Cheesy Baked Ziti — Most Popular Pin of the Week

Ease your way into 2017 and keep warm all winter long with piping-hot comfort food, like this cheesy Baked Ziti.

Photo by: Matt Armendariz ©2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Matt Armendariz, 2014, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

We've arrived in one of the best seasons of the year — no, I don't mean the holiday season, which is wrapping up with today's New Year's Day parties. Instead, I'm talking about comfort-food season, which celebrates all things cheesy, creamy, hearty and oh so decadent. Ease your way into 2017 and keep warm all winter long with piping-hot comfort food, like the recipe featured in this week's Most Popular Pin of the Week. The Pioneer Woman's fuss-free Baked Ziti is layered with a gooey mozzarella mixture, a beefy meat sauce and, of course, plenty of pasta. This top-rated casserole yields a whopping 12 servings, so keep it in mind when you're planning for a crowd.

For more indulgent recipes, check out Food Network's Let's Cook Comfort Food board on Pinterest.

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