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National Hamburger Month

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Did you know that May is National Hamburger Month? Who would have thought that a patty of ground beef in a bun could taste so delicious? The hamburger has become an American staple, being offered at fast food restaurants, fine dining establishments, and even backyard barbecues. In this week’s Virginia Square Towers Blog, we’ve got a few ways you can spruce up the hamburgers you offer at your barbecue!


As delicious as a burger on bread is, toppings can elevate your burger to the next level! We recommend purchasing some fresh produce like onions, lettuce, and tomato, as well as unique toppings like jalapenos, avocado, and a variety of cheeses. Unlike restaurants, you can customize your burger the way you want, so get creative and try out different combinations!

Use the Right Meat

The deliciousness of your burger can depend on the type of meat you’re using, as well as the blend of meats you choose to use. There are different types of mixtures you could use, so do a little bit of research and you could end up with a delicious tasting burger in no time! These mixtures can produce different flavors, so play around with them until you find one you love.  

Side Dishes

Even though the burger should be the star of your barbecue, side dishes can lend themselves to making the experience more enjoyable. You can’t go wrong with having some fries, as they are the usual pairing, but you can opt for sides like chips, potato salad, grilled corn on the cob, or even a potato salad! Remember, sides are supposed to compliment the main dish.

Enjoy National Hamburger Month with some delicious burgers! If you’ve got some tips on making a better burger, share them with our Arlington, VA apartment community by leaving a comment! Thanks for reading!

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