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Foodie Friday: 5 Tips for Grilling the Perfect Burger

Don’t look now, but lawn-mowing/yard-chore season is here. And if it’s time to mow, then it has to be time to grill — if there’s any justice in the universe. The people at Weber believe the time is right and have put together “Weber’s Big Book of Burgers.” In addition to recipes for 84 burgers (including a shrimp burger and a chicken slider); 29 sausages, brats and hot dogs; and 37 sides and seasonings, the book offers these five tips for grilling the perfect beef burger. 1. Buy the right beef. Prepackaged ground beef from “no particular cut” gets you a burger that’s not bad, Weber says — but adds that you shouldn’t be afraid to ask a butcher to grind some chuck just for you, “maybe mixing in some sirloin for extra flavor.&#...