Prep your veg!
Giant Italian-Style Hoagie Recipe | Bon Appetit
Cut 1 head of iceberg lettuce in half through the core. Peel off flimsy outer layers.
Reserve one half for another use perhaps this Iceberg Salad with Italian Dressing? Cut remaining big in half again through the core so you have two quartersthen thinly slice crosswise to create shreds.
Thinly slice each wedge lengthwise so that you make wispy arcs.
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Drain and finely chop 1 cup jarred mixed giardiniera. Aim for the veg to be the size of peas—you don't want pig porn clips pieces that will get in the way of your sandwich experience.
Transfer to a small bowl. Slightly overlap 2 sheets of parchment paper to create 1 larger sheet. Cut 16x4" loaf sesame bread in half lengthwise with a hoagie knife and place on parchment. You will build the sandwich on parchment for easy wrapping and cutting.