10 common mistakes people make when cooking burgers


Summer barbecues this year may not be the larger-than-life parties people enjoyed in years past, but warmer weather is here and plenty of cookout fans are already heading outside to grill.

While a juicy burger topped with loads of cheese on a toasted bun may be a tried-and-true favorite, all too often home cooks make a few mistakes, and guests are left munching on sad, dry, flavorless burgers.

So what are people doing wrong? According to several chefs, these are the most common burger preparation and cooking mistakes people make at home.

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