Day 28 – Pasta With Grape Sauce

A fresh pasta, it’s simplicity at its best.  I love the combination of goat cheese with grapes and pasta just completes the meal.  You have a lot of flavors in this meal, it’s both sweet and savory. Process Cook six ounces of spiral pasta according to the package instruction until it is al dente.  Then…

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Day 27 – Espresso Over Ice Cream

Monday night my husband had dinner plans with some clients, so I planned for desert.  Espresso over ice cream deemed to be appropriate for this late evening course.  The recipe is in InterCourses and it’s absolutely delicious. Process So simple to make, that’s what I love about the InterCourses recipes.  The recipe gives the option…

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Day 26 – Rosemary Manchego Scones

Sunday night we broke our chocolate streak with Rosemary Mancheco Scones from InterCourses.  Scones are usually something served with tea, but we opted to relax with some wine on Sunday afternoon. Process I would never have attempted to make scones if it wasn’t for this challenge to get out of the box and not only…

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Day 25 – Mint Chocolate Smoothies

Saturday we continued with our chocolate binge with Mint Chocolate Smoothies.  We took our little guy out to a pumpkin patch and autumn under the California sun just isn’t the same as your typical fall visit to the pumpkin patch.  It must have been in the eighties out there.  Some cool minty smoothies hit the…

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Day 24 – Indoor S’mores – For Adults

Friday was time for some fun.  InterCourses includes S’mores as one of the recipes. Late in the evening we settled down to gram crackers, chocolate, and hot toasted marshmallows.  We set it all up on the coffee table with a few tealights and enjoyed ourselves while we watched a movie.  It was fun, we felt…

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Day 23 – Cabernet-Sauvignon Ice

Last night we treated ourselves to an elegant wine desert or shall I say adult slushy.  Cabernet-Sauvignon Ice is probably one of InterCourses’ more elegant and romantic recipes.  Such a simple recipe to a beautiful little treat! Process The aroma of Cabernet Sauvignon is pungent with hints of black currant & grass that punches you in…

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Day 22 – Toasted Nutella and Banana Sandwiches

It was a lazy Tuesday.   So I pulled out InterCourses and made some Toasted Nutella and Banana Sandwiches.  We love Nutella, my husband literally takes a spoon and eats it straight out of the bottle.  So, it was a given that we were going to love these sandwiches.  There is something about the hazelnut…

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Day 21 – Tomato Basil Soup

I suppose you have noticed that I’m opting for soups lately.  It’s finally starting to cool down and there is something about Autumn that beckons us to cook soup.  This Tomato Basil Soup from InterCourses is light, yet has just the right amount of hearty warmth for transition to crisp fall weather. Process It’s quite simple to…

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