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Making Hamburger Patties

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Shaping the Patties
Shaping the Patty - Hamburgers

Shaping the Patty - Hamburgers

Regarding BBQ Inc.
So you have a ball of ground meat in your hand. If you simply press the meat into a patty it will crack and break up around the edges. What you want to do is press down in the middle and in from the sides, turning the burger around in your hand until it is even and uniform. It should be a solid disk of meat that is tightly compacted.

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