Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Pantry Preserving: Cardamom Pear Butter

After canning and preserving for a little over a year, I felt I was finally ready to start developing my own preserve recipes.  Up until now I have altered and … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 15 Comments

Lunchtime Hospitality: Tomato Balsamic Soup

Is there anything better than a cup of tomato soup and a grilled cheese sandwich for lunch on a cool fall day? Well, I hate to admit it but I … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · 30 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Onion Marmalade

  Onion Marmalade is a great way to use up a lot of sweet onions while they are in season!  Despite the name, onion marmalade is not anything like the … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · 10 Comments

Hostess Gifts: Salted Caramel Brownies

What better way to show appreciation to your host or hostess than with chocolate.  Especially if that chocolate covered in caramel and sea salt!  They make a great gift to … Continue reading

August 6, 2013 · 30 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Beer and Bacon BBQ Sauce

This week marks the first ever Texas Barbecue Week!  So, I thought in honor of this very delicious week, I would share a sauce that I created based on inspiration … Continue reading

July 15, 2013 · 25 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Peach Barbecue Sauce

I love the combination of sweet and spicy.  With peaches in season right now, I felt it was the perfect time to use some to can some barbecue sauce to … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · 26 Comments

Potluck Stamp of Approval: Peach and Blackberry Crisp

I wanted to create a dessert that was both vegan and gluten-free for all the summer potlucks and gatherings that are coming up so everyone can enjoy.  The tender sweetness … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · 15 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Caramelized Carrots

The key to Impromptu Entertaining is making the most of what you have on hand.  These caramelized carrots are not only delicious, but they are made with ingredients that most … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · 22 Comments

Brunch Basics: Individual Apple French Toast Bakes

After making Brandied Apple Butter late last year, I started thinking.  Wouldn’t that be delicious to use in a French Toast Bake, like the Pumpkin French Toast Bake that I … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · 24 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 3- Figs

After conquering mussels on Day 1 and cremini mushrooms on Day 2, both with such great success, I thought that figs would be a breeze for my next entry for  … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · 6 Comments