Step 1. Making the bottom cup
1. Take the "StufZ" out of the package, pull straight up, then rotate the entire handle assembly counterclockwise until it stops, making it in the ready position. Caution: When using StufZ always place on a flat hard surface.
2.Open the "StufZ" by sliding finger under latch and slightly left and the latch release an open "StufZ" so that both inner halves this are facing up.
3. Place a round ball of ground meat (fresh ground turkey, fresh ground chicken, lean ground sirloin, or fresh ground veal) approximately 1/4 to 1/3 pound into the "StufZ" bottom where the removable bottom plate is
4. Close the "StufZ" and lock into place
5. Place the "StufZ" on a flat hard surface, hold the "StufZ" unit with one hand and use your other hand to apply even pressure on the very top handle and turn it counterclockwise until handle slides off the plastic springs continuing to rotate the handle in the counterclockwise motion until it stops at the up-and-down slide position. .
6. Push and pull handle up-and-down at least five times to form the meat and to form the cup (cavity). Apply more pressure to the handle each time you push the handle in the downward motion. Each time you push down on the cup (cavity) former, apply more pressure until cavity is formed. When complete, pull handle up and turn the handle counterclockwise and lock handle firmly in place. Open the top halfof the "StufZ" by sliding your finger under the latch and slightly lifting the latch to release. You should now have a nicely formed cup (cavity) where you can fill with your favorite toppings.
7.. When this is complete go to step two
Step 2. Filling your StufZ
1. After opening the "StufZ", fill cavity your favorite toppings. (Make sure that all ingredients you feel your stufz with is pre-cooked such as: all vegetables and meats including, mushrooms, onions, stuffing, potatoes, peppers, eggs,sausages, fish, macaroni and cheese etc.) Raw vegetables toppings should be cooked or sautéed (except for cheese's and precooked sauces) because toppings will not have the ability to fully cook during the cooking process.
2. If you are using sauces such as: barbecue sauce, pizza sauce, ketchup, steak sauce, Worcestershire sauce, Teriyaki sauce, soy sauce etc. use it sparingly, for too much sauce could make your burger to loose and may fall apart while cooking. Lightly line the bottom of your cup with your favorite sauce, place your other ingredients into the cavity, place a little more sauce on top, and get ready to seal.
4.Caution: It is not recommended to place mayonnaise or salad dressing in the cavity before you cook it. Mayonnaise or salad dressing could spoil if left unrefrigerated for periods of time. Always place your mayonnaise or salad dressing on top of your burger after the burger has been thoroughly cook.
3. When complete, continue on to step three.
Step 3. Sealing the burger (top)
1. Add ground meat to the top lid and spread meat out evenly until it fills entire shape of the top and even with the bottom lip.
2. Close "StufZ" top relocking the top section
3. Turn the entire handle assembly clockwise until it comes to a complete stop.
4. After handle assembly comes to a stop,press down and apply pressure to the to the handle and sealing the top to teh bottom shape.
5. When the seal is complete, pull handle up and turn the handle in a counterclockwise motion until the handle assembly comes to a complete stop.
6. Open stufz by sliding finger under latch and slightly left and the latch release an open "StufZ" so that both inner halves this are facing up again.
7. Push bottom plate in an upward motion and remove the burger from the bottom plate of the "StufZ".
8. Now place your burger on the grill, in a frying pan or in the oven and cook around 3 to 5 minutes on each side ( or until meat is thoroughly cooked) or cooked to your satisfaction. Caution: Always read the warnings on undercooked meat.
10. Remove the burger and get ready to eat the "Ultimate Stuffed Burger".
RAW EGG WARNING
The American Egg Board states: There have been warnings against consuming raw or lightly cooked eggs on the grounds that the egg may be contaminated with Salmonella, a bacteria responsible for a type of foodborne illness.
The Department of Public Health advises that eating raw or undercooked meat, poultry, eggs or seafood poses a health risk to everyone, but especially to the elderly, young children under age 4, pregnant women and other highly susceptible individuals with compromised immune systems. Thorough cooking of such animal foods reduces the risk of illness.
Always use "StufZ" on a flat hard surface. Never cook your "StufZ" burger in the "StufZ" container or on the "StufZ" bottom plate.
Always thoroughly wash the "StufZ" after each use. If the "StufZ" unit is not in use, and has been left out for any period of time, thoroughly wash the "StufZ" before its next use.