What's The Deal: The History Of Hamburgers

What's The Deal: The History Of Hamburgers

The humble hamburger has a long and storied history. Its origins can be traced back to medieval Germany, where a dish called "Hamburg steak" was popular among the upper classes. The steak was minced and then formed into a patty, which was fried or grilled. This Hamburg steak eventually made its way to the New World, where it became a staple of American cuisine. Over time, the dish evolved, and various toppings and condiments were added. Today, hamburger is a global phenomenon, enjoyed by people of all ages and from all walks of life. Whether you enjoy your burgers with ketchup or mustard, there's no denying that this humble sandwich is one of the most popular and enduring dishes in the world.

The BBQ classic that birthed an industry. Keep scrolling down to learn how a simple bit of beef stayed on the grind to become an iconic American classic.

Let’s begin with an interesting topic.

WHAT'S THE DEAL: HAMBURGER HISTORY Hamburger History CRACKED.CO COM As we enter the heat (no pun intended) of barbecue season, many grill-goers, tipsy off 2 and a half white claws, might wonder just where the sandwiched beef patty they're holding came from.

WHAT'S THE DEAL: HAMBURGER HISTORY The O.B. (Original Burger) CRACKED.CON First off, let's lay down some ground (beef) rules: we're looking for something directly traceable to the modern burg, not the first person to slap some beef around.

WHAT'S THE DEAL: HAMBURGER HISTORY Straight Outta Hamburg CRACKED.co .COM Hamburg, Germany was famous for its beef. By the 19th century, Hamburg Steaks were made of minced beef combined with garlic, onions, salt and pepper. They were also PRICY. Something obnoxious brunch places honor today!

Source: Parade

WHAT'S THE DEAL: HAMBURGER HISTORY Fairly Delicious EXPOSITION UNIVERSELLE & INTERNATIONALE DE SILOUIS IETATS-UNIS DU 30 AVRIL AU 30 NOVEMBRE 1904. GRACKED.COM The addition of bread for portability crops up around the country here, but the 1904 World's Fair seems to be the first mass exposure of bunned beef. Though I think a modern Baconator would still give those 1900s wimps an aneurysm.

Source: History

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