Are you looking to impress your friends and family with some backyard BBQ skills this summer? There’s nothing like the smell of grilled burgers wafting through the air on a warm sunny day, letting you know that it’s going to be a flipping good time! Nothing beats the juiciness and savory flavor of a perfect burger. And nothing can top off an afternoon gathering quite like the satisfaction of knowing they were made from scratch. So get ready because we’re about to teach you everything you need to know for flip-tastic burger success!
First, it’s important to make sure you’re using the freshest ingredients possible. Since the beef is the star of the show, only buy premium ground chuck that contains no more than 15% fat content. Opting for organic grass-fed beef is a great alternative if you can find it! From there, select your favorite accompaniments like onions, tomatoes, pickles, mushrooms, and whatever else you can dream up. Don’t be afraid to customize your burgers with some unique toppings that will set you apart from the rest.
Now it’s time to shape the patties! Make sure each one is about a quarter or half-pound in size and have them no thicker than two inches. This will help them cook faster and more evenly, plus they’ll be easier to flip on the grill without breaking apart. When all your patties are formed, sprinkle them generously with salt and pepper before throwing them onto the preheated grill.
Flipping is an art form that takes some practice but it pays off when you know how to do it correctly. Make sure the heat is medium-high and that your patties have a nice sear before you flip them over. Use a pair of long metal grilling tongs and be sure to gently scoop up each patty, not just pry them off the grate with brute force. This will help lock in all those juicy flavors you just added!
Once the burgers are flipped, it’s time to let them cook for about three minutes, then throw on some cheese and close the lid. This will give the cheese a chance to melt, turning your burgers into cheesy masterpieces. Let them sit for another couple of minutes before taking them off the heat and plating them with your favorite condiments.
Of course, no burger is complete without the perfect side dish to go along with it. Try out some of our favorite recipes like homemade potato fries, grilled corn on the cob, and fresh fruit salad for a truly delicious backyard BBQ meal. And don’t forget dessert! Make sure you have plenty of ice cream and chocolate sauce on hand so that your friends and family can indulge their sweet tooth after a good ol’ burger feast.
So what are you waiting for? Make sure your grill is preheated, grab all your favorite ingredients, and get ready to create some flipping delicious burgers! With these tips in hand, you’ll be grilling up masterpieces that will make everyone’s mouths water in no time! But if you also want to take out the best burgers for your friends and family, come visit The Burger Shack! Our premium, never-frozen burgers are made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. And don’t worry – we also offer delicious vegan and vegetarian options. So come on down to The Burger Shack and start flipping the juiciest burgers in town!