July 21st, 2010

Steakburger Secret


How have I gone my whole life not knowing this tidbit?

I have just learned the ultimate secret to making perfect patties. The next time you cook steakburgers you must try it.

Elizabeth Karmel, a total grilling diva, tells us that putting a thumbprint in the middle of your burger before placing it on the grill keeps it flat and avoids the “swollen belly burger” syndrome.

Who knew? Well, apparently this is a technique the restaurants have been holding close to the vest for years. I feel so “in the know!”

Elizabeth even hawks a “Steakhouse Burger Press” that automatically shapes your patties and includes a thumbprint on each one. How’s that for efficient?

You can check out her burger press here. Get your steakburgers here . . . and happy thumbprinting!!!


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Hi! My name is Dena P., and I love steak. In fact, I’ve been on a quest for the perfect steak for a few years now.

I love experimenting with food and I like to get my family, friends and neighbors involved. They add a lot to my cooking experience by helping me perfect techniques and sharing recipes.

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