having my grandparents over for dinner tomorrow

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    first course:

    Hunter's Minestrone Recipe : Tyler Florence : Food Network

    along with some baked parmigiana reggiano "chips" for dipping

    second course:

    these meatballs and marianara sauce:
    Italian-American Meatballs Recipe : Food Network Kitchens : Food Network

    with (perfectly al dente of course!) cooked noodles

    third course:

    my gf is making one of her bests - fresh bread pudding with home made caramel sauce

    its going to be awesome :)
     
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    sounds nice!

    Hope the abuelos love it.
     
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    me too! hoping ti all comes together well. trying to think of drinks that would go well with it. no one in my family drinks alcohol that much so gotta be creative
     
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    I know it may sound lame, but maybe a non-alcoholic sparkling wine?
     
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    that might work. have to google to see how their taste goes with this type of food
     
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    we had this tonight. everything was so amazing. the minestrone was soooooooooooooooooooooooo goooooooood. I could have just bowls and bowls of it. for the meatballs we used fresh basil from our planter (we live in apt now no real garden) and it was delicious
     

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