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Delicious Loaded Lasagna

Today, I am going to share a recipe that I learned from a friend and then made it my own (much like I do with most of my recipes). One of the main difference in this lasagna and a traditional lasagna is the use of Alfredo sauce and cream cheese. Basically, it’s loaded with a ton of flavor and a few cheeses along with ground beef and spinach! I’ve made it plenty of times and have gotten several compliments from friends. They are always asking me for the recipe so I thought it was about time I wrote it out and put it up for everyone to see! Ingredients: -9 lasagna sheets -1 lb ground beef -45 oz. jar of spaghetti sauce (I use Prego Italian sauce flavored with meat) -15 oz. jar Alfredo sauce (I use Classico Creamy Alfredo Sauce) -1/2 onion -2 garlic cloves -6 oz. cream cheese -15 oz. ricotta cheese…

Restaurant Review – Antico Posto an Italian Restaurant

This past Tuesday, we celebrated a friends engagement by taking her out to dinner. We let her decide on the place. She chose an Italian restaurant called Antico Posto. And before I get started, let me just say that as much as I love Italian food, I prefer making it at home because when you go to restaurants they give you oversized bowls of pastas which don’t ever finish or things are too cheesy for my taste (and I do love cheese). So, I was a bit hesitant when she told us her choice. However, let me just tell you right off the bat, this place was AH-MAZING! I don’t think I’ve ever enjoyed Italian food as much before! Everything was perfectly seasoned and cooked just right. There was five of us, we ordered 4 things that we all shared (I’m so lucky that all my friends like to share…