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How to Cook a Perfect Hamburger Every Time

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Hamburgers are simple, which is why it’s frustrating to visit a restaurant and eat one that’s under- or overdone or just doesn’t taste very good. Wes Siler has a method that works every time, on any grill. And check out the probe thermometer featured in the video here.

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