The Bacon Weave Grilled Cheese Sandwich

The Bacon Weave Grilled Cheese SandwichAfter realizing how well bacon and melted cheese go together when I made my bacon weave pizza a little while back this idea seemed like a no-brainer. Yep, the bacon weave is once again making it’s triumphant return to DudeFoods and this time it comes in sandwich form!

Instead of one bacon weave I made two this time, each of which was roughly the size of a piece of bread. Instead of putting them in the oven like I did with the bacon weave pizza though I decided to cook my bacon in the microwave this time. I don’t necessarily prefer one cooking method over the other, I was just really, really hungry and didn’t feel like waiting for my oven to preheat. Once they were done I threw them into a pan on my stove with a couple slices of cheese between them and waited until it melted into gooey perfection.

The trick with a bacon weave grilled cheese is that you want the bacon crispy enough to eat prior to adding the cheese, but not too crispy to the point that the extra few minutes on the stove will burn it. I cooked my two bacon weaves in the microwave for five minutes each and they turned out perfect, but it will obviously differ based on the type of bacon you use so your best bet if you want to make your own is to check on it after three minutes and then cook it in 30 second increments after that until it’s done.

Alright, this is the part of the blog post where I should probably tell you how the bacon weave grilled cheese tasted right? Do I really even need to though? I mean come on, just look at it! It’s melted cheese between two squares of bacon so obviously it was delicious! In fact, after this and my bacon weave pizza I’m seriously considering switching to a low carb diet. Not because I want to lose weight though, but because I’m hooked on bacon weaves and because things like bread and pizza crust can’t even compare to them in terms of taste!

 

 

27 Comments on The Bacon Weave Grilled Cheese Sandwich

  1. @kellywcobb
    October 8, 2012 at 3:08 pm (2 years ago)

    Only acceptable form of grilled cheese sandwich

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  2. Erika
    October 8, 2012 at 5:22 pm (2 years ago)

    You should make an “octo-stack” bacon grilled cheese.

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  3. David Smith
    October 8, 2012 at 5:39 pm (2 years ago)

    Will you marry me?

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  4. Cynthia
    October 9, 2012 at 1:15 pm (2 years ago)

    damn, that looks good. now i have to go out and buy bacon….

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  5. Clara
    October 10, 2012 at 5:45 am (2 years ago)

    Sounds PERFECT for those of us who are gluten intolerant! Of even if we weren’t….

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  6. Mark
    October 10, 2012 at 8:20 am (2 years ago)

    Next up… deep fried bacon weave burger.

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    • Nick
      October 10, 2012 at 8:48 am (2 years ago)

      I like where your head is at!

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  7. AJ
    October 10, 2012 at 10:05 am (2 years ago)

    making me hungry! throw in a fried egg for good measure!

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  8. @PericlesDiceQue
    October 10, 2012 at 11:57 am (2 years ago)

    Pega el hambre, y decides hacerte un sánduche? Para qué usar pan, si puedes hacerlo con tocineta tejida! Quiero dos YA!

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  9. April
    October 11, 2012 at 2:02 am (2 years ago)

    Why didn’t I think of this? I agree with AJ… A fried egg would be an awesome addition. Oh, and mayo too!

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  10. @YYZdesign
    October 11, 2012 at 11:10 pm (2 years ago)

    surely, not worth the effort

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  11. @LaHora_
    October 13, 2012 at 3:54 pm (2 years ago)

    Mira este sandwich de tocinera y queso

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  12. @italoleobruni
    October 13, 2012 at 7:01 pm (2 years ago)

    Jajajajaja vamos a hacer esa vergaaa puej

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  13. @AmstelLight
    October 15, 2012 at 5:41 pm (2 years ago)

    We fully support this bacon weave madness.

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  14. @ryannamba
    October 16, 2012 at 1:55 am (2 years ago)

    Um, yes please

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  15. @amyphish
    October 16, 2012 at 4:28 pm (2 years ago)

    Imagine this as a double stack!

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  16. @crazymom
    October 18, 2012 at 9:08 pm (1 year ago)

    There’s nothing like American cuisine…

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  17. @ICUStat
    October 24, 2012 at 2:38 am (1 year ago)

    Let me think about this for a moment. Hellz yeah!

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  18. tammy
    November 15, 2012 at 8:19 am (1 year ago)

    just saw that Phantom Gourmet posted photos of this on their Facebook page with no credit to you that I could find!

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    • Nick
      November 15, 2012 at 8:49 am (1 year ago)

      What the heck!? Yeah, I saw it on a few other pretty big pages on Facebook yesterday. That’s SOOOOO frustrating! Thanks for the heads up!

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  19. Hunter Pennington
    January 4, 2013 at 2:46 pm (1 year ago)

    Does it get any better than bacon and cheese? I think not. This recipe looks amazing. My stomach is growling just looking at your pictures. Can’t wait to try it. Thank you for posting.

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