2 different recipes for hamburgers Essay

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2 different recipes for hamburgers
24 ounces ground chuck
1 teaspoon kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Spice Mix, optional, recipe follows
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
4 slices cheese, such as cheddar, American, Saga blue cheese, and Swiss, optional
4 soft hamburger-style buns, split
4 slices beefsteak tomatoes, optional
Assorted lettuces and greens, such as iceberg, romaine, or watercress
Assorted mustards, such as whole-grained, Dijon, or French's, optional
Mayonnaise, optional
Ketchup, optional
Spice Mix:
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons garlic powder
2 teaspoons onion powder
Hot Sauce, to taste
Combine all ingredients

2 pounds chuck, diced into 1-inch cubes
6 ounces bacon, chopped
1 cup finely chopped onion
3 tablespoons thinly sliced garlic
1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme leaves
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
8 slices Cheddar
4 sesame seed hamburger rolls, lightly toasted
1 1/2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
8 thin slices tomato
Mayonnaise, for serving
Ketchup, for serving
Mustard, for serving
In a large bowl, place the diced chuck. Set a 10-inch saute pan over medium heat and add the bacon. Cook, stirring occasionally until the bacon is crispy and most of the fat has rendered, about 7 to 8 minutes. Add the onions to the pan and continue to cook until they are softened, about 4 to 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Place the thyme in the pan and toss to combine. Remove the pan from the heat and pour over diced beef. Drizzle the beef with the…