Homemade Lunchmeat Hoagies (Sweet Tater Fries)

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Homemade Lunchmeat Hoagies (Sweet Tater Fries)



Sorry---Nothing cooked here, but the Fries:
I never posted anything like this, but I never made these as often as I have during this Pandemic.
I always got my Cold Lunchmeat Hoagies at a couple local Hoagie Joints in my area.
However We haven’t been to any restaurants, either seated inside or TOGO, since January of 2020 ( 20 months ago ).

So I started with 2 small Hoagies:
One was a small oblong Steak roll with MW, and alternating layers of Thin cut Roast Beef and American Cheese, finished it off with some nice Garden Ripened Maters.
The other one was the same oval roll, but I used Hoagie Oil (Oil & Vinegar salad dressing), with alternating layers of Ham & American
Cheese, with lots of “Cento Hoagie Spread”, and Mater Slices.

Then the next Night I made 2 more Sammies with Hoagie Oil on a couple of Burger Buns, with alternating layers of Ham & Cheese & some Mater slices on top.
Some Sweet Tater Fries fit nicely on the plate too.

Thanks for the Visit,

Bear


Roast Beef & Cheese on Left, and Ham & Cheese on Right with "Cento Hot Hoagie Spread":
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Fresh Tomato Slices on Both:
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Sweet Tater Fries in my Ninja:
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Next Night 2 Small Ham & Cheese on Burger Buns, with Mater slices:
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Closed up with Sweet Tater Fries added to plate:
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Some good looking Sammiches...JJ
 
Some good looking Sammiches...JJ

Thank You Jimmy!!
Certainly nothing spectacular, but I gotta have some Hoagies now & then.
I don't know what it is, but no matter what I do, I can't make Lunchmeat Hoagies as good as the ones I can buy.
Cheesesteaks, Burgers, Prime Rib, and just about anything else, I prefer mine, but not cold Hoagies!!

Bear


Looks tasty for sure John!

Thank You Steve!!
And Thanks for the Like.

Bear
 
I don't know what it is, but no matter what I do, I can't make Lunchmeat Hoagies as good as the ones I can buy.

I had the same issue. The video below covers a lot of options, but applying the basics works. Bread choice, lightly salting tomatoes, drying wet ingredients, dressing the veggies rather than pouring dressing all over. Even wrapping makes a difference. Try some of these ideas...JJ

 
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I had the same issue. The video below covers a lot of options, but applying the basics works. Bread choice, lightly salting tomatoes, drying wet ingredients, dressing the veggies rather than pouring dressing all over. Even wrapping makes a difference. Try some of these ideas...JJ




Interesting---Thanks Jimmy, I was hoping you'd chime in.
I gotta try some of those tips; I gotta skip the salting, because there's already too much sodium in the Ham LM.
However I never thought of applying Mayo to my Ham or Italian Hoagie. I always just used MW on Roast Beef, and Vin & Oil on Ham or Italian. I gotta try adding both on my Italian Hoagie. I'll try shredding my lettuce & Dressing the veggies, instead of oiling the whole Sammy. And I'll Definitely try wrapping.
Thanks Again!

Bear
 
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I'm late to the party, John. Those look pretty good from here. Sometimes I gotta have a Hoagie too. I run into the same problem, never as good as a store made one. I watched the vider JJ sent, and it has a lot of good ideas. Great work though, still looks delicious.
 
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Homemade Lunchmeat Hoagies (Sweet Tater Fries)



Sorry---Nothing cooked here, but the Fries:
I never posted anything like this, but I never made these as often as I have during this Pandemic.
I always got my Cold Lunchmeat Hoagies at a couple local Hoagie Joints in my area.
However We haven’t been to any restaurants, either seated inside or TOGO, since January of 2020 ( 20 months ago ).

So I started with 2 small Hoagies:
One was a small oblong Steak roll with MW, and alternating layers of Thin cut Roast Beef and American Cheese, finished it off with some nice Garden Ripened Maters.
The other one was the same oval roll, but I used Hoagie Oil (Oil & Vinegar salad dressing), with alternating layers of Ham & American
Cheese, with lots of “Cento Hoagie Spread”, and Mater Slices.

Then the next Night I made 2 more Sammies with Hoagie Oil on a couple of Burger Buns, with alternating layers of Ham & Cheese & some Mater slices on top.
Some Sweet Tater Fries fit nicely on the plate too.

Thanks for the Visit,

Bear


Roast Beef & Cheese on Left, and Ham & Cheese on Right with "Cento Hot Hoagie Spread":
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Fresh Tomato Slices on Both:
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Sweet Tater Fries in my Ninja:
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Next Night 2 Small Ham & Cheese on Burger Buns, with Mater slices:
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Closed up with Sweet Tater Fries added to plate:
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as much as I bitch about the meat shops or so-called butchers down here in South Florida, we do have a nice selection of Italian deli type meat stores. One in particularly if you're down this way is Doris Italian market. I build hoagies or subs or whatever you want to call them and you can walk in and get a quarter pound each prosciutto, spicy capacola,Sliced pepperoni and hard or soft salami. and don't forget about the multitude of fresh Italian cheeses sliced to Choice .
the bun or bread selection is excellent because those Italians know how to make bread. especially recently I have told subway and they're purple haired dude to disappear from my life and before we head out on the boat loaded up with boars head and make some subs.
 
I'm late to the party, John. Those look pretty good from here. Sometimes I gotta have a Hoagie too. I run into the same problem, never as good as a store made one. I watched the vider JJ sent, and it has a lot of good ideas. Great work though, still looks delicious.


Thank You Mike!!
Yup---I like that video too!! Gotta try some of that stuff next time!!
And Thanks for the Like.

Bear
 
This is apparently one that I missed while doing forced slave labor in the yard. Those sandwiches look fantastic John. I've been a bit of a sandwich junkie since I was a kid and still love a good one. Any of these would tickle my sandwich fancy in a big way. Well done my friend.

Robert
 
Well heck John, I reckon I missed this one my self, tho surely not due to any yardwork, that just doesn't much happen here anymore. Ham and cheese sanny, beautiful maters, love everything about it, I'm a mayo and mustard kind of guy, Like! RAY
 
as much as I bitch about the meat shops or so-called butchers down here in South Florida, we do have a nice selection of Italian deli type meat stores. One in particularly if you're down this way is Doris Italian market. I build hoagies or subs or whatever you want to call them and you can walk in and get a quarter pound each prosciutto, spicy capacola,Sliced pepperoni and hard or soft salami. and don't forget about the multitude of fresh Italian cheeses sliced to Choice .
the bun or bread selection is excellent because those Italians know how to make bread. especially recently I have told subway and they're purple haired dude to disappear from my life and before we head out on the boat loaded up with boars head and make some subs.

Thanks for stopping by FX !!
Good to see you!

Bear
 
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