The Perfect Burger Starts At 200 Grams

The Perfect Burger Starts at 7 Ounces

Fast food chains keeping trying to create bigger burgers. Home burger chefs, on the other hand, need to keep the pre-cooked weight around 200 grams to get the proper level of flavour and juiciness.

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The New York Times went on a search for a perfect burger and found that the magic number of 200 grams (seven ounces in ye olde imperial measures). Larger burgers don't cook evenly at home: slightly raw in the inside and overcooked on the outside. Focus on the cut of the meat and cooking method to get a bigger taste instead of a bigger size.

Check out the link for other ingredients that will give you that "perfect" burger at home.

Deconstructing the Perfect Burger [New York Times]


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