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Re: Make ahead lasagna

Posted by hittlets (My Page) on
Mon, Feb 25, 08 at 18:18

Hello, all,

I am having some friends over on Wednesday night for dinner. I plan on serving lasagna, and I have heard that this is a great make ahead meal because it re-heats very well. I would like to make it on Tuesday evening and then cook it on Wednesday. Do I cook it on Tuesday and just re-heat on Wednesday? Or should I make it on Tuesday and refrigerate, and then cook it on Wednesday?

Any thoughts?

Thanks,
Tim


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RE: Re: Make ahead lasagna

I would make it Tuesday, refrigerate it, and bake it Wednesday. Do it a bit ahead; I find things like that improve and are easier to serve if they sit a bit.

But if for some reason it's easier for you to bake it Tuesday, too, and reheat it Wednesday, that will also work fine.

Have fun!


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RE: Re: Make ahead lasagna

When you bake lasagna it should sit for at least 30-45 minutes after it comes out of the oven so it does not fall apart when you cut and serve it.


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RE: Re: Make ahead lasagna

Also, never cover lasagna with aluminum foil. It will dissolve and leave little flecks on your lasagna. Ask me how I know...


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