In my humble opinion, the grilled cheese sandwich is a perfect dish. It's comforting, nostalgic, delicious, warm, gooey, and crispy — all at the same time. There's only one ingredient that could take such a flawless sandwich to a whole new level: bacon. This recipe is the ideal midweek pick-me-up. Serve the sandwich with a mixed green salad and glass of white wine. Although the method has you griddle the bacon in a skillet, since the bacon grease is not used, I recommend baking the bacon in the oven.
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From Bon Appétit Ingredients 8 thick-cut bacon slices Directions Serves 4.
Grilled Cheddar and Bacon Sandwiches
8 slices country-style sourdough bread or batard (cut on deep diagonal into 5x3x1/2-inch slices)
2 cups (packed) grated extra-sharp cheddar cheese (about 8 ounces)
8 tomato slices, seeds removed, slices drained on paper towels
4 tablespoons mayonnaise
From Bon Appétit
8 thick-cut bacon slices