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, bacon, ham, various types of cheese, and olive oil. Other toppings include shrimp, salmon, chicken meat, anchovies, fruits, artichokes, etc.

” Pizza sauce: usual ingredients and tips

The usual pizza sauce recipes have tomato sauce. Flavor is enhanced by adding garlic and onions (whether powder or sautéed) then ground meat, salt, pepper and other usual pizza spices such as basil and oregano. Typically, tomato-based sauces are thick. On the other hand, you can make a thin pizza sauce by mixing oregano and basil with olive oil. The fastest way of making pizza sauce is by using canned pizza sauce.

You must remember to apply pizza sauce with a light hand. Thick sauce must be carefully added on top of the pizza toppings. Thin sauce must be gently rubbed over the pizza. Excessive use of pizza sauce can lead to excess moisture and thus a limp pizza.

Pizza Equipment

You can cook your pizza using a pizza pan or bake it directly on a pizza stone. If you are going to use a standard oven without a pizza stone, then stretch your pizza dough into the desired thickness on your pan, add your toppings and pizza sauce, preheat your oven and bake according to your pizza recipe. If you are using a pizza stone, cut your pizza dough, use one of the portions and stretch it into a pizza round of your desired thickness. Add your desired toppings and your homemade pizza sauce, load the pizza on your wooden peel (pizza paddle) then place said pizza round on top of the pizza stone. The pizza stone, at this point, should have been kept hot in the oven for at least an hour.

It is best to use a pizza stone for baking pizza. This leads to a crispier pizza crust for two reasons. First, it absorbs run-off and excess moisture. Second, it distributes heat from the oven evenly; thus, the pizza crust is uniformly cooked all over.

Naturally, if you want to make deep dish pizza, you have to use a pizza pan. On the other hand, you can pre-bake your deep dish pizza crust, add toppings and sauce then finish baking your pizza on a pizza stone.

A good oven with a timing device and a temperature monitor is also necessary for precise pizza baking. A wooden spoon, on the other hand, should be used for mixing the pizza dough to prevent sticking. Use a marble countertop when kneading dough for the same purpose.

After using your pizza equipment, clean each piece carefully according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

Tips To Prepare Several Delicious Ground Beef Hamburger Dishes

Ground beef hamburgers are among the most generally loved recipes all across America. It is mostly referred to as amongst the classic foods of the nation. People generally believe that beef hamburgers made at home are much tastier and healthier as compared to the ones served in eateries. But, the course of preparing American classic ground beef hamburgers is mostly witnessed as one of the trickiest recipes. So, we bring to you an easy yet scrumptious beef hamburger recipe. Homemade dishes will always be valued more since they’re hygienic and can be made to suit individual taste.

Consequently, basically the method of making ground beef hamburger is extremely easy. All you need is a number of the condiments such as mayonnaise, ketchup, lettuce, pickles, tomato, cheese, saut?ed onions or slices of cooked bacon and mushrooms. Although, this hamburger will not require anything to support as side dish, you can dish up salsa and guacamole to reinforce the savor. Initially, let’s discuss a few of the most awesome tips that would assist you in preparing delectable ground beef recipe each time you want. So, below mention are a few strategies to prepare wonderful home-based ground beef hamburgers:

1. Always pick quality ground beef for your dish. The only option will be to opt for 80 to 85% lean ground chuck. Generally, a lot of slim meat ends up in making the hamburger very dried out.

2. Try combining some salt and pepper in meat and then start preparing patties.

3. Just remember to aren’t over-cooking the ground beef. Over-cooking generally make the meat additional dense and solid.

4. Also, attempt to make bigger patties than usual so that you can avoid contraction.

5. As soon as your patties are set, you want to prepare a 1/4-inch indentation in the middle of each patty. This will likely help you avoiding the unwanted puffing of a patty from the middle.

6. Be prepared with materials and toppings in advance.

7. To finish, simply toast a few buns to cook the ultimate ground beef hamburger recipe.

Ground Beef Hamburger Dish

Begin with mixing beef, salt and pepper together in a big bowl. Divide the hamburger meat into 4 equal portions. Form every part right into a 3/4 to 1-inch thick round patty. Rub oil around a Cast-Iron Grill/Griddle or a Large Cast Iron Skillet placed on the stove over medium heat. When the oil is glistening and pan is hot, place the burgers into the pan indentation side up. Cook until the burgers are browned on the underside, about four minutes. Flip the burgers over using a strong spatula and continue to make 4 to 5 more minutes or until they’re done the way in which you prefer them.

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The Best Homemade Pizza Recipe Delivered in 7 minutes or It’s Free!

I’m back from Sunburst Tomato Farm in Momeyer, North Carolina. What a great trip! While I was learning about growing tomatoes in the winter, I was thinking about making a homemade pizza recipe to add to my cooking classes. But then, I thought, what does the local tomato farmer like to make with his fresh tomatoes?

Tim Bass of Sunburst Tomatoes says he prefers the raw, natural flavor of his tomatoes in a Tomato Sandwich, “two slices of bread, some mayonnaise and a slice of tomato” is his favorite homemade tomato recipe.

Well, that might suit the tomato farmer, but Tim sent me home with a sack full of quality tomatoes and all I can think about is a homemade pizza recipe that I simply call “tomato pie”. I don’t use pizza sauce. No, instead, I use sliced tomatoes. But I’m jumping ahead in this cooking class, let’s start with the crust.


This is my tried and true basic homemade pizza dough recipe: 18 ounces flour, 10 ounces water, 2 teaspoons of yeast. This will be the basis for the pizza crust that will then complete the standard 10 step yeast dough process.

You want to take time mixing the ingredients together, because you want for gluten to develop in the process. Moisture and agitation develop gluten which will help to develop that wonderful chewy crust that we’ve all come to expect and love in our pizza. After the pizza dough is mixed, you need to allow it to ferment until it doubles in size. At this point, knock all of the air out of the dough and allow it to rise again. Now, the homemade pizza crust starts to take form. Using a rolling pin and a thick marble* slab, flatten the dough to create the pizza crust.

*(Marble is a wonderful medium to use when you are dealing with dough or pastry because the thickness of the slab helps to keep the temperature consistently cool to create a better product.)

I like to use a pizza peel to get my pizza in the oven. I put a little bit of corn meal on the peel to help with the flavor as well as making it easier to get the pizza off of the peel when I’m ready to put it into the oven. Once the homemade pizza crust is on the peel, I like to go around the edge of the pizza crust folding over the edge to form the outer edge of the pizza. Also, brush on a little olive oil to ensure a nice brown crust and I like to add some freshly cut garlic as well.

Let’s keep moving along in this cooking class…

Instead of a tomato sauce recipe, thinly sliced tomatoes will form the foundation of the tomato pie recipe, and this homemade pizza goes in the oven, on top of heated stones.

What? Only tomatoes on the homemade pizza?

No, I want more ingredients, but the tomatoes take longer to cook! Only after the tomatoes have cooked is the cheese and basil added. Basil is too delicate to allow it to bake for the same time as the tomatoes, so it’s added at the very end in a fancy French knife skill called “chiffonade”.

The best homemade pizza recipe is the one that uses the freshest, best ingredients, like tomatoes from your local farmer. The homemade pizza that you create will have much more flavor, nutrition and sense of pride that you made it. Not only that, it will be better for you as well. I hope you’ve enjoyed this cooking class, now go make a pizza!!

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Chef Todd Mohr is a classically trained chef, entrepreneur, cooking educator and founder of WebCookingClasses. You can experience his unique approach to no-recipe cooking with his FREE online cooking classes . The 7 minute class will change the way you think about cooking forever.

Low Cholesterol Pizza Recipes? You’re Kidding! by Bretislav Slansky

That is the reaction for most people. But as soon as you try these simple low cholesterol pizza recipes, you’ll know it’s true.

Personally I love pizza. I can’t live without the smell of freshly baked, cheesy tasting pizza with bunch of veggies or other stuff.

Every time I watch movie at home, I have to bake a pizza. Otherwise I do not enjoy myself watching the movie. Which is about once a week.

I think that having pizza once a week is not a bad thing.

If you do not overeat of course. And if you know how to cook low fat low cholesterol pizza, you have nothing to be ashamed for.

Ok, let’s stop talking, put on some chef’s uniform and presto; you have just become healthy pizza chef.

Healthy Pizza Recipe Preparation:

When trying to prepare healthy pizza, start with a fat-free pizza dough or crust. I love to prepare pizza out of pita bread. For all pizza, use substitution like fat-free cheese, fat free tomato sauce, crushed red pepper or garlic (which has cholesterol lowering properties).

Just be creative. Follow the samples of low cholesterol pizza recipes below and let your imagination create something great.

Here are samples of my favorite pizza recipes:

Breakfast Pizza

You can just scramble some egg whites and put it on the top of your pitta bread or fat-free pizza crust. If you can find whole-wheat one, you are better off.

Top it with:

-smoked turkey “bacon”

-grated fat-free cheddar cheese

-diced green onions

Bake or broil your pizza until cheese melts. Cool down for a 5 minutes and enjoy.

Vegetable Pizza

Start with a whole-wheat crust. Top it with these:

-fat free mozzarella cheese, shredded

-sliced mushrooms

-diced red and greed peppers

-diced onions

Again bake it as an example above. Until cheese is melted.

Hummus Pizza

On top of your crust spread fat free hummus and top with:

-diced tomatoes

-chopped parsley

-ground cumin

Bake or broil until heated through. About 10 minutes on 350 degrees F.

Like I said before, experiment with these samples and you can create your own low cholesterol low fat pizza.

Hope you will get a lot of good ideas on how to make great tasting, yet healthier pizza.

And remember, you can use pita bread, all vegetables on your pizza. You can also cut skinless chicken breasts on stripes, grill it using something like George Freeman Grill and add that on top of your pizza.

Use your imagination!

Visit Brett Slansky’s web site for more low cholesterol recipes.

Dominos Recipe

Dominos Cheesy Bread Recipe

Domino’s cheesy bread recipe is essential if you want to make cheesy bread at your own home just like Dominos. Before I tell you about Dominos cheesy bread recipe, you should know that the former director of quality control for Dominos Pizza, Bev Collins, actually teaches people how to make pizza. So, you can learn from the old Dominos pizza guru. Check out this website devoted this pizza maker: Bev Collins.

Learning the basics of making great pizza is easy to learn, but can be difficult to perfect on your own! The time it takes to develop your techniques may be significant. As a result, learning the dos and don’ts of pizza making from an expert can be a real time saver. The cheesy bread that dominos served is, if you like it, a good dish. To learn of dominos pizza recipes you will need to visit my site. A link will be provided somewhere at the very end of this article.

The History of Dominos Pizza

Dominos pizza was created by a man known as Tom Monaghan. Tom Monaghan created his restaurant after buying a pizza place named Dominics. The store eventually came into a disagreement over the name with another local store and so he changed the name to Dominos. How to do I know this, I learned it from Bev Collins, a former major manager for Dominos Pizza. Bev Collin’s ebook is full of her personal experience with Tom; who she met when he attended her culinary class.

Great pizza is essentially composed of the following things: great dough, great sauce, great cheese, and great toppings. Additionally, having the right equipment is essential for making great pizza. Yes, this is a bit more information than just a list of ingredients and protocol of preparation; but if you want to make true Dominos Pizza, then you may want to learn from the master Bev Collins. More information on this will be made available on my site.

Not everyone holds the same taste in pizza. I personally have a few types of pizza that I cannot stand. Some pizza is totally horrible for me, like Sbarro Pizza; an insult to the senses. I simply do not like Sbarro Pizza; greasy, cheap, and expensive. The thought of spending money for it simply upsets me. Sbarro Pizza is always in malls but, thankfully, there are some of those other wonderful restaurants in every mall food court. I just wish there were more pizza restaurants to choose from at the mall food courts. It often appears as if Sbarro Pizza has a monopoly on the mall food court pizza business.

You may love Sbarro pizza; although I am not sure how this could happen. Either way, it just goes to show you how different people have a different idea of what good pizza should be. Perfecting your own pizza is something that takes time and experience. Sure, you can start with Dominos pizza, and then, as you become skillful; adapt it to suit your taste.

Dominos pizza recipes are easy to find on the internet; however, great pizza can only come from great chefs.

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Cooking Tips & Recipes :: Secrets to Great Homemade Pizza

A pizza is the sum of its parts; namely, the pizza crust, the pizza toppings and the pizza sauce. Make each one as wonderful as you can make it and you’ll be assured of turning out the best homemade pizza possible. Try out the following secrets when you make your homemade pizza.

Pizza Crust Secrets

Bake your pizza crust separately: It would be best if you can bake your pizza crust first before you add on the toppings and sauce. There’s one good reason for doing this. If you bake the lot at one and the same time, you may end up with a pizza that has overcooked toppings, burnt cheese and an undercooked, flat crust. Of course, you should not bake your crust fully the first time so that you won’t end up with a pizza that has a burnt crust after your final baking stage.

Mixing pizza dough ingredients: Begin by putting in a bowl at least one-tenth of the warm water specified in your homemade pizza recipe. Add yeast gradually to the water, stir and let it stand for a few minutes. Meanwhile, in a separate bowl, put the remaining warm water, stir in the sugar and salt (if your recipe calls for these ingredients) and the other dry ingredients except the flour, add the water and yeast mixture, stir the lot then immediately add the rest of the ingredients.

Kneading the pizza mixture: Kneading will let air mix with your pizza dough mixture. You should knead the pizza dough only until it reaches the proper consistency: the dough doesn’t stick to the container and individual portions can be stretched without breaking. Over-kneading will result in brittle pizza dough. While kneading the dough, use flour to prevent the mixture from sticking to your hands and the bowl, but use as little flour as possible.

Let your pizza dough rise before using it: After kneading your pizza dough, you must give it enough time to rise to your desired thickness. Generally, the longer the fermentation time you allow your pizza, the better the taste of the pizza crust. However, be careful not to use too much yeast if you are going to let the dough rise for hours (say you prepared the dough in the morning and let it relax for the rest of the day in preparation for baking by day end).

If speed is of the essence: If you need the pizza dough as quickly as possible, you can let it rise faster by adding more yeast to the mixture or by increasing the temperature of the dough. To do the latter, you can heat your oven for a few minutes, turn it off, cool the oven off a bit by leaving the oven door open for a few seconds, put the dough in a covered bowl, put the bowl in the oven and close the door. Let the mixture stay in the warm oven for at least 30 minutes, take it out, softly press the dough down then repeat the “rising” exercise for another 30 minutes. Another technique that you can apply for a faster fermentation period is to use warm water. The higher the water temperature, the faster yeast action will be. Just a note of caution, however, the pizza dough which has been allowed to ferment longer using minimum amount of yeast generally results into a better-tasting pizza crust so it’s best that you mix and knead your dough hours before you actually need it.

Frozen homemade pizza dough preparation: If you have prepared pizza dough the night before and left it in the refrigerator for next day’s baking, take it out in the morning and let it rise for at least several hours before you use it. Again, the less the yeast used, the longer the rising period required.

To make a thin pizza crust: If you are aiming for a thin crust pizza, you will want to use less dough per pan. You can also just stretch your pizza dough more on the pan. Doing this will naturally reduce the crust thickness.

To get a thick pizza crust: For a thicker crust, you need to use a pizza pan with a smaller circumference, use more pizza dough per pan or stretch out the dough less. The result would be increased crust thickness.

To get a crispy pizza crust: For a crispy pizza crust, it would be best if you reduce the amount of water. Drier pizza dough usually means a crispier pizza crust. Stiffer pizza dough also means crispier crust so it would be best to use flour with high gluten content if you want a crispy crust.

For a soft and gooey crust: To get a soft and chewy crust, you need to add more water to your dough mixture or use less flour. More moist pizza dough means softer pizza crust. To achieve better results, use flour with low gluten content. You may make gluten-free pizza dough by using gluten-free flour

If you live in a high-altitude location: Be mindful of the effect of high altitude on pizza dough. A higher altitude means less air pressure so the dough will rise faster, and it means a faster rate of evaporation so the dough will dry out faster. Thus, if you are in a high-altitude location, it is generally advisable to use more water and less yeast in your pizza dough mixture than you would normally use if you were in a low-altitude location.

Pizza Toppings

Simply speaking, the pizza toppings you should use depend on the type of pizza that you want. Fresh mozzarella cheese is necessary if you want to make a New York pizza. New York style pizza is typically minimalist; that is to say, they use as few toppings as possible. On the other hand, a Chicago deep dish pizza is usually loaded with meaty toppings: pepperoni, beef sausage, pork sausage, ground beef, bacon, ham, etc. You will also see bell peppers, mushrooms, and different kinds of cheese on a typical Chicago pizza. Tomatoes, cheese, anchovies, garlic, and herbs like basil and oregano, on the other hand, are typical of Italian pizza. California pizza, on the other hand, is characterized by seasonal vegetable toppings, fruit toppings, chicken pizza toppings, smoked salmon toppings, and other unusual toppings.

For great economy: Use pizza toppings that you already have on hand. Bacon, ham and sausages left over from breakfast, for instance, will make great toppings. Innovate depending on what ingredients you have. Naturally, cooked toppings will require less time in the oven so be sure to take this into account when baking your pizza.

Fresh toppings: It is recommended that you use fresh ingredients for your pizza toppings. Use fresh mozzarella cheese, if possible.

Finger crush herbs: To release the flavor of dried herbs, it is best to finger crush them before you add them to your pizza.

Drain and dry toppings: To avoid getting a soggy pizza, especially if you are using lots of canned and moist ingredients, you should drain your toppings of excess moisture before you arrange them on your pizza base.

Pizza Sauce

Your pizza sauce will give your pizza its distinctive flavor. In the web, you can find a lot of easy pizza sauce recipes to follow. You can even try making your own trademark pizza sauce.

Easy pizza sauce recipe: There should be canned, pre-mixed pizza sauces available in your local supermarket. On the other hand, you can use spaghetti sauce as your pizza sauce. Another easy alternative would be to sauté some onions and garlic in extra virgin olive oil, add tomato sauce (chunky tomato sauce is fine or tomato paste/puree diluted with some water), add salt (and crushed pepper if preferred), let the sauce simmer then add basil and oregano. You can even add some balsamic vinegar if you wish. You can also add some cooked ground meat to your sauce if you prefer.

Thicker sauce is better: Use thick pizza sauce on your pizza. Too watery pizza sauce means a soggy pizza. If you are using canned pizza sauce, evaluate the thickness. If too thin, let the sauce simmer before using it on your pizza.

Pizza sauce on top: When cooking your pizza, it is advisable to put the sauce on top. This will prevent your cheese and other ingredients from burning.

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Dining Out at The Cross Keys on Lairgate in Beverley

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8 months, 2 days ago

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The Cross Keys, 6-8 Lairgate, Beverley, East Yorkshire, HU17 8EE.

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Dining Out at the Sera Cafe Bistro on Buxton Road in Staffordshire

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1 year, 2 months ago

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Sera Cafe Bistro, Buxton Road, Leek, Staffordshire, ST13 7LN.

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The Roll Up the Rim contest is a marketing campaign created by the Canadian fast food chain: Tim Hortons. People who purchase a hot beverage has a chance to win a prize by rolling the rims of the cup. Underneath the rim, it either reveals the prize that you win or a “please try again”.

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Dining Out at the Pizza Express in Princes Quay in Hull

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Tips and Tricks for Delivering Pizza

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Lunch at The Lord Wilson in Kingsgate Centre in Huddersfield

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The Lord Wilson, Unit 27, Kingsgate Centre, King Street, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 2PZ.

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Dinner at The Queen’s at Freehay near Cheadle in Staffordshire

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The Queen’s at Freehay, Counslow Road, Cheadle, Staffordshire, ST10 1RF.

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Dining Out at The Olive Tree on High Street in Cheadle

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The Olive Tree, 88 High Street, Cheadle, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ST10 1AJ.

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Two Recipe Patties With Ground Beef. Cheap Family Main Dishes.

Sauerbraten Meat Patties

1 ½ lbs. ground beet

1 small onion minced

1 egg

1 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

1/8 teaspoon thyme

1 Tablespoon shortening

2 Tablespoon vinegar

2 cups water

12 whole cloves

8 Peppercorns

3 Tablespoons Brown Sugar

2 Tablespoons ketchup

6 Gingersnaps (crumbled) I crush the cookies up in my small food processor.

1 bay leaf

Mix ground beef, onion, egg, salt pepper and thyme.

Shape into six patties

Brown in Shortening

Add vinegar, water, cloves, peppercorns, bay leaf, brown sugar, ketchup to a bowl mix together pour onto patties. Place gingersnaps into small food processor crush up, add to the skillet with the patties. Cover skillet and simmer half an hour turning once. When done remove patties, add another cup of water. Cook a little mixing on medium heat, do not let burn. Pour gravy mixture into a wire food strainer and press through. I do this to make sure no one bites into peppercorns or whole cloves.

My photos below show each step I take.

I serve these with mashed potatoes they make such a good gravy. Add any kind of vegetable or salad and bread.

?You can crush the ginger snaps whatever way works best for you I like using my small food processor.

Below is the step by step pictures of making the patties.

How To Cook Hamburger Patties On The Grill or Frying In A Pan .

2 lbs Ground Beef (80 – 85%) Very lean makes very dry patties. Ground chuck is the best.

1 teaspoon Garlic Salt

1 tablespoon of Lawry’s Season Salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

3 tablespoons water

Add a 3 tablespoons of water with your ingredients before you add them to the patties. This will keep them moist on the grill. Mix ingredients with your hands. Shape into patties. Don’t overwork the mixing.

Also, sprinkle a little of the garlic salt and Lawry’s season salt on the top of the hamburgers.

For pan frying, I fry in butter about 1 tablespoon. Brown on both sides do not push your patties down with the spatula while frying or grilling you will lose all of your juice from the hamburger.

Grill or frying let patties rest before cutting into them.

Cook the meat to 160 degrees F.

Other ingredients can be added to your hamburger patties for a variety.

You can add onion flakes, minced garlic or minced onions if you would like. About 3 tablespoons of each. I sometimes add a packet of onion soup mix.


How To Make Hamburger Patties To Grill Or Fry.

If you want A perfectly formed hamburger use the lid of a large peanut butter jar. Place plastic wrap inside the lid adds your hamburger meat pat flat into lid flip out. The perfect hamburger patty.

You can use any size lid you want if you like larger hamburger.

About Recipes.

Both recipes are mine came from my old cookbook a hand written cookbook. They may be all over the internet now, but these were recipes that I got from friends or family years ago, somewhere around 1969. All photos are mine.

copyright © 2015 moonlake

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