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Act one: Beer Can Bacon Beef Burgers and others

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  • Donw
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    I understand and am looking forward tomthose too. I think it makes a great presentation for a burger.

  • holehogg
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    Thx. Will be better with some practice.

  • Donw
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    Great concept. Looks delicious.

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  • holehogg
    started a topic Act one: Beer Can Bacon Beef Burgers and others

    Act one: Beer Can Bacon Beef Burgers and others

    Today was to be a bacon binge.
    My first attempt that had its challenges but we overcame.

    On the menu was Bacon and that was to partner with a few other components. The main attraction was the Beer Can Bacon Burger with co-stars Bacon Bread and Bacon Onion Rings.
    I’ll elaborate on the outcome at the end but let me walk you through the scenario with a basic explanation accompanied by some reasonable photos using my daughter’s camera and some taken with my cell phone.

    A beer can to start the plot and it needed a quick dressing and undressing for the show to continue.


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    The bacon made a first appearance with coverage of the meat.

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    The thread seemed a little hollow so some action needed to be taken. This was filled in by support acts, caramelised onions followed by fried rooms and white cheddar and Gouda covered the rest.

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    The star performer wanted more dough and it was rolled out, covered and things spiralled into shape and that’s when senior onion became a ring-in.

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    In order for the conspiracy to work some hot action was necessary. They all took part in the first shoot and then others were written out and had to settle on being second fiddle with a different heat. A few aliens were thrown in to keep an eye on things and they made the call.

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    The show came to an end and the lead role took a bow.


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    The bananas were there in case of a poor performance.

    In a nutshell I was happy with my first attempt with lots of improvement next time.
    The burger was a little on the dry side despite the fillings and had a kind of meatloaf taste. This was mainly due to me wanting to cook at 350F and the kettle was settledat temp when I loaded and it.
    I think because of the cram in the kettle and the foil platter plate (thought I might as well use those that I had over) somehow didn’t allow for a heat build-up or distribution?

    I let it run for close on an hour in the hope it would get up to my target but wasn’t going any higher than 280F.
    I removed the platter plate and moved the bacon bread to the house oven.

    Got back up to target temp quickly and the bacon onion rings were in for about 20 mins before I pulled them. I believe if only the BCBB and onion rings were put in at 350F they wouldn’t have needed much more than half hour or so to done.

    A nice mushroom sauce to top the burger at the end would also have been a much better idea (was my original plan). The onion rings were awesome. The bread was doughy even after the oven. It must have spent too long in kettle at low temp.

    Will definitely be doing this again in search of better results.

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