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Shape a Burger

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How you form a burger before cooking it has a huge impact its taste, texture and overall success.  You need the right ratio of fat to lean meat, and you need to know how to handle and shape it.  Too much handling can lead to a dry, tough hockey puck.  Shaping the meat incorrectly can turn an otherwise-great burger into a meatball-like orb.  Luckily, Jon Littleton is here to rescue your summer barbecue.  The burger-master and executive chef of B&B Burger and Beer in Las Vegas shows you exactly how it’s done.  Make your best burger yet– juicy, tender, delicious…perfect.

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