It uses tomato soup, too

Andrew Cuomo's mother, Matilda Cuomo, on the Sandra Lee recipe for lasagna, which uses cottage cheese: "That's not the way you make a lasagna." Lee's lasagna is apparently one of Andrew Cuomo's faves. He's not picking sides. [NY1 via State of Politics] [Page Six Mag] [Daily Politics] Earlier on AOA: New York's next First Lady-friend?


I've had plenty of cottage cheese lasagna- nothing wrong with it, the texture is different but otherwise I can't tell the difference. Not so sure about the tomato soup though...

Cottage cheese can be O.K. in lasagna, though I prefer a good ricotta. But tomato soup? Well, I haven't had it as a lasagna "sauce," but I have had it on a so-called pizza and it was vile.

There is so much wrong with this I'm not sure where to start - I recognize the originating article is meant to be a fluff piece, but still, I'd love to hear our presumptive next Governor weigh in on real issues. More importantly... mom + real lasagna is the winner hands down. Always. Silly guy.

Confession of a former teenage stoner: once I made pasta with tomato soup. There was no appropriate tomato product available at the time. It was so vile that even a raging case of the munchies could not make it palatable. It was so vile, I still remember it almost 20 years later.

Cuomo, raised in an Italian family, can say that 'lasagna-style food product' is his favorite dish with a straight face? Now that's a politician!

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