Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Lunchtime Hospitality: Linguine and Spinach with Gorgonzola Sauce

Serving pasta for lunch is a great and easy way to share a nice meal with friends or family.  The walnuts and gorgonzola add the perfect flavors and texture to … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · 21 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

Lunchtime Hospitality: Roasted Red Pepper and Zucchini Soup

The subtle flavor of the zucchini is the perfect compliment to the roasted red peppers in this soup.  With only a little bit of garlic and oregano, I kept the … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · 41 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: Pecorino-Black Pepper Breadsticks

Breadsticks are a quick and easy way to add a nice touch to your meal.  Also, once you have a basic recipe down you can modify with different herbs, cheeses, … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · 19 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

Elegant and Affordable: Creamy Lemon Asparagus Soup

This asparagus soup is perfect for spring.  The addition of lemon and chardonnay really make it stand out and is a wonderful addition to any meal.  The use of herbes … Continue reading

May 13, 2013 · 28 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Fried Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are always a favorite in our home.  And this recipe modified from Jacques Pepin takes the idea of deviled eggs to an entirely different level.  Serve these as … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · 30 Comments

Week in Review: Hats, Enchiladas, and the Celebration of Birth

Today happens to be a celebration of birth… My birth! 🙂  Today I turn 35 years old.  I have found that I love getting older.  Some people long for their … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · 59 Comments

Ingredient Spotlight: Cilantro

Cilantro is Coriander.  Coriander is Cilantro.  That being said — the flavors are very different and cannot be substituted for each other.  Cilantro refers to the leaves of the plant … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 14 Comments