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Etsy bloggers-blog carnival-my favorite thing to cook

Since I love to eat, and this was one of the topics to choose from this month,AND I know people like to try recipes, I thought I'd share one of my favorites with you.
One of my favorite foods to cook and eat: LASAGNA

No, no, this is not a photo of my actual lasagna, but close. (Come on now, I had to improvise!)
My recipe is simple, but you could complicate it if you wanted to make your own sauce,(which I do on occasion), and if you wanted to make it with meat, or vegetables. For simplicity's sake, I'll give you the basics.

1 box of lasagna noodles (do not cook)
1 32 oz. (or more if you like) of your favorite sauce
16 oz. ricotta cheese
1 lb. of mozzarella cheese (I buy the block form and slice it so you get large chunks melted into the dish)
grated Romano/Parmesan cheese

Start with a 13x9 pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Put a small amount of sauce on the bottom of the pan to prevent sticking. Layer a row of uncooked noodles across the pan. (Did you know that you don't have …