Deconstructed Turkey & Brie Sandwich

ne of my favorite sandwiches to make is a turkey, brie and apple sandwich. The creamy, mushroomy notes from the brie paired with the savory turkey, finished off with a refreshing, sweet apple is a beautiful tasting experience. Last spring in the peak of COVID lockdown, I experimented with many meat-styling techniques. This is when the "turkey flower" was born.…

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“Italian Countryside” Cheese Plate from Marissa Mullen

Based on That "Italian Countryside" Plate from the best-selling cookbook, written by Marissa Mullen (Food52's Resident Cheese Plater), That Cheese Plate Will Change Your Life, a step-by-step styling guide for crafting beautiful and delicious cheese plates as a form of creative expression. Ingredients  9 ounces wedge of Parmigiano Reggiano4 ounces mini mozzarella balls1 package of rosemary breadsticks1 package of taralli crackers2 ounces balsamic glaze4 sprigs fresh oregano2 sprigs fresh basil4 ounces mortadella4 ounces prosciutto4 ounces salame di parma1 bunch green grapes10-12 castelvetrano olives1 handful marcona…

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Orange Ginger Mint Sodas

I love citrus-flavored drinks of almost every kind. Pair it with mint and ginger, and you have a refreshing drink on a hot summer day, especially if you live in Texas. To make it an adult beverage, add a splash of your favorite poison, either a citrus vodka or perhaps a splash of spiced rum or bourbon. —gr8chefmb TEST KITCHEN NOTES WHO:…

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