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09
June
2018
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Fun Summer Dinner

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Fun Summer Dinner A Calzone is basically a folded over pizza that apparently originated in Naples, although the dough is a little different.  We are going to stuff ours with fresh veggies and cheeses, with the option of some Italian sausage, and a classic Marinara sauce for dipping.  A great family meal – even fun to have […]

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09
June
2018
Steak-Au-Poivre

Simple Gourmet Pork Tenderloin

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A Simple Gourmet Pork Dinner Pork Tenderloin au Poivre, not only sounds fancy and delish, it is!  That French word simply means with pepper, lots of it.  But it’s tamed by another one of those great white cream sauces that seem intimidating but are really quite easy.  To be further balanced with a generous helping […]

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09
June
2018
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a bit of New Orleans

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A Bit of New Orleans When I discovered this refreshing Grilled Shrimp Gumbo Salad, I fell in love.  I love everything in it from the okra (gumbo) to the heirloom tomatoes and shrimp, and I think you will too. Its Cajun spices make it a great opening for the ever popular Muffuletta, distinguished by the […]

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09
June
2018
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Chicken Pot Pie – CertiPIEd*

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Chicken Pot Pie Who doesn’t love this great comfort food?  Imagine how much more delicious it is in your own homemade pie crust and fresh veggies of your choosing.  And you can make 2 and freeze one for later. Come learn a bit of it’s history while rolling out the dough for this hearty Chicken […]

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09
June
2018
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Alfredo & Fettuccine

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Chicken Alfredo with Fettuccine Is Chicken Alfredo over Fettuccine one of your favorite restaurant meals?  Learn to make this simple sauce yourself along with some fresh scratch-made pasta! Yum! Yum! Of course, we will start with a “tableside” Caesar – made the original way.  Add some delicious roasted carrots.  Then end it all with a […]

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07
June
2018
Ratatouille-Featured

A Provencal Dinner

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A Provencal Dinner Ratatouille is one of the three most famous dishes of Provencal cuisine, made famous even further by the little rat and movie with the same name.  With it’s wide array of flavors it goes with most anything or can be a delicious stand alone dinner.  In this class we will learn to make […]

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25
April
2018
MK Collections Photography

Vintage Meets Modern Styled Shoot

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  COLLABORATORS Photography | MK Collections Photography Hair and Makeup | DYE 4 U hair salon Planning and Design | RAC Events and Design Florals | I Do-Flowers NB Bridal Gown | IDoTheDressIDo Bridesmaids Dresses | Celebrations Bridal and Prom  Venue, Catering, Decor | Thistlewood Manor & Gardens Cake | Simply Delicious Custom Cakes Groom […]

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20
April
2018
I rarely give 5 stars but I had to since Thistlewood was so great. I did not move a finger and Leslie followed through with each and every detail. There were so many things I forgot but Leslie and Trish kept me on track the entire time. A few recommendations:  add some desserts from Trish […]
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14
April
2018
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Bridal/Baby Shower

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Showers of Blessing… Whether you are celebrating a new BRIDE of a MOTHER-TO-BE, Thistlewood Manor is a lovely place to share the fun with your friends for a Bridal Shower or Baby Shower. Our Hourly Rate* is perfect for these typically small events, and your group can do everything yourself.* Or you can have us […]

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13
April
2018
REHEARSAL DINNER?

Wedding Rehearsal Dinner

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Looking for a place for your Rehearsal Dinner?  Have it at Thistlewood! “The venueis terrific and the service absolutly wonderful. The food was spectacular. They go out of their way to accomodate everything you need or want. Definently Recomend!” -D.P. April 2017   Your Rehearsal At Thistlewood… Venue Rental- $250 Per Hour (minimum 3 hours/ […]

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13
March
2018
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Stephanie and Hiep

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  Photographer: Bonnie and Lauren Photography Catering: Royal Fig Florals: In-House Designer Leslie DJ: Infinity Sound Lab Cake: Dreamy Bakery

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18
February
2018
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Marcie and Nick

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  David McCloughlin- DCM Photography Planner- Choria Womack Bride’s Cake- The Kitchen Elf Bagels- Rock Star Bagals DJ- Exodus Sounds Florist- HEB Riverside- Lexi

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12
January
2018
Matt Montalvo Photography

Anna and Daniel

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    Photographer: Matt Montalvo Cake: Classic Cakes by Lori Violinist: James Mahler DJ: The Premier Entertainment Group Hair: The Parlour Salon Florist: Foxglove & Grace

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05
January
2018
When I was first looking at Venues, I kept coming back to Thistlewood Manor. They did almost everything in-house and it was lovely. The Manor itself is gorgeous: the detail that they have put into the manor and gardens is phenomenal. Seeing it online did not do the grounds justice. It felt like I was […]
the_knot_logo I wouldn’t change anything about my wedding and that was in large part because of Thistlewood
05
January
2018
We had our wedding ceremony and reception at Thistlewood in October 2017. Leslie and Tricia were wonderful, and they helped us so much every step of the way, from the initial meeting all the way through the wedding itself. Tricia exudes warmth and is also a wonderful chef to boot, having prepared the delicious dinner […]
the_knot_logo Our wedding was a magical experience!
05
January
2018
There are not even words to express how perfect our wedding was at Thistlewood Manor. Our wedding was on September 18th, 2015, and it was everything we could have ever hoped for.
the_knot_logo Incredible experience!
05
January
2018
We are so glad that we chose Thistlewood Manor as our wedding ceremony & reception venue. When doing my initial research, I thought the packages offered by Thistlewood would for sure be out of budget for us, but I found them to be very fairly priced. Leslie & Tricia were both so helpful and our […]
the_knot_logo Don’t hesitate to check them out!!
04
October
2017
Tricia and Leslie were so gracious and helpful. They not only set up a gorgeous bridal brunch for the maids and ladies of the family but also broke that down and turned the venue into a DREAM for the wedding. The team atThistlewood really goes above and beyond for their clients. Corey and I (and […]
the_knot_logo Our wedding at Thistlewood Manor was perfect.
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    Looking for an Extraordinary setting for your wedding Celebration? If timeless Elegance is in your dreams, look no further than Thistlewood Manor. This gorgeous ballroom with its grand staircase, amazing chandeliers, and marble-like floors make it a magical place for your wedding reception.

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    1520 Roland Lane
    Kyle, TX 78640
    Phone: (512) 268-1900
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