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Won't fresh pasta sheets in lasagna overcook?

Most lasagna recipes require 30-45min of baking. Fresh pasta however only requires 2-4min of cooking. If I use fresh pasta in lasagne, will it not overcook? Edit: The linked duplicate question is ...
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Taste of pre-frozen lasagna

I want to assemble a lasagna with cooked noodles and freeze to be thawed out and cooked for Christmas. I am concerned that taste will be compromised because of not being completely freshly made. I am ...
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Can Lasagna be frozen before cooking, if using uncooked lasagna noodles, not the no boil type

I have never pre-cooked my lasagna noodles and I use regular noodles, not the no boil type. Can I freeze this lasagna before cooking or should it be cooked and then frozen. Also how long can it be ...
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How to soak no boil lasagna noodles in water without them sticking to each other?

I like to soak no boil pasta noodles in water before layering them since it gives them a special taste. However the noodles like to stick to each other in whatever container i put them in. How do you ...
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What is the traditional way to layer a lasagna?

I am following this recpie to make a lasagna (minus the ragu because jewish law) and I always wonder how to best layer the lasagna. Below is a picture of how I layer my lasagna. Is this the correct ...
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Can I use Portobello Mushrooms in Lasagna?

I'd like to make a lasagna with mushrooms finely chopped and cooked with some Italian sausage to make the base for the meat sauce. However, all I have are Portobello Mushrooms. Will they work for this?...
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How do you prevent your lasagne from being watery?

As you can see there is a lot of liquid that assembles at the sides. This lasagne has bechamel and marinara sauce. The bechamel is reduced, with a chunky (but watery) red sauce. The lasagne pages were ...
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How to prevent the lasagne filling from sliding out?

When I cook lasagne most of the filling slides out between the pages. How do you make the filling stay in its place?
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Can fresh pasta sheets be used to assemble a lasagne, then left in the fridge overnight before baking?

Or will this make them mushy or otherwise degrade them? I have recently gotten into making fresh pasta, and I want to prep a lasagne the night before. I have done this before with store-bough dried ...
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Adding eggs to lasagna

I have seen this particular part added in recipes for lasagna. What I don't understand is what it means by "add eggs" to cheese. Do I just crack a raw egg and dump it into the cheese mixture? Do I ...
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Fresh pasta noodles in lasagna

When making lasagna noodles from scratch, do you need to cook the noodles first? If I was making it the regular way, layers, I wouldn't think it would need to be cooked. But I'm rolling the noodles ...
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Off Garlic! Can we fix recipe?

HELP! My darling husband has started dinner for us, but upon tasting the tomato sauce for our lasagne, it seems the garlic was off! It tastes like damp, wet, mildew, blah! Is there anything I can do ...
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Is that bechamel that Gordon Ramsay is adding to the lasagna?

In this video, you can see Gordan Ramsay piping a white substance into his lasagna. Recently saw a post about substitute for ricotta or cottage in a lasagna. Several members agreed that bechamel is ...
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How to adjust time for oven stuck at 350F

My oven is stuck at 350F. I need to cook a lasagna that requires 400F for 1:55 (one hour 55 minutes). I also need to cook a turkey at 375F for 4:30 (separately). How do I adjust since my oven is stuck ...
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How to bake 3 large pans of lasagna in a regular size oven

I need to bake 3 large pans of lasagna in our conventional regular size oven. The pans are "13 x 9 x3" in size so I will need to use two oven racks.
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How long to bake lasagne at lower temperature?

My recipe states that I need to bake my fish lasagne for 40 min at 180 degrees Celsius. I will go out and want the food to be ready when I return but will not be back within 40 minutes. Is there a way ...
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How should I store leftover uncooked lasagna sheets?

I bought a package of these Delverde "no-precooking" lasagna sheets and used half a dozen to make a lasagna. Now I've got nine sheets leftover—and I don't make lasagna that often. How can I store ...
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Pasticcio vs Lasagna

What's the main difference between this two dishes, Pasticcio and Lasagna? I think pasticcio has ham and I think both have béchamel sauce. They both need to be baked (as far as I know) but honestly, ...
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What can I use as a replacement for ricotta or cottage cheese in a lasagna?

I really cannot take the texture of ricotta or cottage cheese in food, to the point where I will gag when it is in my mouth. However, most of the recipes I have seen for lasagna involve using one or ...
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how long should I reheat frozen lasagna?

I made lasagna in a deep dark roasting pan and froze it. Now I am going to have to reheat it. How long in the oven?
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Turning regular noodles into no-boil noodles

I've been told by other that you don't need to boil the noodles for lasagna before you assemble and bake it. They claim that you can just lay them out on the pan raw and assemble as usual and the heat ...
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I'm tweaking a Lasagna Bolognese

I'm using fresh pasta sheets (boiled al dente), a very slow simmered Bolognese, a whole milk ricotta mixture with a fair amount of spinach, basil, egg and Parmesan and a Bechamel sauce. The thing is, ...
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Using Soy Meat in Lasagna

I made some vegan lasagna today, despite initial doubts it turned out pretty good. However the soy meat I used was a bit tasteless. I am not expecting it to taste like meat, I am completely happy ...
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Should homemade lasagna be frozen cooked or uncooked?

My wife and I are prepping some meals ahead of time before Baby #2 arrives early next month. She just made 3 small lasagnas (8"x8" pans) this afternoon and we are debating whether to bake them first ...
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Basic process for making lasagna

I'm 16 and I'm making lasagna for my family tomorrow. I have got mince, onion, white sauce, red sauce, lasagna sheets, tinned chopped tomatoes, fresh tomatoes, and grated cheese. Not looking to add ...
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To freeze or not to freeze?

I made a lasagna today (Thursday) that will be served on Sunday evening. What will yield a fresher-tasting result: refrigerating or freezing? I know that lasagna keeps in the fridge for about 3-5 days,...
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What temperature would you heat frozen lasagna in the oven at?

We froze some leftover homemade lasagna and instead of reheating in the microwave we would like to use the oven. What is a good temperature and time for reheating?
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How to layer a Lasagne

I have a made a number of meat lasagne's that taste great (IMHO) but I have always had a problem getting them to preserve that "layered" effect. When it is cooked and even partially cooled the first ...
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How to deal with “no precooking required” lasagne sheets?

I've always been a bit suspicious of "no-precooking-required" lasagne sheets. What are the benefits and detriments of these sheets? What would happen if you ignore the instruction and cook them a ...
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What should I do with a just-baked lasanga?

I'm a complete cooking newbie. I just made a lasanga from a recipe - or something that looks like a lasanga. However, it will probably only be eaten 3-4 hours from now. What should I do with it in the ...
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Ingredients or techniques to a more solid lasagna

What are the crucial ingredients or cooking techniques to a more solid, or "brick" like lasagna? Most lasagna I've seen tends to get a bit sloppy in the pan as it's being dished out but I have seen ...
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Can Fresh unboiled egg pasta be used for lasagna?

I want to make a lasagna quickly, and I don't want to be bothered with boiling the noodles OR going to the store. Would strips of freshly made pasta cook properly layered with the other ingredients? ...
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What is the name of this eggplant dish that is similar to lasagna?

When I was at school I made an dish that was like a lasagna but replaced the pastry with Eggplant. It also had sliced bocconcini (I think) and was tomato based. Just wondering if anyone knows the ...
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Can you assemble lasagna one day, and then bake it about 24 hrs later?

I've always made it on the spot and cooked it then and there, but would like to make at home and take it to a large party the next day and cook it then - will it work?
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How do I use no-boil lasagna noodles in a normal recipe?

How do I convert a normal lasagna recipe to use no-boil noodles? Do I need to add extra liquid or just make sure that the dish is covered really well?