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 […]Read More
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 of […]Read More
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 […]Read More
Chicken Pot Pie Who doesn’t love this great comfort food? Imagine increased deliciousness made fresh in your own homemade pastry and veggies of your choosing. And the soup! Fresh roasted tomatoes with garlic, cream and basil. Yummm! Great for a cold winter evening. Come learn a bit of pie history while rolling out the dough for this […]Read More
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! We will start with a “tableside” Caesar – made the original way. Add some delicious roasted carrots. Then end it all with a Summer Fruit […]Read More
A Provencal Dinner Ratatouille is one of the 3 most famous dishes of Provencal cuisine, made famous even further by a little rat movie with the same name. With it’s wide array of flavors it goes with most anything or can be a delicious stand alone vegetarian dinner. It’s the perfect meal after a day at […]Read More
My biggest thanks to Thistlewood Manor and its staff. I would like to especially thank Ms. Tricia and Ms. Leslie for their patience, professionalism, and hospitality in hosting my husband, family, friends and myself for our big day. I am glad that I found them and what I consider the “tucked away secret”. I had […]Read More
We loved it, Im glad we chose to have our wedding reception in Thistlewood. Tricia (the owner) was very understanding and easy to work with. I highly recommend this place!