Deborah Taylor-Hough, author of Frozen Assets: Cook for a Day, Eat for a Month, says on her blog: “Never—I repeat, ‘Never!’—poke your cooking burger patties with a fork or other pointy object. It’s a guaranteed trip to Hockey Puck Hamburger Land when all those delicious juices pour out through that hole.”
And to that I give a hearty amen. I couldn’t agree more. Even though I can’t eat beef, I’ve found these tips on how to make a mean burger to be extremely helpful when cooking turkey patties.
So check out the article, Ten Tips to Building a Better Burger, and may all your burgers not even come close to resembling hockey pucks this 4th of July. Happy cooking!