Special equipment: 2 cups hickory wood chips, soaked for 30 minutes, optional
In a large bowl, combine all ingredients (except wood chips) and mix well. Cover and let the mixture sit for 30 minutes in refrigerator. Form into 8 patties.
Meanwhile, preheat outdoor charcoal grill to medium-high heat. When coals are white, add soaked wood chips, if desired.
Grill burgers, turning once, to desired doneness, about 4 minutes per side for rare to medium-rare.
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