Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Impromptu Entertaining: Cheddar Chive Biscuits

Biscuits from scratch can be part of Impromptu Entertaining???  Why yes they can!! These biscuits are a great addition to any meal and don’t take long to make.  And the … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 14 Comments

Homemade Staples: Bleu Cheese Dressing

As I’ve mentioned before, nothing beats homemade salad dressing.  When I make a dressing I know how fresh it is, and exactly what ingredients are going into it (or not … Continue reading

May 20, 2013 · 26 Comments

Homemade Staples: Buttermilk Biscuits

There is (almost) nothing better than fresh, homemade biscuits from scratch!  And once you’ve got the basic recipe down pat, you can alter the biscuits for some sweet and savory … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · 36 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Pound Cake with Candied Lemon Zest

Today is my husband’s birthday.  We had a couple friends over to celebrate this past weekend and I, of course, had to make him a birthday cake.  But… birthday cakes … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · 34 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

Lunchtime Hospitality: Cheddar Bacon Drop Biscuits

Drop biscuits are great, quick way to have homemade biscuits in a short period of time.  Perfect for lunchtime entertaining!  They don’t require yeast and cook quickly in the oven.  … Continue reading

January 14, 2013 · 23 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

Homemade Staples: Buttermilk Pancakes

After yesterday’s post about Breakfast for Overnight Guests, I thought it would be appropriate to share one of my favorite breakfast foods to make!  Pancakes!  And not just any pancakes… … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · 16 Comments

Brunch Basics: Pumpkin French Toast Bake

After making pumpkin butter gifts for our ‘Thankful with Friends’ dinner guests, we had some leftover.  The uses are endless.  But the idea of using it as part of a … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · 12 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Buttermilk Baked Pork Chops

These pork chops are so simple, tender, and delicious that your guests will be wowed!  Plus, because of the simplicity of the dish, you can pair it with a wide … Continue reading

November 3, 2012 · 5 Comments