Simple Brioche Hamburger Buns

Once in awhile my husband and I get a craving for a big, juicy, delicious burger. He is of the sort that would be happy to go out and by one from a restaurant. I, on the other hand, love to make great burgers from scratch. It’s not something I do all the time so when I do it, I like to go all out and make it even better than you’d ever find in a restaurant. My husband was fine with that, so I set out to work. Every great burger starts with a great bun, and that is the topic of my post today.

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Popeyes Chicken Sandwich

I love a good fried chicken sandwich once in awhile. To me the chicken needs to be crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside, and the buns need to be toasty while the condiments are fresh and evenly distributed. It is no surprise that fast food restaurants often fail in one of these areas, but even fancy restaurants can be hit or miss. Surprisingly I have had good luck at a fast food restaurant called Popeyes. Whereas other fast food restaurants seem to get at least one thing wrong — resulting in a sandwich that is dry, cold, soggy, or simply not fresh — Popeyes has done a good job the few times I’ve been to one.

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Taste of New Orleans Burger

I am always searching for a mouth-watering burger. I love going to burger joints and trying out new burgers with rich and unusual flavors. My husband likes his burgers traditional with ketchup, mustard, tomatoes, lettuce, and pickles. My son and I like novel blends of spices, sauces, and toppings like mushrooms or tomato corn salsa.

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