In a large bowl mix the beef together with the ingredients. Hand shape the mixture into a 4 oz. patties. You should get 4 burgers from 1lb. of beef. Grill for about 4 minutes on each side (Use the cheek, nose and head test for doneness).
Spices which can work well in hamburgers include: black pepper, chili (either fresh or powder), Worcestershire Sauce and Soy Sauce. Experiment to find your taste combination. Almost any herb can work, including basil, oregano and parsley..
Serve each burger on a bun (sesame seed usually) with a combinations of any of the following: mushrooms, watercress, pickled ginger, lettuce, tomato, sautéed onions, hot peppers, guacamole, cheese, relish, sliced pickles, ketchup, mayonnaise, and mustard.