This delicious recipe is courtesy of chef Michelle Bernstein.

Unknown origin, September 2006 (published), The Martha Stewart Show, September Late Summer 2006, The Martha Stewart Show, Episode 1177c


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  • Heat a griddle over medium heat.

  • Spread cut sides of bread with fig jam. On the bottom half of the bread, layer 1/2 the cheese, then the ham, the figs, and the remaining cheese. Enclose with the top half of the bread. Brush with rosemary oil. Place on griddle or in a nonstick skillet, and weight top of sandwich with a heavy skillet or a foil-lined brick. Cook until bottom is golden, about 4 minutes. Flip sandwich over, and repeat with opposite side. Cut crosswise into 6 to 8 pieces; serve immediately.


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I made this sandwich on my panini press. I served it cut into 2x2 inch finger sandwiches at the start of a cocktail party. The rosemary oil is a must, don't skip this step! This is a great recipe!