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BBQ Grail 04-12-2009 12:30 AM

Tonight's Brisket Burgers
 
I've been wanting to give brisket burgers a try since first seeing them a couple of weeks ago on the forum. I think I'm pretty much hooked.

It's a lot of work, but the flavor is awesome.

So here's the story in pictures (and a few words):

Started with a nice 10lb whole packer. It had a nice fat cap and would have been pretty nice to have smoked this baby.
http://thebbqgrail.com/wp-content/up...ole-packer.jpg

I trimmed almost all of the fat off. The brisket had some nice marbling so I didn't add any of the fat back into the meat. I did how ever grind a pound of apple smoked bacon into the meat during the second grind.

All I have is the grinding attachment that goes on my Kitchenaide Stand Mixer. I don't have anything to compare it with, but I think it worked pretty good. It's not quick and if I were to do this more often I'd problem want something that holds a little more meat.
http://thebbqgrail.com/wp-content/up...r_grinding.jpg

Here it is after two grinds. One course and the second one fine. It's got a nice texture and formed patties very nice.

I learned that I need to make sure the bacon is really cold or partially frozen. It got pretty gummy towards the end.
http://thebbqgrail.com/wp-content/up...ger_ground.jpg

Made up 12 patties for tonight's dinner and froze another 12 for later.
http://thebbqgrail.com/wp-content/up...er_patties.jpg

Used the 26 inch Weber One Touch Gold Kettle (of course). They sure look good, don't they.
http://thebbqgrail.com/wp-content/up...r_grilling.jpg

http://thebbqgrail.com/wp-content/up...lled-patty.jpg

And here's the money shot. Two of the quests sure seemed to enjoy the meal...
http://thebbqgrail.com/wp-content/up...ger_eating.jpg

Just Pulin' Pork 04-12-2009 12:32 AM

Dude that is pretty sweet I have never heard of a brisket burger! Nice job. How did they taste?

iceman78 04-12-2009 12:34 AM

Those look great! Did you see my new q to go with the Bandera? I posted it tonight!

Larry in Roseville!

Jack2u2 04-12-2009 06:43 AM

Looks good, Larry. I like ground brisket myself, but don't take the time to do it often. Nice job with yours -

bowhnter 04-12-2009 06:44 AM

The apple smoked bacon addition sounds pretty good.

Spydermike72 04-12-2009 06:49 AM

Nice looking burgers Larry, although your female guest didnt look too happy in that pic... :mrgreen:

HungryHolstrom 04-12-2009 07:31 AM

Dude! Those are the shizz, nice burgers. You must really like your friends :)

JimDandysNYDan 04-12-2009 07:44 AM

Great looking burgers....I agree with Mike she had that look in her eyes like, you snap that picture Larry and I'm gonna punch you out...LOL

Que-Dawg 04-12-2009 07:59 AM

Nicely done

txschutte 04-12-2009 08:06 AM

Bravo, larry! What kind of burger would it compare to? 80/20, 90/10? Wondering...Mrs tx says my azz is still too fat to eat anything TOO fatty.

BBQ Grail 04-12-2009 09:06 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by txschutte (Post 900342)
Bravo, larry! What kind of burger would it compare to? 80/20, 90/10? Wondering...Mrs tx says my azz is still too fat to eat anything TOO fatty.

Maybe 95/5! Mrs Tx might let you eat one of these.

gsmith 04-12-2009 09:13 AM

nice looking burgers, I'll have to give them a try

River City Smokehouse 04-12-2009 09:24 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BBQ Grail (Post 900259)

Your buddy looks like he's wandering what you did to the food that warrants a picture being taken.:eek::biggrin:
Some think I'm crazy for taking pics of the food but I just say...."I'm a Brethren, it's what I do.":rolleyes::biggrin:
It all looks good!

LMAJ 04-12-2009 10:48 AM

Hum.. must have misplaced my invitation to dinner.... those burgers look great!

Midnight Smoke 04-12-2009 10:51 AM

Great looking Burgers! Did you find that, other than the Bacon issue the Burgers were easier to form?


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