Ask someone who is native to Maine to name the top three things they miss about home. One of those things is almost certainly going to be the food. Maine doesn't necessarily have a ton of food that is unique to the state, but the things we do have, we cherish.

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One of those things is an Italian sandwich. Order anywhere else in the country, and you'll get a hodgepodge of Italian meats. They're probably making it right, but that isn't really important here. In Maine, an Italian sandwich means something totally different. Fresh baked bread, deli ham, American cheese, some veggies, sour pickles, and dress that up with oil.

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People are always feeling nostalgic around the holidays, and for those far from home, an Italian would certainly bring a taste of home front and center. Amato's, home of the original Italian, has been shipping their sandwich ingredients and deliciousness to your door for years.

Shared on Facebook by Amato's, they're shipping their famous Italians anywhere in the contiguous United States. In their Facebook post, a very satisfied customer from Washington state shared her Amato's by mail experience. Not only did she order her Italians unassembled but with all the tasty parts, but she also got another Maine classic sent to her for dessert: whoopie pies.

If Amato's can ship them to Washington and deliver happiness, we imagine your aunt and uncle in Florida or your cousin in Arizona could really use a classic Maine Italian sandwich to life their spirits. They've had many happy customers who savor every bite of one of their favorite Maine meals.

You can visit the shop section of the Amato's website or call their direct catering line to place an order. If you want Amato's to ship it, there will be a surcharge. But can you really put a price on a tasty piece of Maine?


 

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