The bacon cheeseburger is a select few ingredients, perfected. To achieve the ideal balance of pork and beef (plus how to make your own melty cheese slices!), follow these tips from Serious Eats.
If there is one universal culinary truth, it’s that bacon is easy, which probably explains why I don’t often order it on my burger. It takes the fun and the challenge out of the whole thing. Pretty much any burger’s gonna taste good with a pile of crisp bacon on top of it, right? Well today we’re throwing decency to the wind.