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4 Close-Up, High-Def, Insanely Awesome Shooter's-Style Sandwiches

The idea of a party-sized, ultra-pressed sandwich is so appealing that I've spent the last few weeks brainstorming and testing recipes for versions of shooter's-style sandwiches that actually work. Check out our awesome interactive infographic to take a look at four of my favorites and get an up-close and personal look at what's in between the buns. More

The Food Lab: How to Make a Muffuletta Shooter's-Style Sandwich

I'm going to go ahead and declare the Muffuletta the King of sandwiches. The New Orleans classic is made with layers of cold cuts and provolone cheese on a sesame seed-studded muffuletta loaf, dressed with a punchy olive salad. Typically, it gets wrapped in plastic and is allowed to rest for at least an hour or so to let the bread soak up some of the oil and vinegar from the salad. When you compress the same sandwich shooter's-style, it elevates the whole affair, forcing flavors to mingle even more than they normally do. More

Are Shooter's Sandwiches Really Worth a Damn?

The original shooter's sandwich is an involved, but conceptually simple affair—steak, mushrooms, condiments. But it's since gone on to lead a life of its own, totally dominating the world of "look what I made!"-style blogs, with each iteration one-upping the previous one with an ever-increasing number of toppings. But here's an important question: Is the original, simple shooter's sandwich really all that good? We constructed the ultimate version to answer that question. More

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