Italian Subs (Hoagies, Grinders) (Buccilli’s Pizzeria Type)

I used to live “up north” in Michigan.   The town I lived in had a restaurant which served the most amazing submarine sandwiches — and they delivered!  I enjoyed many a late night Italian submarine sandwich, but since I moved away (a long time ago now), I have not found another that I liked as well.

Necessity is the mother of invention, or something like that…. so here is my knock-off version.

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Good Enough for Two Lasagne “two-fer”

I am Italian-American.   So please don’t tell anybody that I am cheating at Lasagne.  Seriously, it would be an unforgivable offense.  🙂
I know how to make a proper lasagne.  I know how to make proper spaghetti sauce.   BUT.. I don’t always have time or freezer space to make all this.  Let’s face it, it’s a lot of work, best saved for when it really matters (like when relatives are visiting for Christmas).  For just my husband and I, on just an ordinary non-holiday day, it’s not worth the trouble.
We have tried some of the frozen lasagne’s at Costco, Sams, and the grocery store, but are always disappointed.  They can be anything from bland and mushy to dried out and too spicy.  NO JOY!
What follows is a recipe for making “good enough” Lasagne.  It is not nearly as good as the real thing, but it is worlds better than the grocery store brand.  (Although my husband would argue that he likes it just as much as the real thing… I know the difference!)

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