Welcome to the world of grilling. At Abide Cafe, we will unravel the secrets to crafting the perfect classic cheeseburger. Hungry?
Ingredients and Tools
Gather these essentials: high-quality ground beef, fresh buns, flavorful cheese, Don't forget your grill, spatula, tongs, grill brush, and meat thermometer
Choosing Quality Meat
The heart of a great cheeseburger lies in the meat. Opt for ground beef with an 80% lean to 20% fat ratio, ensuring juiciness and flavor.
Prepping the Grill
Begin by preheating the grill to the right temperature. This step sets the stage for the perfect sear and a tender burger.
Seasoning the Patties
Enhance your burger's taste with simple yet impactful seasonings: a dash of salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder.
Cook to the right
According to the USDA, ground meat should be cooked to a minimum temperature of 160˚ which will give you a well-done beef burger.
Medium-rare: 130° to 135°
Medium: 140° to 145°
Medium-well: 150° to 155°
Adding Cheese and Assembly
As your patties cook, elevate the experience by adding cheese during the final moments. Watch it melt and embrace the patty in gooey deliciousness.
The moment of truth – assemble your masterpiece. Layer your cheese-topped patty on a toasted bun and pile on the fresh toppings. Every bite is a symphony of textures and flavors, showcasing your grilling prowess.