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National Hamburger Day

May 28 is National Hamburger Day! Not to be confused with National Cheeseburger Day, which is celebrated on September 18.

The hamburger is an American institution, having been enjoyed by throes of people in the United States for decades. The hamburger is said to have originated in Hamburg, Germany, but the process of eating it with a bun began in America, specifically Seymour, Wisconsin. Each year, the city hosts a festival called Burger Fest to celebrate the hamburger. In 2001, it was the host of the world’s largest hamburger weighing in at 8,266 lbs.!

Celebrate National Hamburger Day by hosting a cookout for friends and family where the hamburger is the guest of honor. If you don’t have time for a cookout, head on over to your favorite burger joint and indulge in a juicy hamburger. Enjoy!

Sources: Gone-ta-Pott, Punchbowl

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National Cheeseburger Day – September 18

CheeseburgerSeptember 18 is National Cheeseburger Day!

The cheeseburger was created in the 1920s or 1930s. Several chefs and restaurants claim to have created the cheeseburger, but the earliest theory comes from the mid-1920s, when 16-year-old fry cook Lionel Stemberger put American cheese on a grilling hamburger while experimenting in the kitchen.

Celebrate this staple of American cuisine by heading out to your favorite burger joint for a cheeseburger or by firing up the grill for a family cookout. Find a variety of recipes for everyone’s taste at beefitswhatsfordinner.com.

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Sources: punchbowl.com, wikipedia.org
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