Baked Bolognese Noodles with Beef

Baked Bolognese 5

It seems like everyone has a favorite baked pasta dish and we are no exception.  We love baked pasta in any form, however my hubs is a big fan of protein so we use plenty of beef, pork, chicken, or turkey.  For this dish I have used hamburger however you and substitute any ground protein.  We like to serve this dish with garlic bread and a tossed salad.  Yummm!

As some of you know, I’m a fan of keeping things simple.  For the Bolognese sauce I use Trader Joe’s Bolognese sauce and I keep several jars in my pantry at all times.  I can’t say enough about how good this sauce really tastes, and frankly I can’t tell the difference between this sauce and homemade other than the time homemade Bolognese sauce takes to make.  Seriously!

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Fudge Brownies

Cherry Brownies
Fudge Brownies with Cherries

I have been making these brownies since I was 7 years old.  I still have a scar on my ring finger where I burned it taking these brownies out of the oven when I was 8.  They aren’t the dark chocolate fudgey brownies I’ve found a million recipes for and love.  These brownies are more like a chewey milk chocolate that allows you to keep coming back for just one more little bite.  My pictures include cherries because I had a bag of cherries that needed to be used sitting in my refrigerator.   I pitted the cherries and chopped them up to include in the brownie batter.  If you decide to add cherries like I did the cook time ended up at 45 minutes. Continue reading “Fudge Brownies”