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It’s All About the Bun!

January 1, 2024
7 min. read

Classic Fried Chicken Sandwich

Happy New Year, Food Lovers! As we roll into 2024, we’re excited to introduce our new motto for the year: “It’s All About the Bun.” This isn’t just a catchy phrase; it’s a testament to our dedication and the unique qualities that set our rolls apart. Imagine a burger without a bun—messy, hard to handle, and frankly, incomplete. The bun is not only a vehicle; it’s an integral part of every meal, a marvel in its own right, elevating the overall dining experience. However, not just any bun will do, but Martin’s Famous Potato Rolls—the unsung hero of every sandwich or burger. So let’s dive into what makes our buns unique!


The Magic Hinge: Keeping It All Together

Picture this: a burger, loaded with your favorite toppings, ready to enjoy…but oh no! Everything’s sliding out, creating a mess! Enter the hero of our story—the hinge on Martin’s Potato Rolls. This isn’t just a design element; it’s a functional feature that distinguishes our buns. The hinge maintains the integrity of your sandwich or burger, ensuring that every element stays in place, so that your first bite is as perfect as the last. Say goodbye to messy eating and hello to a harmonious hold.

Featured Recipe: Double Smash Burger

Our bun is particularly famous amongst burger connoisseurs. The star here isn't just the juicy, crispy-edged patties, but how our Martin's Potato Roll's trusty hinge steps up to the plate. It's a burger bun hero, holding together all that beefy goodness plus toppings without a problem. Perfect for when you're craving that fast-casual vibe right at home, this recipe is a testament to how our buns bring the fun and function to every bite!


The Squish Factor: Pillows of the Plate

Soft, squishy, and oh-so-comforting, our rolls are like a hug for your mouth. They offer that dreamy, pillowy quality that’s gentle to the bite but strong enough to handle the juiciest of burgers. The texture of our rolls strikes a perfect balance between soft and sturdy, maintaining their shape and integrity throughout your meal.

Featured Recipe: Crispy Fried Chicken Sandwich

This recipe perfectly demonstrates the delightful contrast in textures where the crispy, golden exterior of the fried chicken meets the cloud-like softness of Martin's Potato Rolls. Our bun cozily hugs every craggy nook of the chicken, creating a mouthwatering harmony of squish and crunch in every bite. Get ready for a sandwich that's both delicious and enjoyable to eat!


Elasticity & Resilience: Bouncing Back with Every Bite

Our rolls aren’t just soft; they’re resilient. They bounce back, holding their shape and ensuring your sandwich doesn’t turn into a squished mess. Our rolls are designed to maintain their structure, offering a consistent and satisfying bite from start to finish. This elasticity is key in ensuring that your masterpieces are enjoyed as intended, without the risk of them falling apart mid-bite.

Featured Recipe: Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes

Dive into the saucy, savory world of Slow Cooker Sloppy Joes, where Martin's Potato Rolls show off their resiliency! These buns don’t just hold up to the sauciest of fillings; they bounce back after each bite, making sure your Sloppy Joe experience is as tidy as it can be with a dish this deliciously messy. It's a bun that's up for the challenge, keeping the fun in every bite while keeping the filling where it belongs.


Aesthetic Appeal: The Golden Standard

The iconic golden color of Martin’s Potato Rolls isn’t just appealing; it’s a sign of our commitment to quality. This color is a hallmark of our baking process, indicating a level of care that goes into each batch. This golden hue promises a toasty, buttery-sweet flavor that complements any filling—from classic burgers to adventurous sandwich creations.

Did You Know? The golden color of our potato rolls comes from the spices turmeric and annatto!

Featured Recipe: Blackened Fish Sandwich with Spicy Mayo

Take a culinary vacation with our Blackened Fish Sandwich, where the golden glow of Martin's Potato Rolls truly shines. The bun's sunny hue pairs wonderfully with the warm and vibrant colors of the blackened fish and spicy mayo, evoking a summery, beachside vibe. The cool green arugula and bright purple cabbage add a refreshing color contrast, making the completed recipe a visually stunning scene.


Sweet Symphony: A Balance of Flavors

The subtle sweetness of Martin’s Potato Rolls is meticulously balanced to accompany a wide range of foods. It complements every kind of filling, enhancing flavors without overpowering them. Whether it’s a classic cheeseburger or an exotic veggie stack, our buns are the perfect flavor partners.

Featured Recipe: Sweet Heat Surf & Turf Burgers

In our Sweet Heat Surf and Turf Burgers recipe, the delicate sweetness of Martin's Potato Rolls perfectly complements the buttery flavor of the lobster and the savory depth of the beef, while counteracting the sweet heat of the aioli. These buns serve as the ideal backdrop, skillfully balancing the richness of the turf and the bright, oceanic flavors of the surf. It's a delicious dance of sweet, spicy, and savory, all harmonized by the subtle, sweet notes of our perfectly crafted rolls.


Satiating: Satisfying and Substantial

Poutine Burgers

Our commitment to quality extends to the nutritional value of our rolls. These rolls are not just about taste; they’re about sustenance. They are designed to be a filling, wholesome addition to your meal, making sure you’re satisfied in both taste and substance.

Featured Recipe: Poutine Burger

The Poutine Burger is a true 'meat and potatoes' feast in more ways than one! In this hearty creation, Martin's Potato Rolls play a pivotal role in rounding out the meal, offering both flavor and substance. These buns not only complement the rich taste of the burger and poutine, but also contribute to your overall satisfaction, keeping you fuller for longer. It's a clever play on the classic combo, with our rolls ensuring each bite is equal parts filling and flavorful.


Absorbency: Mastering Moisture

Nobody likes a dry and crumbly bun, right? Our rolls are moist, making every bite enjoyable. Have juicy fillings like sloppy joes or pulled pork? Bring them on! The absorbency of our rolls is a key feature, designed to soak up all that deliciousness without turning soggy. They’re like flavor sponges, ensuring each bite is equally tasty.

Featured Recipe: Slow-Roasted Pork BBQ

In this Slow-Roasted Pork BBQ recipe, Martin's Potato Rolls excel in absorbing the rich, savory BBQ flavors while maintaining their delightful texture. These buns perfectly complement the tender, juicy pork, enhancing the meal with their moist and flavorful embrace. It's a delicious harmony of taste and texture, ensuring each bite is as satisfying as it is succulent.


Variety: A Size for Every Occasion

Whether you’re crafting sliders for a party or making a hearty sandwich, we’ve got you covered. With sizes ranging from 3″ to 5″, our variety ensures there’s a perfect Martin’s Potato Roll for every dish and desire.

Note: As a general rule of thumb, we recommend using Martin’s Slider Potato Rolls for burgers 3 ounces or less, Sandwich Potato Rolls for burgers up to 4-5 ounces, and 4-Inch Potato Rolls and 5-Inch Potato Rolls (available for restaurant use only) for burgers 5-8 ounces and greater than 8 ounces, respectively.

Featured Recipe: Your Choice of Burger!

We understand that burgers are not one-size-fits-all. Whether you're craving a slider, a classic-sized burger, or something more substantial, our range of bun sizes ensures a perfect match. From the charming 3” Slider Potato Rolls to the grand 5” Potato Rolls, each bun size is designed to complement the proportions and flavors of your chosen burger. With Martin's, you can trust that every burger, no matter its size, will be cradled in a bun that's just right, enhancing your burger experience with every bite.


So, as we toast to the New Year, join us in celebrating the roll that makes every meal a little more special. Here’s to a year of delicious eats, held together by the best buns in the business: Martin’s Famous Potato Rolls! Remember, when it comes to great food, It’s All About the Bun.



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