'Wichcraft

'Wichcraft

Craft A Sandwich Into A Meal--and A Meal Into A Sandwich

Book - 2009 | 1st ed.
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Slow-roasted meats, marinated vegetables, surprising flavor combinations, this is not your mother's sandwich.

With acclaimed restaurants located across the United States, and a high-profile job as head judge of the hit show Top Chef , Tom Colicchio is one of the best-known chefs and personalities in the culinary world today. His popular chain of 'wichcraft sandwich shops is known for crafting sandwiches with high-quality fresh ingredients prepared to Colicchio's exacting standards. And since the first 'wichcraft opened in 2003, diners can't seem to get enough.

In 'wichcraft , Colicchio shares the shops' secrets with step-by-step recipes for all their best-loved offerings. You'll learn how to create new classics like Roasted Turkey with Avocado, Bacon, Onion Marmalade, and Mayonnaise, and Sicilian Tuna with Fennel, Black Olives, and Lemon; and elevate basic cold cuts through imaginative combinations like Smoked Ham with Avocado and Butter, and Salami with Marinated Cauliflower and Bitter Greens. Routine staples are refashioned into unforgettable meals, like Onion Frittata with Roasted Tomato and Cheddar, and Slow-Roasted Pork with Red Cabbage, Jalapeños, and Mustard. 'wichcraft is stuffed with sandwiches like these, and many more, that will add something special to both your lunchbox and your life.

With 100 full-color photographs, recipes for pantry items including dressings and condiments, and a host of sandwich cookies and ice cream treats to round out your meals, this is the book to get a little 'wichcraft magic going in your own kitchen.
Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, c2009.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780609610510
0609610511
Branch Call Number: 641.84
Characteristics: 208 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ortuzar, Sisha

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cookingthebooks
Jul 22, 2019

We Spent A Week Cooking Recipes From This Book For Our Cookbook Blog. Read About Our Results Below!
Let's face it - who doesn't love a good sandwich? This was a very early addition to our cookbook collection and has received a lot of use throughout the years. It's an exhaustive exercise on the possibilities of what you can create in handheld form - from desserts to breakfast. Here are the items we made:
• Peanut Butter Cream’wiches - A perfect snack for dessert or breakfast! The texture gets an assist from the oats in the recipe.
• Goat Cheese with Avocado, Celery, Walnut Pesto, and Watercress - This was so good! However, picking watercress is so tedious, am I right? It's worth the effort - as the watercress adds some notes of pepper to the mix. Combined with the brightness of the lemon juice, the crunch of the celery and the creaminess of the avocado - you have a winning sandwich that's a perfect meal for Summer. Light yet fulfilling!
• Roasted Asparagus with Red Onions, Basil, and Vacherin - We’re obsessed with the super skinny, tender asparagus available in the Spring. This dish is a perfect showcase for them. Toast - before toasts were a thing.

jlmaston Apr 16, 2014

The recipe for the Red Wine Braised Flank steak is great! It's a lot of effort for just a sandwich so I doubled the ingredients and just used the meat as part of a meal.

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CraftyCook26
Jan 07, 2014

A bit too 'hoity toity' for me I'm afraid...I was expecting unusual combinations but failed to find one that even sounded good enough to try. Octopus or pumpkin puree on a sandwich?!! Might be for hard-core foodies but not for the average palette.

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fletchmo
Feb 18, 2010

note: try out their rubarb 'jam' in pbj resip

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