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Okay, here are two new food product developments...about which you can draw your own conclusions.

• In the UK, the Mirror reports that Tesco has launched a new “lasagne sandwich,” described as “two thick slices of bread with a filling of diced beef in a tangy tomato and herb sauce, layered with cooked pasta sheets and finished with a creamy cheddar, ricotta and mayonnaise dressing.” The sandwich is said to be targeted at students who like eating leftover lasagne for breakfast or as a quick meal between classes.

• There also are reports today that Carl’s Jr. is testing a new footlong cheeseburger at some California outlets; it is said to come in both plain and deluxe (with onions, lettuce and tomato) varieties. The new foot-long cheeseburger is said to be a response to Sonic’s recent introduction of foot-long quarter-pound Coney hot dog, which comes with chili and melted cheese.
KC's View:
While the foot-long cheeseburger doesn’t turn me on, I have to admit to being intrigued by the lasagne sandwich ... if only because I have, from time time, indulged in leftover lasagne during early morning hours while working on MNB.

However, I don’t get one ingredient - because I’ve never, ever used mayo when making lasagne.