NATIONAL HAMBURGER DAY
National Hamburger Day on May 28th wraps up National Burger Month and also ushers in summer grilling season.
Hamburger. Seasoned ground beef, grilled and placed between two slices of bread or a bun. Topped with sauteed onions, peppers, pickles, sliced onions, or cheese. Add condiments such as ketchup, mustard, or mayo. Anyone of these combinations would create a modern American version a hamburger.
The world’s largest hamburger was prepared on September 2, 2012, in Carlton, Minnesota by Black Bear Casino Resort and weighed in at 2,014 pounds.
It is most likely that the hamburger sandwich first appeared in the 19th or early 20th centuries, but there is much controversy over its origin. Over the years, the hamburger has become a culinary icon in the United States.
HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalHamburgerDay
Fire up the grill and get some patties started. Will you add cheese and make it a double? There are so many options when it comes to our burgers these days, how do we even decide anymore? Some creative burger choices you might try are:
- bleu cheese
- fried egg
- barbeque and peanut butter
- mac & cheese
Use #NationalHamburgerDay to post on social media.
NATIONAL HAMBURGER DAY HISTORY
National Day Calendar continues researching the origins of this grilling holiday. In the meantime, enjoy these other fun food holidays:
- Turkey Lovers’ Day
- Hot Dog Day
- Grilling Month
- Fajita Day
- Tailgating Day
- French Dip Day
- Craft Jerky Day
For Some Fun Hamburger Trivia See: http://www.foodreference.com/html/fhamburgers.html
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