Brioche Crab Melts
Vitaly Paley, the chef and owner of Paley's Place, created this deliciously indulgent version of the classic tuna melt while competing in a cook-off sponsored by the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission. Pairing moist chunks of crab with brioche, truffle butter and nutty Gruyère cheese easily snagged him a first-place prize. More Recipes With Crab
The crab salad can be refrigerated overnight.
White and black truffle butters are available through Urbani Truffles at urbanitrufflesonline.com.