Warm weather means backyard barbecues and putting your gas or charcoal grill in San Jose through its paces. To grill the perfect burger, the first step is to choose the right beef. USDA prime chuck meat, for example, offers unsurpassed flavor and exceptional quality. To avoid burgers with a mushy texture, use cold meat so that the fat stays solidified until you put it on the grill.
Watch this video for more tips on how to grill the perfect burger. When it comes to seasonings, sometimes simple is best. Instead of adding onions and vegetables, simply season your patties with salt and black pepper to enhance their flavor. Because some of the seasonings will stick to the grill, add a bit more than you think you need.