I made this dish recently for a small dinner party I hosted. I followed other suggestions about layering and using a bigger pan. My dinner party guests really liked it, and were going back for seconds and third helpings!
However, I blundered a bit so I'm sharing my experience so others won't make the same goofs!
I made it the day before, and cooked it for 15 minutes then put it in the fridge. I figured I could stick it in the oven with another dish I was making the day of the party, and finish cooking it. I didn't want to fully cook the dish the day before, then re-heat it because I thought it might dry it out. So day of the party I cooked it for another 30 minutes at 350 degrees, but it wasn't long enough! The layer of provolone never melted, which wasn't apparent until I was serving the dish and I was digging into my own portion.
I don't know if anyone even noticed, but I was a little embarrassed!
So, if I were to do it again, I'd probably either cook it completely the day before then reheat it, or just leave it in the oven for about 45 minutes the day of the shindig if I didn't cook it fully the day before. I'd also use a different spaghetti sauce. (For the record, I used sauce from Trader Joe's and I didn't care for it. One of my guests mentioned it seemed too acidic.)
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I made this dish recently for a small dinner party I hosted. I followed other suggestions...