All Posts Tagged ‘Cheeseburger


Springtime Means Grilling: An American Burger Night in Germany


It is the Americans who have managed to crown minced beef as hamburger, and to send it round the world so that even the fussy French have take to le boeuf hache, le hambourgaire.   –  Julia Child

Maybe we were feeling nostalgic, maybe we were wanting to marry our American roots with the ingredients of our current home and the beverages of our European neighbors. Maybe we had just learned that people around the world throw “American parities” where the theme is represented by red solo cups and popcorn and we just wanted to set the record straight.  Maybe I had just found this new blog of burger genius and felt inspired.  Whatever it was, last weekend S and I and our friend Mike decided to throw a burger night.  We spent the day gathering ingredients and had a blast following this easy six step recipe for a great burger night in Mainz: