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Pssst: How to Make In-n-Out's Double Double Animal Style

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The industrious food-lovers of Serious Eats are at it again, and this time they've broken down and reconstructed a SoCal classic: The In-n-Out Double Double Animal Style burger.

Using a serious of mathematical formulas, a care package shipped overnight from California, and some kitchen intuition, J. Kenji Lopez-Alt of the site's "A Hamburger Today." completely breaks down everything on the burger from spread to beef and what it means to "grill the mustard" on the patty.

The results: A labor of love for those who can't pull up to the window of their nearest In-n-Out and order up. For those of you who are willing to forsake the drive-through for some kitchen wizardry, the full recipe is here. Use the longer article to get more details about each of the steps.