It's Time to Frappe, Crackle, & Pop!

Snap, crackle, and pop yourself into the kitchen. It's time to make a frappe!

Our May #FreakFrappe special is cereal-ously delicious. Just look at it

The May Cereal Killer Frappe Square.jpg

Cereal and milk for breakfast is one thing, but cereal and ice cream is another. It's way better. Er, freakier. We don't play around with our monthly frappe specials, and this on is sure to give you a [Rice Krispies] treat. Here's how to make it at home. That is, if you're crazy enough not to be running to one of the restaurants to suck one down.

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. vanilla ice cream
  • 6 oz. whole milk
  • vanilla frosting
  • 1/2 cup Fruity Pebbles
  • 1 Rice Krispies treat
  • strawberry puree
  • whipped cream

Directions:

  1.  Coat top two inches of a pint glass with vanilla frosting. Don't be afraid to lay it on thick. Toss some Fruity Pebbles on a plate, then roll frosted glass onto sprinkles to coat rim. Repeat if necessary. The more, the better!
  2. In a blender, whip ice cream, milk, and a handful of Fruity Pebbles. Blend for 1 minute or until smooth. 
  3. Drizzle inside of pint glass with strawberry syrup. Pour frappe in glass.
  4. Spread vanilla frosting on one side of the Rice Krispies treat. Roll onto Fruity Pebbles to coat. Place on top of the glass, or use a skewer to add it as a garnish. Top with whipped cream and extra Fruity Pebbles. Slurp, slurp, ENJOY!!!

We're running this special through May. Do NOT miss it!!

Welcome to The Peep Show...

...where all your bunny fantasies come true.

Wait. Get your mind out of the gutter. We're talking about a #freakfrappe!!!

Throughout the month of April, we're serving up something you'll definitely want to peep on.

The Peep Show #FreakFrappe

What's inside? An Angel Food Cake Frappe with chocolate syrup, rainbow sprinkles, jelly beans, and a few of those bunnies people go nuts for. And because no frappe can be served without a massive slab of something sweet, we threw a piece of Angel Food Cake on top. It wouldn't be a Boston Burger Company #freakfrappe without a touch of outrageous.

Sip on this all month long for only 11 bucks. Or try and make it yourself. Then send us pics because we want to peep on yours too.

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. vanilla ice cream
  • 6 oz. whole milk
  • 2 tbsp. of Angel Food Cake mix
  • chocolate syrup
  • vanilla frosting
  • rainbow sprinkles
  • a slice of Angel Food Cake
  • jelly beans
  • marshmallow peeps
  • whipped cream

Directions:

  1.  Coat top two inches of a pint glass with vanilla frosting. Don't be afraid to lay it on thick. Toss some rainbow sprinkles on a plate, then roll frosted glass onto sprinkles to coat rim. Repeat if necessary. The more sprinkles, the better!
  2. In a blender, whip ice cream, milk, and Angel Food Cake mix. Blend for 1 minute or until smooth. 
  3. Drizzle inside of pint glass with chocolate syrup. Pour frappe in glass, leaving about 1/4 inch unfilled. Fill remainder with whipped cream.
  4. Place a slice of Angel Food Cake on top of glass. Top cake with whipped cream. Garnish cake and plate with marshmallow peeps and jelly beans. Drizzle with more chocolate syrup. Slurp, slurp, ENJOY!!!

Move Over Shamrock Shake - THIS Is The Ultimate Boozy St. Patrick's Day #FreakFrappe

Today's post brought to you today by Christina Orso, Marketing Director, food blogger, and chocolate connoisseur.

If you're a fan of Boston Burger Company, you already know we take what ordinary people do and make it bigger. Bigger, better, and tastier. Have you SEEN our burgers? They're large.

Last year we took it upon ourselves to increase the size of something else. No, no, get your head out of the gutter. We're talking about milkshakes. Frappes if you're in New England -- get it right before you order one. Whether you're vanilla or you're chocolate, or somewhere in the twisted middle, we have a frappe for you. 

And while we have our core list of frappes at all three restaurants, we also have a rotating monthly special that'll make your eyes bug out. You'll stare at it in disbelief. You'll drool a little. Then you'll hop on the T and make your way over because there's just no way you're not tasting this.

Our March special is what we consider a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. With a hell of a lot more green than that meteorological phenomenon people seem to lose their shit over. Get your tastebuds ready, because we're about to Shamrock Your World.

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. vanilla ice cream
  • 6 oz. whole milk
  • 5 peppermint patties
  • mint-flavored vodka, if you like to get weird
  • chocolate syrup
  • green food coloring
  • green frosting (or use vanilla with 2 drops of green food coloring mixed in)
  • Lucky Charms cereal
  • green sugar/sprinkles
  • a slice of Irish Cream Mousse Cake
  • Whipped cream

Directions:

  1.  Coat top two inches of a pint glass with green frosting. Don't be afraid to lay it on thick. Pour some Lucky Charms onto a flat plate then roll frosted rim around to coat with cereal. Add pieces by hand if necessary. Layer it up!!
  2. In a blender, whip ice cream, milk, peppermint patties, 2 drops of green food coloring, and booze if you decided to get weird. Blend for 1 minute or until smooth. 
  3. Drizzle inside of pint glass with chocolate syrup. Pour frappe in glass, leaving about 1/4 inch unfilled. Fill remainder with whipped cream.
  4. Place a slice of Irish Cream Mousse Cake. Add more whipped cream because why not. Sprinkle with sugar and drizzle with more chocolate syrup. Slurp, slurp, ENJOY!!!

Hint hint: St. Paddy's Day is on Friday. We party hard in Boston. You can drink your green beer, or you can drink this. Or both... See ya at the BBC.

Cook a Burger that Will Please Your Annoying, Foodie Friend

We all have that friend. You know, the one that sends back his/her burger if it is medium instead of medium-rare?

Now, you've just received your 2-pack of the Mac Attack from BurgaBox and you're having "that" friend over to share it. 

While you usually just cook a burger until it looks edible, your foodie friend cannot stand to eat a burger that is not medium-rare. 

And suddenly, the panic becomes real. You have one chance to perform because there are no send backs (maybe you should have splurged for the 4-pack) or an innocent waiter to take the blame. Basically your friendship is on the line. Yes, burgers can be this serious.

First, let's break it down to the basics. Medium, well done, etc? What does this all mean?

Rare: A cool red center, with a lot of juice. If you're new to cooking, you probably should not serve essentially raw meat to your guests. This will ensure that no one will be poisoned and you will still have friends at the end of the meal.

Medium Rare: A warm red center that still has a lot of juice. 

Medium: The most popular way to eat a burger. The center is pink but still contains great moisture. Again, the safest way to keep all of your friends.

Medium Well: A slight hint of pink with a little juice left in the patty.

Well Done: The patty is officially brown all the way through and there is probably no juice left. It might become dry and tough (aka kind of gross)...we don't recommend cooking your burgers this way.

Now that you're educated, it's time to execute.

There are two ways to go about this. First, the touch test. For each level, compare the firmness of your palm to the burger.

For the medium rare crew, keep the burger patty on until it is as firm as your palm when your thumb and index finger make contact. Perform the same technique for the following...

Medium: Thumb to middle finger

Medium Well: Thumb to ring finger

Well Done: Pinky to thumb.


If you have some germaphobes in the house, stick a thermometer right through the side.

The temperatures should read as follows,

Medium Rare: 130-135 degrees 

Medium: 135-140 degrees

Medium Well: 140-150 degrees

Well Done: 155+ degrees

This cheat sheet combined with our easy-to-follow BurgaBox instructions will allow you create a Burgerfeast so amazing, "that" friend will be coming back every week for some more. But maybe make him/her buy next time...