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Sweetpotatofry | Feb 13, 201903:40 PM     29

I'm trying to make classic/standard lasagna for the first time. I looked up some recipes and I have 2 questions.

1. Some recipes call for 1/2 cup water, and some call for 1/2 cup beef broth or chicken broth or beef stock. Would it be better to use broth or stock in the lasagna meat sauce instead of water?

2. Some lasagna recipes call for fennel seeds, but others don't. Is this usually an ingredient in classic lasagna? Whether it's the authentic Italian version or the Americanized version. Is it worth buying a whole container of fennel seeds for lasagna?

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