Building the Perfect Backyard Burger – Brian’s Blog
Summer is here, and that means lots of backyard barbecues and burgers on the grill. How do you assemble your burger?
I've determined that building your own homemade hamburger requires a certain method of construction. I do it a certain way, and have found that most people have their own way of stacking up that juicy, delicious combination of meat, bun,condiments and toppings. It can be a borderline superstition for some, or a version of obsessive compulsive disorder for others.
Here's how I stack up my own burger;
Take the bottom bun half and give it a smear of mayonnaise. Then, on goes the burger patty, the cheese, a dollop of yellow mustard, slice of onion, pickles, lettuce, and tomato. Give the top bun half a smear of mayo and assemble. If you have bacon, it goes directly on the patty before the rest of the toppings. It's a meat-to-meat thing.
This is how I put together my burger every time. But it's interesting that other people I talk to have their own procedures that they follow every time as well.
The biggest reason I get from them is "It doesn't taste right if I don't do it that way."
I would agree.
How do you put your burger together?