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November 13, 1991 | JIM WASHBURN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Joe Amster has 110 vintage hamburger presses, a world's record he feels no one is likely to dispute. The hamburger press, for those whose knowledge is confined to things that matter, is a gadget used in '50s kitchens to mold ground beef into perfect, restaurant-like patties. Then in the touchy-feely '60s, Americans learned they could actually use their hands to shape patties, and the hamburger press went the way of the literate newscaster.
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November 13, 1991 | JIM WASHBURN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Joe Amster has 110 vintage hamburger presses, a world's record he feels no one is likely to dispute. The hamburger press, for those whose knowledge is confined to things that matter, is a gadget used in '50s kitchens to mold ground beef into perfect, restaurant-like patties. Then in the touchy-feely '60s, Americans learned they could actually use their hands to shape patties, and the hamburger press went the way of the literate newscaster.
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