Prepare Basic Hamburgers except do not cook.
Wrap each securely in heavy-duty or double thickness regular aluminum foil and label; freeze no longer than 3 months.
to cook in skillet: Unwrap desired number of frozen patties and place in single layer in skillet.
Cover and cook over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes.
Turn patties; partially cover and cook over medium heat until of desired doneness, 5 to 7 minutes.
To broil: Unwrap desired number of frozen patties and place on rack in broiler pan.
Broil patties 6 inches from heat, turning once, to desired doneness, about 20 minutes.