To pickle.. or not to pickle.

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#1 Posted by Sinfulpotato (3 posts) -

Does anyone else just HATE pickles on their hamburgers?  Now, I love pickles.  I'll eat an entire jar of them...  but put them on a nice juicy burger and you have pure hell!!!

To me a pickle on a burger..  is like..  just eating a plain pickle.  I can't taste the hamburger anymore...  just the pickle.

So...  anyone else.. have this problem?

#2 Posted by RabbitKarrot (362 posts) -

Dude, pickles make the burger.

When people take the pickles out of their burgers at McDonalds, i throw up on my own meal.

#3 Posted by Railer (101 posts) -

I like pickles generally, but i don't like them on my burgers at all. So usually i remove the pickles, or order a burger without pickles from the start.

#4 Posted by Bolt3 (125 posts) -
RabbitKarrot said:
"Dude, pickles make the burger.

When people take the pickles out of their burgers at McDonalds, i throw up on my own meal.
"
I'd agree with RabbitKarrot, but I wouldn't throw up in my own meal. I'd look at the person/people in disgust for a couple of seconds then continue eating. Really though, pickles are just one of those things you need to make a burger.
#5 Posted by MikPick (333 posts) -

I've never liked pickles on my burgers.

#6 Posted by Forzen (89 posts) -

Love pickles on a burger.

#7 Posted by Manks (836 posts) -

I hate pickles on my burgers because pickles taste nasty in my opinion.

#8 Posted by UnnDunn (27 posts) -

I'm cool with or without.

#9 Posted by CodeHero (134 posts) -

I can go either way, but I prefer with pickles.

#10 Posted by Grouchu (7 posts) -

I prefer without pickles, and it pisses me off to no end when I find one in my burger.

#11 Posted by Sudbuster (39 posts) -

Pickles are pretty good. Burgers are pretty good. Pickles on burgers are also pretty good.

#12 Posted by legend_cloud (359 posts) -

I'll only eat pickles on burgers nothing else.

#13 Posted by samcotts (2258 posts) -

I only like meat and cheese in my burger, so no.

#14 Posted by DarkLegend (1387 posts) -

I'm very picky.

#15 Posted by Shocker (2339 posts) -

Once in a while i like pickles

#16 Posted by Eoco (81 posts) -

Well McDonald's have pickle sauce in the Big mac, so its gotta be good right?

Personally, I love it.

#17 Posted by wefwefasdf (6729 posts) -

I am the one who never has pickles. :-) Sorry...

#18 Posted by SlayingShogun (257 posts) -

I hate pickles on burgers. I always try to eat a burger with them but it just never does it for me.

#19 Posted by Vlademir (1029 posts) -

Pickles are great for burgers.

#20 Posted by epic_pets (1339 posts) -

pickles are one of the best parts

#21 Posted by FaintDeftone (81 posts) -

Pickles taint the burger. I agree with the OP; pickles suck on burgers.

#22 Posted by Guided_By_Tigers (8061 posts) -

I love pickles and I like them on burgers.

#23 Posted by Tracerocket (7 posts) -

Pickles+Burger=win

basic math people
#24 Posted by Babble (1270 posts) -

Pickels are fantastic and are required.

#25 Posted by calf_exercises (858 posts) -

man pickels ruin a good burger, but what you do is when your at maccas you take the pickel out of the buger and throw it at a window with all your friends and who ever's is up there the longest wins

#26 Posted by Absurd (2934 posts) -

I love the pickles, they make it taste even better.

#27 Posted by fenixREVOLUTION (735 posts) -

It depends on if I'm feeling a pickle vibe or not that day.

#28 Posted by MrRetep (81 posts) -

Pickles are my Sworn enemy. I hate those little buggers

#29 Edited by marth (33 posts) -

I am a hamburger with pickle kind of guy.  The pickles add a satisfying crunch to the burger as well as some extra juice when you bite in.  Also, look at a hamburger without pickles; it just does not look right.

Still tasty, but lacks some pickle lovin
Looks tasty

#30 Posted by TimeWaffle (946 posts) -

pickles=awesome

it's as simple as that

#31 Posted by logson (521 posts) -

Pickles in the burger are fine, a pickle spear on the side is THE BEST.
A new challenger has appeared!
Hey, it's this poster's alter ego, Culinary Douchebag!
Ahem. As a Le Cordon Bleu student, I've learned that a pickles are not simply put in meat dishes to taste good. Their purpose in any meat dish, such as a hamburger, is to cut through the gaminess of the meat with acidity.

#32 Posted by Valestis (211 posts) -

Pickles are great, but onions on the other hand.. o_o

#33 Posted by Dakota (248 posts) -

Extra pickles on the burger, me say.

#34 Posted by Termite (2398 posts) -

I love pickles on their own, but in a burger it just enrages me

#35 Posted by 100 (526 posts) -

A burger without pickles is like a computer without a keyboard, the pickle is essential for a healthy and sexier looking burger.

#36 Posted by mussbus999 (321 posts) -

I love pickles on a burger, but the pickles can't be really big, or else they can overpower it.

#37 Posted by Couse (68 posts) -

Once you take a bite out if a burger and then finally get further in you get crunchy amazing taste that makes the burger.

#38 Posted by TheGreatGuero (9130 posts) -

Pickles and cheeseburgers are a match made in heaven, dudes. They're a hamburger necessity as far as I'm concerned.

#39 Posted by Dj (913 posts) -

They are good to a point. Eventually you get to a point where the pickle flavor overpowers the burger. Thats when things go down.

#40 Posted by MisoRonery (468 posts) -

With pickles most definitely.  I'll even settle for relish in a pinch.

#41 Posted by Jolly_Lolly (3537 posts) -

I love them, but if they're drenched in ketchup or something like that, I might take them out if I feel like it.

#42 Posted by MB (12387 posts) -

Favorite combination of condiments:

Pickles
Red Onions
Lettuce
Mustard

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#43 Posted by Wolverine (4281 posts) -

I don't like pickles.

#44 Posted by mattsten8772 (1 posts) -

I agree that pickles ruin a good burger, but if we're talking about a fast food burger, they're required. It's more of a texture thing. The patty is usually too soft and spongy, so the crunch of the pickles is needed.

#45 Posted by MB (12387 posts) -
logson said:
"Pickles in the burger are fine, a pickle spear on the side is THE BEST.
A new challenger has appeared!
Hey, it's this poster's alter ego, Culinary Douchebag!
Ahem. As a Le Cordon Bleu student, I've learned that a pickles are not simply put in meat dishes to taste good. Their purpose in any meat dish, such as a hamburger, is to cut through the gaminess of the meat with acidity.
"
True, I always have an ice-cold Vlasic dill pickle spear with my sandiwches.  I mean, with my burgers...oh wait, what thread is this again?
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#46 Posted by AttackedCamo (817 posts) -

I really don't like pickles on my haburger. Sorry...Just not a fan.

#47 Posted by Kloreep (139 posts) -

Burgers are one of the few places where I do like pickles. Really complements the meat IMO. But then, I'm an odd eater who doesn't like to put much else on a burger, aside from requisite lettuce and tomato.

#48 Posted by makari (597 posts) -

The only reason McDonald's puts a slice of pickle on their burgers is because, in the health departments regulations, the inclusion of the pickle is the tip of the scales balancing the burger from 'real food' and 'confectionery'. True story!

#49 Posted by Jaconius (145 posts) -

I'm a fan of sliced Kosher pickles on my burger.

Especially with some melted swiss cheese....and some mayo...and mustard...

Oh god, i need a burger.

#50 Posted by Jrad (622 posts) -

Well, I hate everything but ketchup & cheese & burger in my hamburgers, so naturally, I hate pickles on them.

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