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    Anyone grind their own hamburger?

    I just acquired a Chop-Rite #22 grinder and want to make some burgers tonight. I could just get a chuck roast and go to town, but I'm interested in hearing people's techniques, preferred cuts/ratios, etc. Any and all advice is welcome!

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    I just use chuck, so not much help.

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    I use equal parts chuck and sirloin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vertigo View Post
    I use equal parts chuck and sirloin.
    same here. i sometimes add a bit of pork, too. usually just loin.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EdipisReks View Post
    same here. i sometimes add a bit of pork, too. usually just loin.
    A rasher or two of bacon thrown into the grind never hurt anything.

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    I will second the bacon thing...ugh, huge difference i noticed that if you cut too much fat off the chuck, the burgers suck at staying together

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    Everybody knows too much fat is not good for you, but fat in burgers is a good thing. It's not like you're eating them twice a day every day.

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    I haven't done it myself but some people I've worked with have.

    I've heard of fat backs being added so its 70-30 or 60- 40 protein to fat.

    Bacon never hurt anyone
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    Quote Originally Posted by VoodooMajik View Post
    Bacon never hurt anyone

    Tell that to the pig...

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    I get chuck eye steaks and mince them with a knife.


    That and not salting early, and good technique...never eat a dense burger again!

    The only things I like with ground beef are meatballs and meatloaf.

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