Italian Dinner Tablescape

Photo source: bing

Photo source: bing

Some info about our Gourmet Group:  We are 4 couples who enjoy cooking, entertaining, and most of all, each other’s company.
We take turns hosting in our homes.  The hosts decide on the menu (theme) from appetizers to dessert for the evening.  The hosts cook most of the meal, but give at least one course (along with all the recipes) to the other couples to prepare.  We love trying new recipes and ideas.  So most of the time, the recipes are ones we haven’t cooked before, but they don’t have to be.

Another couple in our Gourmet Group hosted an “Italian Dinner” night at their house.  Here’s a look at the beautiful Italian-themed tablescape she put together.

A look at the whole table…

I just love all the little details to her table centerpiece…

Empty wine bottle, a fallen-over wine glass, and dried pasta tossed on the table….

Fresh basil and rosemary – ready to be picked during dinner…

Toppled-over bottle of red wine and dried spaghetti…

Colored votives hang from the chandelier…

A side chest in the dining room decorated to coordinate with the Italian theme

A last look at the whole table…

Our Menu for the Evening


Onion Tart

 Antipasto Plate



Spinach Salad with Strawberries

Main Entrée:

Grandma’s Lasagna

Tomato Garnish

Garlic Bread


Luscious Lemon Delight

Some of Her Kitchen Spring Decorations

Cute bunny under the cloche…

3 lil’ girls (Lori Mitchell figures) are “ready for spring showers”…

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Passionate about: Entertaining Tablescapes Decorating, and a love of Books!! I find inspiration in the details of life...
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