Brown ground beef and garlic with salt and pepper to taste in 3 quart sauce pan till done, drain any remaining fat. in same pot add 6 12oz cans tomato sauce 3 6oz cans tomato paste, 2T oregano 1T Basil 3 Bay Leaves 1/4 cup red wine (optional)re-add meat simmer for 2 hrs on low heat stirring occasional,.
Start noodles according to package directions, drain and lay flat on clean towel.
Grease 13x9 lightly with olive oil, Cover bottom of pan with a layer of noodles, place approximately 1/4 of sauce over bottom layer noodles follow with layer of cottage cheese, mozzarella and Parmesan.
Repeat until all four layers are completed with final layer of Parmesan cheese.
Bake in preheated 325°F oven for 35 to 45 minutes until cheese is bubbly and slightly brown.