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Lauren Chattman

Lauren Chattman is the author of nine cookbooks and co-author of three. Her recipes have appeared in numerous publications. She lives in Sag Harbor, New York.

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    Grilled Portobello & Goat Cheese Sandwiches

    This panini-style sandwich pairs the earthy flavor of the portobellos with the mild, tangy goat cheese and salty, robust green-olive pesto.

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    Grilled Mozzarella and Spinach BLTs

    Creamy mozzarella is a good foil for the salty, smoky bacon in this grilled version of a BLT. Before cooking, remove any tough stems from the spinach.

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    Raspberry & Champagne Ice Cream Floats

    This recipe, excerpted from the cookbook Dessert Express, is an elegant take on the ice cream soda, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a handful of raspberries floating in…

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    Cantaloupe with Red Wine Syrup

    This recipe, excerpted from the cookbook Dessert Express, is a simple way to dress up cantaloupe for a dinner party-worthy dessert. Chilling the bowls in the freezer makes the dessert even…

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    Grilled Italian Hero Sandwich

    This recipe, excerpted from the cookbook Panini Express, does wonders for the familiar meaty hero sandwich just by pressing and grilling it. Warmed up, the deli ingredients just taste better. Of course, starting with the…

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    Fresh Salmon Croque Madame

    A classic Croque Madame is a grilled cheese sandwich with a fried egg on top. In this version, the soft yolk becomes a delicious sauce for an open-faced sandwich of…

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    Sausage Panini with Grapes & Gorgonzola Dolce

    This easy recipe combines three quintessentially Italian foods into a satisfying sandwich. Gorgonzola dolce is a creamy, mild, spreadable version of the famously pungent blue cheese.

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    Buffalo Chicken Panini with Blue Cheese and Celery

    Excerpted from the cookbook Panini Express, this sandwich is a tribute to Buffalo's favorite chicken wing recipe. If you don't have any leftover barbecued chicken, plain cooked chicken will do, especially when…

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    Couscous Pudding with Plumped Brandied Prunes

    Quicker than rice pudding (you can have this on the table in 15 minutes flat) and just as comforting, this recipe, excerpted from the cookbook Dessert Express, can be varied to…

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    Corned Beef Panini with Muenster Cheese and Wilted Cabbage

    Here's a quick and tasty way to get that beloved corned beef and cabbage combination (with melted Muenster as a surprise ingredient) in a toasty sandwich everyone will love.