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    Got this as a gift yesterday so giving it a try tomorrow.
    Takes 2 lbs if any ground meat in mold then refrigerate.
    Apparently there was some dissatisfaction with my handmade patties
    by certain factions in this household
    Ahh, my loving family....
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    Last edited by smokin fool; August 10, 2019, 09:04 PM.

    #2
    Hexagon burgers. Cool gift.

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      #3
      That makes a hex of a lot of patties at once.

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        #4
        Hex burgers? I love it! It reminds me of square headlights on a Jeep. It doesn’t change how good it is or how well it works, but I’ll be surprised if it takes hold. 😀

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          #5
          I’d be down. But that’s shady.

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            #6
            Fun!

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              #7
              Cool little toy. I am still hooked on smash burgers though, and I would ruin all that nice shaping.

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              • smokin fool
                smokin fool commented
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                I'm with you on the smash burgers, like I said a certain daughter who will go un-named doesn't like....
                See what happens in a few hours when I fire up the grill, could be short lived solution
                Last edited by smokin fool; August 11, 2019, 04:10 PM.

              #8
              You might put the 'hex' on the flavor using that.

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                #9
                Well at the end of the day they didn't turn out all that badly, quite good actually.
                It says you need 2 lbs of ground beef, I would go heavier, just not sure how much heavier yet, to make sure all the Hexs are jammed with meat.
                I used lean ground beef so there was minimal shrinkage but the patties did loose the hex shape while cooking.
                Its a coin flip whether its faster to fill all the hexes with ground meat or smash out 8 burgers.
                If you want big honking burgers for a few people smash em, if your feeding a crowd hex em to make your meat go farther.
                My daughter said she paid $8.00 for it from Amazon, its not going to break the bank so I'm giving this a passing grade.
                For the record she didn't really like this burger either....you just can't please some daughters!!!!

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                • mountainsmoker
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                  You might want to try 80/20 beef. It is much more flavorful.

                • smokin fool
                  smokin fool commented
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                  Agreed. With the health and nutrition thing going on stores only sell lean or extra lean ground beef now, I can't remember the last time I even saw med ground in the bunker.
                  Could grind my own but, like, that's going to happen....

                #10
                Originally posted by smokin fool View Post
                My daughter said she paid $8.00 for it from Amazon, its not going to break the bank so I'm giving this a passing grade.
                I looked it up, $25 on Amazon now. For that money, I’ll press out the patties.

                Supposedly it is freezer safe; you can fill it with beef, seal it, and freeze it, and remove frozen patties one at a time for use. I’d buy it for $8, too, but not for $25.

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                  #11
                  So here's one for the what-will-they-think-of-next category:

                  https://smile.amazon.com/Burger-Hold...gateway&sr=8-1

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                  • ssandy_561
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                    I love how it says it went through one year of design trials. 😂

                  • Mosca
                    Mosca commented
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                    Whaaaaa?

                  • klflowers
                    klflowers commented
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                    Wow

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Name:	E0D5E7C3-CB6C-4A7E-A2AD-CEB8BC1DAAB7.jpeg
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                  I was gifted the Tupperware Burger press like 20 years ago. I don’t use it too often any more but when I first got it this was the only way I made burgers for the first 3 or 4 years.

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                    #13
                    I used to use a Tupperware burger press, mostly to get consistent size and shape on my patties - I don't think I have done that in a year, as all I've done the past year were smash burgers. I've gotten that down to a pretty quick process, and use a 1/3 cup measuring scoop to help make the meat balls all a uniform size.

                    Can't say I remember the last time I cooked only 8 hamburger patties, so a press like that would be hard to use in my household. Maybe if the kids aren't coming, and its just the wife and me, and we want some leftovers... . Most of the time I am smashing 30-40+ hamburgers on the grill

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                      #14
                      I've seen the Tupperware burger press usually after midnight on the tube, $9.99 plus shipping and handling....get a second for just shipping and handling. Thought about it, never bit.
                      I used to just crush a chunk of ground beef under a small plate until desired thickness, apparently that's frowned upon.
                      One thing I did not mention is you have to work the meat into the corners of the hex's so this is not a fast, labour saving device.
                      Anyway wife and daughter off to Malta for two weeks on Friday so I can go back to my barbaric ways of cooking.

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