Making lasagna on a cold winter afternoon

@NJChicaa (46119)
United States
January 13, 2018 2:26pm CST
The house is quiet and I have nothing to do so I have decided that it is time to start cooking! I am going to make a lasagna. It is Chowhound's "Dish of the Month" and I haven't made one in quite awhile. Normally I make one loaded with meat and lots of ricotta, but the version that I am making today is a much lighter lasagna. It has a bechamel sauce, a tomato sauce, and a wonderfully creamy pesto sauce. It is from a cookbook called The Herbal Kitchen. I honestly keep the book around only for this lasagna recipe. Because I have to make the tomato, bechamel, and pesto sauces, it is time-consuming to prepare, but that's what I have in abundance today: time. My husband is going out to watch football in a little bit and I have zero desire to join him. I'm just going to stay home and cook instead.
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@JohnRoberts (62919)
• Los Angeles, California
13 Jan
Someone is going to have a tasty dinner!
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@NJChicaa (46119)
• United States
13 Jan
me me me me me!
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@Corbin5 (115811)
• United States
13 Jan
So glad you have the time to do this!!! It will be delicious and worth all the effort.
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@NJChicaa (46119)
• United States
13 Jan
I just finished assembling it. The whole thing took me just over 2 hours to do. Not too bad.
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@Corbin5 (115811)
• United States
13 Jan
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@Marty1 (36177)
• Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
13 Jan
Yummy! Glad you are able to make this today. I think much better to stay home and cook as this is extremely tasting looking!
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@NJChicaa (46119)
• United States
13 Jan
It is delicious!
@marlina (77841)
• Canada
13 Jan
From the description, it sounds extremely tasty.
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@NJChicaa (46119)
• United States
13 Jan
It is really a great one. My husband doesn't love it because it doesn't have any meat in it. I like it, though, precisely for that reason. It is light and the pesto-bechamel sauce gives it a wonderful basil flavor.
@amadeo (73022)
• United States
13 Jan
enjoy the cooking there.Sounds great.
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@NJChicaa (46119)
• United States
13 Jan
Yeah this is a good one.
• Jacksonville, Florida
13 Jan
I hope you enjoy it! =)
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@NJChicaa (46119)
• United States
13 Jan
I'm looking forward to it!
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@Chellezhere (1393)
• United States
13 Jan
I'll be right over. I love lasagna.
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@NJChicaa (46119)
• United States
13 Jan
Come on over!