Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

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

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

Elegant and Affordable: Kahlua Ice Cream

I don’t have an ice cream maker.  I have thought them to be dangerous inventions.  If I have an ice cream maker in the house, then I will have the … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · 36 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Meyer Lemon Bars

One of the wonderful and delicious things about having Meyer Lemon Curd on hand, is that you can quickly whip up crazy good lemon bars in a flash!  This is … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · 19 Comments

Lunchtime Hospitality: Meyer Lemon Granita

I love ice cream.  It is creamy.  It is awesome.  It is something that should never be kept in our house!  (See the first three sentences for the reason why).  … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · 24 Comments

Homemade Staples: Meyer Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd is one of THE most versatile staples to keep on hand for preparing desserts.  Lemon bars, tarts, pies, etc.  Spread it on pound cake.  Dip strawberries in it.  … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · 34 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Balsamic Strawberry Pie

It is the start of strawberry season which is always a very exciting time!  Fresh berries — there are so many options!  And to celebrate, why not make a strawberry … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 44 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

Elegant and Affordable: Candied Lemon Zest

Candied Zest is an elegant addition to any dessert tray — either on its own, or as a garnish.  This also makes a lovely hostess gift! I will warn you … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · 17 Comments

Holiday Cookies: Sugar Cookies

One of my favorite parts of Christmas when I was growing up was when my mom would make a batch of sugar cookies and my sister and I would decorate … Continue reading

December 21, 2012 · 5 Comments