Fast food chains keeping trying to create bigger burgers. Home burger chefs, on the other hand, need to keep the pre-cooked weight around 7 ounces to get the proper level of flavor and juiciness.
The New York Times went on a search for a perfect burger and found that the magic number of seven ounces. 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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