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Live from the Labs: How to grill the perfect hamburger

Consumer Reports News: May 26, 2011 11:38 AM

Want to know how to make the perfect hamburger on the perfect grill? Then join our Live from the Labs Facebook chat at 1 PM today. The grills are already on the patio including the best from our tests. And celebrity chef Kenji Lopez-Alt will demonstrate how he makes a sublime burger starting with grinding his own meat. Here’s how to join us.

The video chat will be available at:

Producer Sue LaColla will be our host. Here’s her interview lineup:

  • Celia Kuperszmid Lehrman, Home deputy editor, on the latest grilling trends.

  • Larry Ciufo, senior project leader, on how we test grills.

  • Bob Markovich, Home editor, on buying and maintaining a grill.

  • Kenji Lopez-Alt, Serious Eats Food Lab columnist, on how to make the perfect burger.

Here's Kenji's recipe for the Ultra Crispy Burger on Serious Eats.

Mary H.J. Farrell

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