Grilling season is upon us, dear reader, and it's about damn time you learned how to make a perfect burger at home. We're talking about a flame-kissed patty that's juicy in the center, blanketed in cheese and piled high with all the right toppings. And can someone please pass the ketchup?
The perfect burger recipe takes finesse and practice, but luckily for you, we've got a panel of top chefs from around the world who are spilling their secrets. They cover a lot of ground, too – from the kind of meat you should buy and how you should season it to a cheese-melting trick we'll use forever more. Ready to get grilling? Sink your teeth into these chef-approved secrets to the perfect burger.
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