1Different cuts of beef require different
preparation and cooking methods as well
as different cooking temperatures.
2For maximum taste and quality, grill over medium
heat. For gas grills, set temperature controls to
medium. For charcoal grills, check the coals – they
will no longer be flaming and will be covered with
3Be sure to always use an instant-read thermometer
inserted horizontally into the side of burgers and
steaks to check doneness.
4The thermometer should penetrate the thickest
part or the center of the burger or steak. Burgers
should reach an internal temperature of 160°F while
steaks should reach an internal temperature of 145°F
for medium rare and 160°F for medium doneness.
5Use a long-handled spatula to turn burgers and
tongs to turn steaks. Do not press or flatten the
meat — flavorful juices will be lost.
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