You MUST use American cheese on this. According to Mr. Edge, "Only those orange squares of vaguely plastic texture will achieve proper fluidity." You'll need an unlikely piece of equipment to prepare this burger, but you should have it on hand already_an ordinary standard-issue toothpick. You'll want to quickly prick the distended patty after flipping it to allow steam to escape.
1. Place beef, Worcestershire sauce, garlic salt, and pepper in a bowl; mix well. Portion into eight even units. Shape each portion into a thin round patty that's slightly larger
than the cheese slice.2. Fold cheese slices in half twice so you have a little stack of quartered cheese slices.
Place a folded cheese stack on 4 the patties, covering cheese with remaining 4 patties.
3. Tightly crimp the edges of the patties together to form a tight seal.4. Did you make a tight seal? I hope so, because it needs to be TIGHT to avoid a blowout as the cheese melts, creates steam, and tries to find its way out of its meaty
prison.5. Preheat a cast-iron skillet or heavy-bottomed pan to medium heat (or fire up a medium-hot bed of coals on your backyard grill), and cook burgers over heat 3 to 4 minutes on first side. Burger may puff up due to steam from melting cheese. This is
normal. Do not be alarmed.6. Flip, and using toothpick, prick top of burger to allow for steam escape. Allow
burger to cook 3 to 4 minutes on this side.7. Remove patties from pan or grill. Bun those suckers, slap some condiments on, and
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (322g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 343 (52%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 38.1g||51 %|
|Saturated Fat 16.3g||82 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 14.7g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 2.6g|
|Cholesterol 143.4mg||44 %|
|Sodium 781.5mg||27 %|
|Potassium 669.2mg||18 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 34.2g||10 %|
|Dietary Fiber 1.4g||6 %|
|Sugars, other 32.8g|
|Protein 44.4g||63 %|
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Calories per serving: 666
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