Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Pantry Preserving: Spiced Orange Fig Jam

As some of you may remember, we have a fig tree that we planted as part of our Wedding Ceremony.  So I’m always on the look out for great ways … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · 23 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Black Plum Jam

Plum jam is a tasty and versatile preserve that can be used for both sweet and savory dishes.  Using plums for jam is similar to making Blackberry Jam…  there is … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 44 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Shrimp Beurre Blanc with Brussels Sprouts

This is a very simple yet elegant pasta dish — perfect for entertaining a few friends or as an intimate dinner for two.   The recipe combines recipe preparations from … Continue reading

September 6, 2013 · 13 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Dilly Beans

  A few weeks ago, I had the great opportunity to do a guest post for Susan over at The Foodette.  In case you didn’t get a chance to view … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · 11 Comments

Brunch Basics: Garden Egg Bake

One of the best thing about summer is the fresh vegetables that come out of the garden (or at the farmers market).  This egg bake is the perfect combination of … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 18 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

Simple Appetizer Alert: Jalapeno Cheese Dip

I love all of the tasty recipes that Lindy shares on A Taste of Wintergreen.  And when I saw this jalapeno cheese dip…I just couldn’t resist!  I mean really — … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · 12 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Dijon Mustard

Mustards have got to be one of my all time favorite condiments!  Sandwiches, dips, grilled meats… there is so much one can do with a good mustard!  And as much … Continue reading

August 15, 2013 · 8 Comments

Homemade Staples: Slow-Roasted Tomato Marinara

Once you have mastered the easy art of Slow-Roasting Tomatoes, one of the greatest things you can do with your new skill is make marinara!  This is a good, simple … Continue reading

August 13, 2013 · 8 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Sautéed Chicken with Sage Browned Butter

  After making Browned Butter Sauce to go with ravioli, I knew it was just the beginning of a beautiful sauce friendship!  Sage Browned Butter is the most common variety … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · 12 Comments