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In this video, learn how to grill burgers, hot dogs and steaks.
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Hey guys, Mike Hedrick, Pit Pirate BBQ. Hey, I am a professional caterer and a competition barbeque chef. This one’s well some top tens and some top fives. Today, we are going to be grilling like a villain here at Virginia, it is a beautiful weather here and we got just great things we are going to do. We got friends and family coming over. We got hamburgers; we are going to hand made. We have got all kind of different hotdogs, we are going to show you how do little scoring on there and trick him out, let the kids have fun with them too, and we have got steaks, we are going to put on there. Then were for the men and once we do all that, its going to be good eating. Any time you’re messing with food, you got to remember to be food safe and you keep things washed up and sanitized. Anytime you messing with knives, you want to make sure that you just keep those away from you. Well, park your hands if you don’t want cut, and any time that you are messing with the hot grill, well you just want to keep the kids away from that and make sure that everybody is taken care of. Let me go ahead and get this grill great hot, and it will be time to get some award winning hamburgers guys. Think about hamburger, is you don’t want to get it too lean, I have a nice 80/20, so there is a good amount of fat that’s in there, and you want that fat to kind of give that burger some nice moisture. You also don’t want to be squeezing it all up out of there. Right now, I am going to go over something simple. I like some fresh cracked pepper in there. I like some fresh cracked sea salt in there. I don’t put a whole lot in my burgers; you could put any thing in there. I like some nice onions, diced up onions. You can make a bacon burger, and wait for the bacon for later. You just put it on in there now that’s what I like. I am going to go ahead and use my own seasoned salt, but you could use any seasoned salt, its going to have paprika, cumin’s, and all that kind of stuff in there. And then after you get it in there, you want to work it in real good, but you don’t really have to smash it all together way, too much. You just want to work all the ingredients, such that they are nice and even. You get all the pieces together. All the seasonings mixed throughout. You don’t want somebody get all seasons and you really got none. So, you want to work that pretty good, and then at this point you want to go ahead and start making your patties, I say with something about size of a may be a baseball. It’s a good size. You want to make your patty so that it is bigger than your bun that you are working with. And then I also say press down the center a little bit, because we know the hamburgers are going to want to pump up. So and it don’t have to be perfect looking, just a good looking patty like that. I am going to make up few of these and we are going to be grilling. These things are going to coming off. It’s a beautiful day here in Virginia, nice and warm. Again, pushing that center down, real nice I think it comes up, onion and everything you know a lot of love in there. So we make up these, then we are going to go ahead and pull these things off and probably flip them, probably in about five minutes or so.