At (open) face value, the Hot Brown might seem too simplistic to be considered one of our nation's most iconic sandwiches. Turkey, cheese, and bacon on white bread? What's so special about that?
Look more closely, though, and what might seem like a hot mess of leftovers from the fridge is actually quite ingenious. And the principles of a Hot Brown can be applied to make every sandwich you put together even better. Here's how.