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Elle Jauffret

Writer ~ Lawyer ~ Fork Handler

Grilled cheese sandwiches from THE ART FORGER by B.A. Shapiro

Nov 1, 2015

Grilled cheeses/cherry tomatoes/basil sandwiches

“We’re in the kitchen, and he’s making grilled cheese and tomato sandwiches, which  I'm thinking are going to be about as close to my two-American-cheese singles-on-white-bread as his macaroni and cheese was to my Kraft special. He slides his creation onto my plate: multiple cheeses with cherry tomatoes and fresh basil oozing of slabs of homemade, multigrain bread.” THE ART FORGER by B.A. Shapiro (First paperback edition-May 2013, p. 215)

The story: Claire (a struggling artist who legally copies works of Old Masters for Reproductions.com) agrees to copy an original Degas (a painting that was stolen in an art heist several years before) in exchange for her own show in a prominent gallery.

The ingredients: multigrain bread, Gruyère cheese, Emmental cheese, cherry tomatoes, basil

(bottom sandwich: grilled Gruyère /Prosciutto/cherry tomato sandwiches)

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