Cheeseburger in Paradise

28 ounces fresh USDA choice beef chuck, diced

2 tablespoons kosher salt

1 tablespoon ground black pepper

1/2 tablespoon garlic salt

1/2 tablespoon onion salt

1 teaspoon celery salt

8 slices American cheese

4 sesame hamburger buns, toasted

4 slices tomato, 1/4-inch thick

4 slices red onion, 1/4-inch thick

4 toothpicks

4 pickle spears


Using a meat grinder with a 3/8-inch plate, grind the meat. Change to a 1/8-inch plate, and grind a second time.

Shape the ground meat into 4 (7-ounce) patties.

In a mixing bowl, combine the kosher salt, pepper, garlic salt, onion salt and celery salt. Mix well.

Place burger on a hot grill and season with the seasoning salt.

Cook the burgers halfway to desired temperature and flip over and finish cooking.

Place cheese on the burger when it is 3/4 of the way cooked and melt.

Place bottom bun on plate.

Place burger on bottom bun.

Cover with top bun and secure with a toothpick.

Place pickle next to the burger.