Stone House
Holiday Dinner Menu

Appetizers

Onion Tarts  $6.95
Smoked Trout Puffs $6.95
Wild Mushroom Tart  $8.95
Duck and Dried Cherry Strudel $8.95
Mushrooms stuffed with Westphalian Ham $7.95

Sampler small-$19.95   large-$29.95

Soups Salads
Guiness Oxtail

Cream of Wild Rice with Mushroom
Romaine with Blue Cheese and Bacon

Greens with Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette

Main Courses
Dinner includes choice of soup or salad and fresh fruit muffins.

Main courses are named for characters from one of three much loved Victorian Christmas stories. Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" was written twelve years before Quivey's Grove was built. "The Nutcracker" was written by Hoffmann in 1816, adapted by Dumas in 1845 and set to music by Tchiakovsky in 1892. O'Henry's "The Gift of the Magi" was written in 1905.

Marley Rib
Prime rib (10 oz) served with garlic bread pudding, twice baked potato and horseradish sauce, honors Jacob Marley, Mr. Scrooge's deceased partner.  
31.95

 

 

Scrooge Squash
Acorn squash baked with apple black walnut stuffing and served with a sampling of all the trimmings, honors Ebeneezer Scrooge, everyone's' favorite curmudgeon. 
17.95

 

Tim's Turkey
Turkey breast stuffed with smoked duck sausage, served with squash puree, apple-black walnut stuffing, and cranberry chutney, honors Tiny Tim whose final toast is shared by Quivey's Grove, "God bless us everyone."  21.95

   

   

Cratchit Filet
Pan roasted salmon filet, with a dill, caper, and mustard butter sauce, with a julienne of vegetables and parmesan potato, honors Bob Cratchit, employee of Ebeneezer Scrooge and father of Tiny Tim.  24.95

 

Clara's Crown Pork
Served with apple black walnut stuffing, mashed potatoes, and apple butter cream sauce, honors the little girl whose Christmas dream has enchanted children for 175 years.  23.95

 

 

   

Duck Drosselmeyer
Semi-boneless roast half duck with a port wine cherry sauce, served with wild rice, and sautéed apples, honors the mysterious Herr Drosselmeyer.  28.95

 

Jim's Popover
Chicken and mushrooms in a wine and cream sauce fill a popover on rice with pumpkin buttered carrots, honors the loving husband who sells his watch to buy his wife a barrette in O'Henry's famous short story.  
19.95

 

   

Della's Lamb
Rack of lamb with a black truffle lamb jus, roasted mushrooms, and rosemary potato tart, honors the loving wife who cut off her hair to sell so she could buy her husband a watch fob in "The Gift of the Magi." 
28.95

Desserts  6.75

Desserts are named for characters from Anthony Trollope's Christmas short stories,
"The Widow's Mite" and "The Two Heroines of Plumplington," enormously popular in England and America in the 1880's.
Nora's Steam Pudding
chocolate steam pudding with Ellie's Mom's sauce honors the generous heroine of "The Widow's Mite".

  
Mrs. Grangers Apple Crisp
tart apples baked with an oatmeal crumb crust, served warm with vanilla ice cream.

Fred's Turtle Pie
caramel, pecans, and chocolate cream honors Nora's puzzled suitor.
 
Emily's Steam Pudding
gingerbread steamed pudding with brandy cream sauce, honors Plumplington's other heroine.

 

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