Friday Food: Burger
priorhouse.wordpress.com) starts a monthly Friday Food Challenge. The theme for December is Bread. I missed November’s meat theme, so I am posting a combination of bread and meat– Hamburger 🙂
Below is a one-pound hamburger at the
Borough Market in London. It’s a gourmet food market consists of more than 100 stalls and stands.
After eating all kinds of great food in London for a week, on the last day, hubby was hungry for hamburger.
He still thinks the In and Out burger is the best.
Interesting facts about hamburgers:
Americans eat nearly 50 billion burgers a year, which translates to three burgers a week for every single person in the United States. That’s a lot of beef.
McDonald’s mogul Ray Kroc didn’t get into the burger business until he was in his 50s.
White Castle is the oldest burger chain in America. It was started in 1921 by Walter A. Anderson and E.W. Ingram who sold their burgers for 5 cents a piece.
Despite its American popularity, we have the Germans to thank for our beloved hamburger.
McDonald’s alone reported that they sell an average of 75 hamburgers per second of a 24 hour day. As a result, hamburgers also account for 40 percent of the sandwiches sold in the United States, according to