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25 Refreshing Slaw Recipes for Summer

A good slaw is a thing of beauty.<p>Whether you're a fan of creamy mayonnaise or bright, acidic vinegar, we can all agree that the best slaws are crunchy, refreshing, and light. These 25 slaw recipes fit the bill, making good use of cabbage, collard greens, kale, and more.

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Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

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What to do with pineapple

Fresh pineapple tastes so much better than the tinned chunks of my childhood. The glorious fragrance of a ripe pineapple will fill a room and the …

From the Archives: Hot Hawaiian Burgers (Spam, Pineapple, Swiss, and Sriracha Mayo)

It's time to board a small charter flight to Polynesia, the land of Spam and pineapples, for today's recipe from the archives! Why Spam and pineapple? Mostly because it's a delicious combo that hits the rich, fresh, sweet flavors and the crisp/moist textures. Who wouldn't want that on a burger? Add …

Why Michael Symon Spikes His Burger with Spicy Sausage

Michael Symon estimates that he has 1,000 different burger recipes and ideas. "I love them all," he says.<p>Michael Symon has been a burger expert since …

Thumbs Up for the Ribeye Sausage Burger at Salt & Cleaver in San Diego

Salt & Cleaver<p>3805 5th Avenue, San Diego CA 92101 (map); 619-756-6677; enjoysausage.com<b><br>Cooking method:</b> Griddled<b><br>Short Order:</b> A ribeye sausage striped of its casing and formed into a burger patty. Delicious.<b><br>Want Fries With That?</b> The skin-on spuds are tasty, but if you're open to mac and cheese, …

Skillet Chicken Burgers with Ginger, Scallions, and Sriracha Mayonnaise Recipe

To make this dish healthier, you can skip the buns and make it more of a wrap, using the extra butter lettuce as the makeshift bun. But whatever you do, do NOT skip the sriracha and Kewpie mayo dipping sauce—it was so good that I was actually eating it by the spoonful. I would say that another …

Beef Burgers with Sweet-n-Smoky Ketchup

To spiff up a big, juicy burger, try making this sweet, spicy ketchup, which gets its smoky flavor from dried pasilla chiles. <b>Slideshow:</b> Incredible …

Pepperoni Garlic Bread Burgers (Grilled Cheeseburgers With Pepperoni Sauce Served on Garlic Bread Rolls) Recipe

Burgers covered in provolone cheese under a blanket of a hot-and-tangy pepperoni sauce and parmesan cheese, all served on a hamburger bun toasted in garlic butter.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Pepperoni Sauce:</b>1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil4 ounces stick pepperoni, finely diced3 medium …

12 Make-Ahead Burger Toppings

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this summer<p>SAVEUR<p>https://www.saveur.com/gallery/make-ahead-burger-toppings<p>…

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Best Bacon Burgers in the U.S. (PHOTOS)

Chefs across the country are upgrading their amazing burgers with the ultimate finishing touch: incredible bacon that's smoked in-house or is sourced from cult producers like Allan Benton and Nueske. Here, <i>F&W</i> names the Best Bacon Burgers in the U.S.<p><i>-- F&W Editors</i><p>More from <i>Food & Wine</i>:<p>32 Incredible …

Lamb Burger

2 tbsp. plus 2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil<p>3 tbsp. minced yellow onion<p>12 oz. ground lamb<p>4 oz. ground pork<p>2 tsp. dijon mustard<p>1 tsp. each finely …

Duck Burgers With Pickled Fennel and Prune Mayonnaise Recipe

Freshly ground duck breast patties get seared in duck fat and tucked into brioche buns with buttery lettuce, sweet prune mayo, and fresh, crunchy quick-pickled fennel. My Franco-American sandwich du jour.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 1/2-pound duck breasts2 teaspoons whole grain mustard1 …

A Hamburger Tuesday: Egg-Topped Burgers and Fun Burger Buns

<b>Note:</b> A Hamburger Tuesday is your chance to show off your homemade burgers to the A Hamburger Today community. Have you made a burger destined for glory? Read the submission guidelines to find out how to get it featured on an upcoming post.<p>This time on A Hamburger Tuesday, we're showing off four …

5 Tips for Achieving Burger Greatness

Before you start slapping patties on the grill this weekend, take a second to brush up on some burger wisdom from chefs who know what they’re talking …

How to Make the Perfect Veggie Burger

<i>Got crumbly veggie burgers that just fall apart in the pan or on the grill and looking for a solution? Here are ​some tips to make sure your homemade</i> …

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Homemade Vegan Burgers That Don't Suck Recipe

<b>Note:</b> For best texture, the veggie burgers must be cooked within thirty minutes of adding bread crumbs or they will become mushy. To prepare in advance, combine all ingredients except for crumbs and mix in the crumbs just before forming the patties and serving.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 1/2 …

Poll: What Do You Like to Drink With Your Burger?

Do you reach for a beer to go with your burger, or do you prefer soda or a shake? Maybe you'd rather have something more unusual, like a hot cup of coffee? Let us know your drink of choice when you're eating a burger in this week's poll. FYI: you can choose up to three beverages to cover different …

Cook the Sides of a Burger Patty by Adding Water

When you want a burger patty to be evenly grilled, how do you make sure the sides are perfectly cooked? Celebrity chef Bobby Flay recommends adding a …

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Sweet Barbecue Kim-cheese Burgers Recipe

A juicy burger glazed with a sweet soy reduction, topped with cheese, kimchi, and quick pickled carrots and cucumbers.<p><b>Note:</b> You can cut matchsticks by hand or use a mandoline. Alternatively, grate cucumbers and carrots on the large holes of a box grater or in a food processor fitted with the large …

Poll: Pineapple on Burgers: Way or No Way?

Pineapple can be polarizing. Some people love it on pizza, while others bristle at the mere thought of pineapple venturing outside of sweet applications.<p>What's your position on pineapple as a burger topping? Are you pro pineapple, and all of the sweetness and acidity a ring brings, or are you …

Poll: Onion Rings on Burgers: Way or No Way?

Onions are a standard burger topping, and onion rings are a popular side order, so it stands to reason that onion rings would work really well right between the patty and the bun. What's your position on using onion rings as a burger topping? Let us know in this week's poll.<p>Onion Rings on Burgers: …

'Like a claw!' Anchors test the best way to eat a burger

Chances are you've been here before.<p>You just ordered a big beef burger oozing with juice and decked out with all the fixings: lettuce, tomato, pickles (hungry yet?) avocado, onions, ketchup and mustard. You pick up that succulent sandwich — and the whole thing falls apart.<p>But no need to fret …

Food & Wine Magazine | Recipes, Menus, Chefs, Wine, Cooking, Holidays, Entertaining

From creamy chowders to easy noodle soups, here are our favorite vegetarian...<p>From creamy chowders to easy noodle soups, here are our favorite …

Open Thread: Which Burgers Are On Your Bucket List?

The local burger shops near me keep my cravings for beef patties covered with melted cheese more than satisfied, but there are a few burgers I've just got to try, like the green chile cheeseburger from Santa Fe Bite, the classic cheeseburger served on a personalized plate at Irv's, and the …

London Burger Stall Conducts 25% of Sales in Bitcoin and Dogecoin

East London burger vendor Burger Bear reports that 25% of its revenue is now settled in cryptocurrencies, having started accepting bitcoin in …

'Time' Names the 17 Most Influential Burgers of All Time

<i>Time</i> recently published a list of 17 burgers that, according to burger historians and experts, have made the most noticeable impact on the burger industry. Did they miss any monumental burgers? Take a look at the full list, below:<p><i>Time</i>'s 17 Most Influential Burgers of All Time<p><b>17:</b> Krusty Burger from …

Chickpea-Brown Rice Veggie Burger

This veggie burger is dense and tasty on a lettuce wrap with mustard.

6 Smashingly Good Smashed Burgers

If you're looking for a tasty <b>smashed burger</b> and don't want to do the cooking yourself, we've got you covered with five worthy picks from across the country (plus one spot north of the border) that will set you up with the thin, crust-covered patty—or patties—you crave. Scroll down for a closer look …

How to Make Juicy Turkey Burgers With Three Delicious Toppings

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>"Something simple." That's the response I received after asking a friend—who had come to me for some quick-and-easy recipe ideas—what her favorite burger toppings are. Keeping that (somewhat vague) goal in mind, I decided to come …