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The Perfect Picnic Sandwich

Celebrate National Sandwich Month in August with Chef Justin Brunson’s elevated take on the classic ham and cheese.

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The summer is winding down, and school will be starting soon. It’s a great time to take advantage of a slower summer evening to picnic with the family. Chef Justin Brunson—of Masterpiece Delicatessen and Old Major restaurant in Denver—created his ideal picnic sandwich, with options to customize for kiddos and more refined palates. It’s also a great way to use up some of those ripe Palisade peaches hitting the farmers’ market.

“Kids will love the soft, creamy cheese and fruit in this sandwich. The baguette will hold up better than traditional sliced bread. Parents can cut the sandwiches into smaller portions, or make a big one and cut portions throughout the picnic. Bonus: this sandwich pairs equally well with mom and dad’s picnic white wine and kid’s apple juice.” —Justin Brunson

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Peachy Picnic Ham & Camembert Sandwich

Courtesy of Justin Brunson

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Options to Customize

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