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Today Christina Uticone wrote about how she's assimilating in Texas by learning to leave ketchup off her burgers.
Albert Nurick chimed in on why Texans do this:
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On a high-quality burger, less is more.
Ketchup and mustard can hide all sorts of woes; neither are required if the beef is juicy, the right amount of cheese is present, and the veggies are fresh.
When I want to evaluate a burger joint, I order a cheeseburger with lettuce, onion, and pickles. The flavor of the meat is front and center.
Make sense to us!