Meatloaf Parmigiana (Homemade)

Meatloaf Parmigiana Sandwich

Today’s sandwich is the hot “Meatloaf Parmigiana.” It combines sliced meatloaf, provolone and fresh mozzarella cheeses, tomato sauce, and spicy banana peppers on a crusty French loaf. Notes: I’ll be upfront with you on this one. This isn’t a complicated recipe. It’s just a really, really good idea, and I wanted to share it with… 

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Classics: Grandmother Muskie’s Polish Meatloaf

Grandmother Muskie's Polish Meatloaf

Let’s get something sorted out right off the bat: Grandmother Muskie, she of “Polish Meatloaf” fame, isn’t my grandmother. She’s Jane G. Muskie (Mrs. Edmund S.)’s grandmother, presumably, who submitted her family meatloaf recipe to the Portland, Maine Junior league for inclusion in their cookbook, “RSVP: An Invitation to Maine Cooking,” way back in 1982…. 

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A1 Diner

A1 Diner

It’s hard to miss the A1 Diner. Perhaps it’s because the restaurant is one of the few bright spots of activity in downtown Gardiner, on a main street that must have been adorable once, but that now has an empty storefront with a “for rent” sign mirroring every other still-struggling independent retail space. Or maybe… 

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