While you're frying up some eggs and bacon, we're cooking up something else: a way to celebrate today's food holiday.
September 18 is National Cheeseburger Day.
Ah the cheeseburger. It's as American as, well, American cheese. But that’s as far as the patty’s origin gets narrowed down. Various eating establishments (mostly in California) claim to have invented the cheeseburger. The Pasadena Sun did due diligence in investigating the burger’s background and while it heavily leans toward one over the other, it’s left undecided.
Top 10 cheeseburgers around the country
(Above, see some of the best burgers in Pasadena)
Whatever the history, the cheeseburger has cemented its place at the American table. Chefs across the country have jumped on the meat wagon, coming up with ideas like Kobe, lobster and brie burgers, or burgers laden with Swiss cheese foam, seared foie gras and Coca-Cola ketchup.
Sound a tad fancy? We've got some advice for cooking up amazing burgers at home, from backyard basic to late-night lunacy
– Advice from a backyard expert: Best. Burgers. Ever.
Video via KQDS
We originally ran this post in 2012, but dude - cheeseburgers!
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