• béchamel pasta bake
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    Bechamel Pasta Bake

    Bechamel pasta bake was a dish that I always loved but my mom would rarely make it growing up. I had the pleasure of enjoying it over family friends who were Egyptian and this is one of their specialty dishes known as macrona bechamal. I was hooked from then on! Even now into my adult years, I would find myself craving this bechamel pasta bake but intimidated to make it because of all the layers and flavors involved. Let me tell you that making a bechamel sauce is one of the easiest things to do! To some, that is the most intimidating part but I promise you that it isn’t…

  • the best classic lasagna
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    The Best Classic Lasagna

    Lasagna is one of those comfort foods that always hits the spot. What’s better than pasta, ricotta, seasoned ground beef, marinara sauce, and tons of cheese? Just a few steps with several simple ingredients and you have yourself a wholesome delicious meal that will keep you going back from more. To make it even easier, I used a store-bought marinara sauce and lasagna noodles that require no boiling which saves on more time and easier cleanup. Feel free to use gluten-free lasagna noodles in this recipe if need be as well! It works just as delicious. This was actually tested on brown rice GF noodles. Try my white lasagna if…