Driving along a busy street in California you might spot In-N-Out Burger.
The drive through lines are often backed up with 20 cars waiting. In-N-Out
Burger is amazingly good because everything is fresh. The secret
to making this is to get the patty real thin, 1/4 inch or less. At the
drive through, you can order onions grilled for your burger.
|This is an unofficial recipe:
1/4 pound ground beef
1 fresh hamburger bun
Dash of salt
1 tablespoon Kraft Thousand Island
Large tomato slice (or 2 small slices)
Large lettuce leaf
2 slices American cheese (Singles)
-or- 1 slice real American cheese
1 whole onion slice (sliced thin)
Preheat a frying pan over
Lightly toast the hamburger bun, face down in the pan.
Form each half into a thin
patty slightly larger than the bun.
Lightly salt patty
and cook for 2-3 minutes on the first side.
Flip it over and immediately place slice of cheese on.
Cook for 2-3 minutes.
Assemble the burger in the
following stacking order from the bottom up:
beef patty with cheese
onion slice or grilled onions
Makes one hamburger
Planet Hollywood Pot Stickers:
Six pot stickers filled with fresh ground
turkey meat seasoned with ginger, water chestnuts, red pepper
onions. They are fried and served in a basket with spicy hoisin.
1/4 pound ground turkey
1 teaspoon minced green onion
1/2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
1 teaspoon minced water chestnuts
1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1 egg, beaten
Vegetable oil for frying
12 wonton wrappers (3 x 3-inch
Hoison sauce on the side
Combine all the ingredients except
wrappers and oil. Add 1 tablespoon
of the beaten
egg. Save the rest of the egg
Preheat oil in a deep fryer or
a deep saucepan
to 375 degrees. Use enough
oil to cover the pot stickers
-- 1 to 2 inches approx.
Invert a small bowl or glass with
a 3-inch diameter on the center of a
wonton wrapper and cut around
it to make a circle. Repeat for the remaining
Spoon 1/2 tablespoon of the turkey
filling into the center of one wrapper.
Brush some beaten egg around half
of the edge of the wrapper and fold the
wrapper over the filling. Gather
the wrapper as you seal it so that it is
crinkled around the edge. Repeat
with the remaining ingredients.
Deep-fry the pot stickers,
six at a time in the hot oil for 3 to 5 minutes or
until they are brown. Drain on
a rack or paper towels. Serve with hoisin
sauce for dipping.
Serves 3 to 4 as an appetizer.
1/2 cup fresh espresso
2 1/2 cups lowfat milk
1/4 cup granulated sugar
Combine ingredients. Stir
sugar is dissolved. Serve cold.
I recommend putting the drink in the
an hour or until tiny crystals of ice
begin to form.
The added texture makes this a real
Makes 3 glasses.