Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Elegant and Affordable: Wild Mushroom Risotto

After making Butternut Squash Risotto last week, I decided I was officially on the “Risotto Wagon”.  So I thought I would create a dish using a variety of mushrooms and … Continue reading

December 17, 2012 · 12 Comments

Homemade Staples: Roasted Cauliflower (with Truffle Oil)

I love cauliflower and one of the simplest (but tastiest) ways of preparing it is roasting.  It makes a great addition to any meal.  To dress up the dish and … Continue reading

December 13, 2012 · 12 Comments

Potluck Stamp of Approval: Butternut Squash Risotto

Almost a month ago I discovered a wonderful Butternut Squash Risotto recipe done my friends over at The Humble Foodie.  I needed something vegan and gluten-free for a potluck and … Continue reading

December 10, 2012 · 13 Comments

Homemade Staples: Broiled Roma Tomatoes

This is a really great and easy dish to make as a side to a meal.  There is a lot of variety in the ingredients that you use.  For the … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · 8 Comments

Lunchtime Hospitality: Tossed Greens with Walnuts, Cranberries, and Gorgonzola

A simple but elegant salad can be a great side for a lunch with guests — or even as the main course!  This salad combines the savory elements of walnuts … Continue reading

December 3, 2012 · 18 Comments

2LC: Holiday Entertaining – Cremini and Shitake Mushroom Stuffing

Stuffing is considered a staple of the Thanksgiving meal.  For this year’s ‘Thankful with Friends’, I needed to make sure the stuffing was not only vegetarian, but vegan as well.  … Continue reading

November 21, 2012 · 10 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Walnuts and Cranberries

I really enjoy sweet potatoes.  And I love creating new and different ways to enjoy them!  This is a very tasty dish with some great flavor combinations.  To keep the … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 9 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes — Super Sized

Mashed Potatoes are always a staple at Thanksgiving.  But the trick is taking your normal recipe that you use to serve a handful of people — and turning it into … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 6 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash

To me acorn squash goes with maple the same way that peanut butter goes with jelly.  It’s just always going to be a winning combination. This is a fun and … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 9 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts are always a great addition to any meal — but especially for Thanksgiving!  This recipe is really simple and easy, but will be a huge hit with your … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · 24 Comments