The Hamburg steak as it was called in the 1800’s was served to the voyages from Germany to the United States. The meat patties were quickly cooked and served on two pieces of bread. To attract many of the sailors and European people to their eating stands vendors. They would offer the Hamburg style steak on the menu.
With Hamburg steak firmly embedded the American culture in the late 1800’s claims of how it served in the modern standard is based on Congress girl Rosa DeLaurao.
This is a contested fact. We’ll provide you a few more names and areas of the Hamburger in the United States.
Fletcher Davis of Athers Texas sold burgers from the cafe in the late 1800’s before taking them into the World’s Fair in 1904.
Frank and Charles Menches seller at a county fair ran from their sausage sandwiches and began using beef instead. It was recorded this happened in 1892 in the Summit County Fair in Akron Ohio.
In 1885 Charles Nagreen now called hamburger Charlie who made sandwiches which were easy to eat while walking at the Seymour Fair that he was only 15 years old at the time.
Evidence that Oscar Bilby in 1891 was the first to serve the Hamburger on a bun in Tulsa Oklahoma. In 1995 Governor Frank Keating proclaimed that the first true hamburger on a bun was made and consumed in Tulsa Oklahoma.
With 40 billion served up in america alone has truly become America’s favorite sandwich. It might not have ever happened because in 1906 Upton Sinclair’s Journalistic novel”The Jungle” detailed the unsavory parts of the meat packing industry in the usa. Ground beef became subject to much scrutiny since it was easy to add meat scraps, additives and fillers
It became the lead way for the fast food hamburger success. The White Castle restaurants gleamed with cleanliness bringing the hamburger standing along with it.
The combinations which come with the hamburger are endless with ideas being generated without end. Lots of you have your own favorite recipe for the beans of your choice.
So the next time you pull into your favorite fast food restaurant, fire up the grill or put one on the George Forman grill you’ll know a little of the evolution on the Hamburger.
That is some fantastic information about ground beef and the way our food always has a little history behind it.