The key to a make-ahead sub is choosing toppings that won't wilt or dry out, and to choose a bread that won't quickly turn stale or soggy. This sandwich iteration of the classic beans 'n' greens pairing fits all the criteria, and takes less than 20 minutes to throw together.
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Ponzo's Original Sub is nothing fancy, ground-breaking, or even unusual; it's just a very satisfying traditional Italian-American sandwich done right.
What's in a meatball sub? Roll, meatballs, sauce. So very simple, yet so very satisfying. At first bite while you try to hold the messy construction together, chunky tomato sauce and bits of meat tumble out, leaving a big splatter on the plate, and often the shirt, below and around the point of impact.
Anchovies and parmesan add meaty depth to these pork and beef meatballs simmered in a rich tomato sauce.
Hoagies, heroes, subs, wedges, po'boys, grinders. The list goes on. Whatever you call your hometown hero, we're here to talk about America's best hot and cold versions. The long list of monikers should at least give you a hint of the importance and history of this most beloved and humble sandwich.
It would seem that a man who wore a Jason (of Friday the 13th) mask for a living and took more than a few discs of frozen rubber to the head during his career isn't the best person to take...