Ragú® has recently launched the “Mom’s the Word on Dinner” online community on Facebook. The community brings moms together to share stories and tips, as well as find new recipes. Each month, the community tackles different such as dealing with picky eaters, getting kids to eat their veggies and dinner table discussion topics. They also offer tips from parenting expert and author, Dr. Michele Borba, and Registered Dietician, Dr. Felicia Stoler.
There is lots of fun too with videos, photos, polls, quizzes and dinner ideas with quick and easy recipes. You can even tell your own story for a chance to be featured in a Ragú® ad in PEOPLE magazine (which includes an all-expenses trip to NYC for 2!). Check out the “When Dinner Gets Tough” video for a preview of the fun at “Mom’s the Word on Dinner”:
I recently was sent a jar of Ragú® Old World Style® Traditional pasta sauce to cook up a meal of my own. With two full servings of veggies in every half cup, it’s pretty easy to make a veggie-riffic meal that everyone will eat. Baked Ziti has always been a staple dish for us. It’s great to cook up a big dish for a family get-together or celebration and easy to bring for a potluck. This version is one I have been making for years, but you can find other versions at Ragu.com.
Easy No-Boil Baked Ziti Recipe
2 jars Ragú® Old World Style® Traditional pasta sauce
15 oz container of ricotta cheese
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
3 cups shredded mozzerella
16 oz box of ziti
Making this is as easy as can be. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix everything EXCEPT half the cheese in a large casserole dish. Add in one jar of water* and stir well. Cover the casserole and bake for approximately an hour and 15 minutes. Remove cover and top with remaining mozzarella. Return to oven and baked uncovered for 15 minutes or until cheese is nice and bubbly.
I like to serve it with a salad and Garlic Cheese Crescent Rolls.
*To make sure I don’t miss a single drop of sauce, I fill one of the empty jars 2/3 full with water, put on the lid and shake it really well. I then pour that water into the other jar. I then put on the lid and shake that one. I fill the 2nd jar the rest of the way to the top and then add it to the rest of the mixture.
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