Nik and I enjoyed hamburgers at the beginning of this week with meat from Woolsely Farm, which I bought at the farmer’s market. We have eaten very little beef in the past year (since we bought our lamb), and so it was a nice treat. This was also the second time that I made the homemade hamburger bun recipe from Coconut and Lime. In her blog posting with the recipe, Rachel writes, “Why go through the trouble of making delicious sandwiches and burgers when you don’t have a great bun to serve them on?” And now that we’ve made these rolls, we totally agree!! They are so good and really easy to make. We will probably never buy store-bought rolls again. (Unless I get desperate – or for example, our job is to provide 4 dozen hamburger buns for hungry math teachers. That’s another story.)
The only change that I made to the recipe was to use half whole-wheat/half white flour. And I forgot to do the egg wash on the top with the sesame seeds. Nik was sad about that because it really is good. But oh well – we’ll be sure to do it next time! (ETA: in the recipe, you’ll see that she calls for 1/4 oz of yeast – that is 1 and 1/2 teaspoons)
This post is my entry in the Coconut and Lime 5th Blogiversary Contest.