quarter-pounder

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quarter-pounder

A hamburger that weighs roughly four ounces (a quarter of a pound) before it is cooked. The phrase is best-known as the name of a hamburger served at McDonald's fast food restaurants. I think I'm going get a quarter-pounder for dinner tonight—what would you like?
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A COUPLE stopped off for a Quarter Pounder but left with a seven-pounder after their baby was born in a McDonald's.
Lori Ichou said she purchased a Quarter Pounder with cheese and six chicken tenders Saturday night on her way to her midnight shift job.
Vincent:Also, you know what they call a Quarter Pounder with Cheese in Paris?
McDonald's are offering a Third Pounder - a quarter pounder with an extra 33g of Angus beef.
A Quarter Pounder at McDonald's has 7 grams of saturated fat plus 1 gram of trans fat.
But instead of throwing away all your good intentions, opt for a cheeseburger (310 calories, 12 grams of fat) and small fries (250 calories, 13 grams of fat) instead of a Quarter Pounder with Cheese (510 calories, 25 grams of fat) and large fries (570 calories, 30 grams of fat).
It's easy to feel virtuous ordering the oat bran muffin at Hardee's, but be aware that you're ingesting 440 calories and 18 grams of fat - as much as a Quarter Pounder. Burger King's egg, cheese and sausage Breakfast Buddies may appear to be a safe bet because they weigh only three ounces, but they carry 16 grams of fat each.
Three ounces may be reasonable for a burger (it's a Quarter Pounder after cooking), but a 3 oz.
Nothing like a snack with the calories of a Quarter Pounder with Cheese.
And the sat fat in a diminutive (270-calorie) twin-pack of Caramel & Creme Squares pretty much matches what you'd get in a Quarter Pounder.
But when it comes to calories and sat fat, they're really burgers in disguise: At McDonald's, a medium fries is the equivalent of a Quarter Pounder. A super size is a Big Mac.
What can you get at Dunkin' Donuts that has more calories than a Big Mac, more saturated fat than a Quarter Pounder, and more sugar than a Mrs.
Instead of a Quarter Pounder with Cheese, try a Garden Salad, Chicken Caesar, or Chef Salad.
That's equivalent to a Quarter Pounder every three days.
A Quarter Pounder with Cheese, which held the old record, has a "paltry" 13 grams.