The Cookbook For All Things Buns and Burgers 🍔
Masterful burger recipes and recipes for baking buns from scratch. Learn how to make and bake your way into creating an Instagram-worthy burger.
Baking bread for beginners. Berger understands that not everyone has the resources and skills of a professional chef. He himself is a work-at-home dad who got his start in the culinary world by picking up baking as a hobby, and now he's gone on to create bread recipes for some of Sacramento’s top restaurants. Because of this, his cookbook intentionally emphasizes that all these crowd-pleasing burgers and buns can be made by anyone.
Tips and tricks for beginning and experienced cooks. We can’t devote endless hours to our meal creations, as much as some of us would like to. Cooking often calls for prioritization. Knowing that we’re baking bread from scratch, Berger shares with readers a few ideas for cutting corners when preparing a meal―such as mixing Blood Mary spices into store-bought mayo for a delicious aioli sauce.
Discover in Buns and Burgers:
- Over 30 delicious and diverse hamburger bun recipes, complete with photos, each followed by the burger creation
- Shortcuts along the way for those looking to save time
- Mouth-watering hamburger recipes like the cotija and green onion bun with a black bean and sweet potato burger, topped with roasted poblano mayo
Fans of cookbooks such as Bread Baking for Beginners, The Food Lab, or The Ultimate Burger by America’s Test Kitchen will salivate over the recipes in Gregory Berger’s Buns and Burgers.
Born and raised in Ohio, Gregory Berger moved West, first to Chicago then to San Francisco, before settling in Sacramento. He owns a design studio in Sacramento called Pomegranate Design that focuses on graphic design for non-profits and the restaurant industry.
After reading a book about sourdough bread, he took up baking as a hobby. Since then, baking has become a passion and a side hustle. He has won blue ribbons for the past 4 years for his breads at the California State Fair, has created bread recipes for some of Sacramento's top restaurants, and has baked buns and rolls for charity events like the Sacramento Burger Battle and the Sacramento Sausage Fest.