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Do you defrost your hamburg before you start cooking it for Hamburg Helper or Sloppy Joes?

I don't. I cook it a little bit slower at first with some water added and I scrape the cooked burger off of the frozen part as it cooks. I do this for tacos too. If you want really small pieces of meat, scrape it more often. If you want larger pieces, scrape it less.

 
marchar2002

Asked by marchar2002 at 7:58 PM on Sep. 5, 2010 in Food & Drink

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Answers (13)
  • I find it easier to cook when it is thawed.
    QandA

    Answer by QandA at 7:59 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • I try to, but if I don't have time to defrost it... screw it. lol
    Memigen

    Answer by Memigen at 7:59 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • Just about every time.
    Musicmom80

    Answer by Musicmom80 at 8:00 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • If it is not thawed then I will cook it from frozen...no big deal
    wheresthewayout

    Answer by wheresthewayout at 8:00 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • i always set mine in the fridge a night or two before so it will be thawed
    shay1130

    Answer by shay1130 at 8:04 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • yes - totally easier to cook. it probably takes less time to just defrost the meat than to stand over it continually scraping...
    figaro8895

    Answer by figaro8895 at 8:30 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • It browns easier and cooks a lot nicer if you have it thawed before you cook it. However, in reality that doesn't happen very often, because 'what's for dinner' is usually thought up at last minute.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 10:27 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • Yes I do. Its easier that way
    noahsmommy12908

    Answer by noahsmommy12908 at 11:43 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

  • i thaw it the night before in the fridge....seems like a lot of work your way :)
    luvmyaustin

    Answer by luvmyaustin at 3:31 AM on Sep. 6, 2010

  • its safer to cook when not frozen i think... just defrost in microwave
    pinkdena

    Answer by pinkdena at 8:02 PM on Sep. 5, 2010

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