When all else fails, make spaghetti. But not just any spaghetti. Million Dollar Spaghetti. Your family will think you slaved in the kitchen all day. It will be our little secret! I would use ricotta instead of cottage cheese ;
Spaghetti Casserole Recipe -used 16 oz box pasta and Italian sausage. Started jar spaghetti sauce, but after baking it was dry, so I topped it w/jar of pizza sauce before topping with cheese and finished baking process.
1 pound box of Penne Pasta (cooked according to directions on box ) cup salted butter cloves of garlic, minced 4 tablespoons flour 1 cups chicken broth 1 cups whole milk 4 teaspoons parsley flakes cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese salt and pepper to taste
1 ripe avocado, pitted and peeled 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried parsley 1 teaspoon minced garlic 3 tablespoons lemon juice cup extra-virgin olive oil cup water (may use less or more) Salt and pepper, to taste