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Elegant and Affordable

GDH_ElegantAffordable_2102One of the biggest struggles for most of us when it comes to entertaining is being able to do so on a budget.  But budget entertaining doesn’t have to mean frozen pizzas and box mac and cheese.  In, “Elegant and Affordable”, I will share a variety of recipes that can become staples in your entertaining arsenal.  The focus will be on dishes that have ingredients you likely have on hand and make an elegant presentation to “wow” your guests.

Click on the images below to be taken to recipes that can help with make your evening Elegant and Affordable:

Baked Apple Crisp

Balsamic Strawberry Pie

Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Sauce

Bourbon Seared Peaches with Fig Balsamic Vinegar

Butter Glazed Carrots

Buttermilk Baked Pork Chops

Candied Lemon Zest

Creamy  Lemon Asparagus Soup

Flat  Iron Steak with Tarragon Sauce

Fried Deviled Eggs

Kahlua Ice Cream

Lemon Baked Cod

Lemon Chicken Piccata

Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Linguini with Bacon Alfredo

Olive Bread

Poork Tenderloin with Rosemary and Garlic

Pound Cake with Candied Lemon Peel

Red Potatoes with Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette

 Roasted Asparagus with Goat Cheese Bacon Sauce

Roast Chicken Provencale

Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Tarragon

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Shallots

Scalloped Potatoes with Leeks

Shrimp Beurre e Blanc with Brussels Sprouts

Steamed Mussels in Wine and Garlic

Truffled Mac and Cheese

Truffled Potato Skins

Wild Mushroom Risotto

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9 comments on “Elegant and Affordable

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  7. moderndayruth
    November 25, 2012

    I love your recipes! When i had started hosting big dinner parties and similar events in my twenties – i would regularly go broke on the occasion lol, then i learned it’s the intent that matters more – the love and good will with which the food is prepared and guests entertained, that tastes better even than Beluga caviar served with cold heart 😉

    • Green Door Hospitality
      November 26, 2012

      Thank you so much! Yes, I think our twenties are the time in life for those lessons! I did the same types of things. 🙂 Ah, so nice to have gained some wisdom and learned the true importance of entertaining — sharing time with those you care about!

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