Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Elegant and Affordable: Truffled Mac and Cheese

Since it’s Tax Day, we should be looking at comfort foods to brighten our day.  And what is more comforting than Mac and Cheese? This savory and mouth watering mac … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · 29 Comments

Lunchtime Hospitality: Chicken Alfredo with Zucchini

I love taking an old standard like chicken alfredo and giving it some new life.  The fusilli pasta is fun and holds the sauce well.  The chicken being coated in … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · 21 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Pan-Fried Tilapia with Honey Orange Sauce

Fish is a great dish for Impromptu Entertaining because you can defrost it much quicker than taking other meats out of the freezer.  I always keep some fish fillets on … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · 25 Comments

Potluck Stamp of Approval: Grilled Vegetable Kabobs

Inspired by my Rainbows and Unicorns Themed Party that I shared last week, I thought today we’d talk about ‘oh so colorful’ Grilled Vegetable Kabobs.  These are perfect for a … Continue reading

March 19, 2013 · 16 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Roast Chicken Provençale

Roasted Chicken always makes me think of dinner at my grandparents.  Such a savory and delicious meal that brings about feeling of warmth and comfort.  This version is extra flavorful … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · 18 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Pork Tenderloin with Rosemary and Garlic

Pork Tenderloin is a great option when entertaining a small group of guests.  (Assuming that they all eat pork).  The tenderloin offers quite a bit of variety when it comes … Continue reading

March 5, 2013 · 25 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Lemon Garlic Shrimp

You might be saying “How does shrimp fall into the ‘affordable’ part of this category?  The biggest thing that I’ve learned to do with seafood is watch for specials!  Find … Continue reading

February 19, 2013 · 29 Comments

Homemade Staples: Waffles

Never feel you have to say “L’EGGO MY EGGO” again! Making fresh homemade waffles is a simple yet delicious endeavor.  You do need a waffle iron but as appliances go, … Continue reading

February 8, 2013 · 22 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Lemon Baked Cod

This a wonderful dish that not only tastes delicious but provides a beautiful presentation when served to your guests.  Depending on what part of the world you live in Cod … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · 32 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish-Mustard Sauce

The combination of flavors between the coriander rub and the horseradish-mustard sauce is outstanding.  This dish is sure to please your guests.  The sauce also works great with leftovers as … Continue reading

January 8, 2013 · 14 Comments