The ability to make the simplest dish perfectly -- an omelet, a roast chicken, a burger -- is the mark of a truly good cook. Grilling burgers, though essential to the all-American barbecue, often receives short shrift. Anyone can make a burger, right? Before you fire up the grill, let us help you brush up on how to shape them (with a light touch), season them (generously), cook them (no pressing), and top them (almost anything goes!).
Best Burgers, on the Grill
Everyday Food, July/August 2007