Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Impromptu Entertaining: Broccoli Cheese Soup 2.0

A great way to kick off the year is with a reboot of a recipe that I posted last January.  I am constantly looking to better my recipes and give … Continue reading

January 20, 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

Elegant and Affordable: Scalloped Potatoes with Leeks

Julia Child’s Potage Parmentier (Potato and Leek Soup) is one of my favorite recipes of hers.  This gratin takes the essence of the potage and makes it a side dish.  … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · 14 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

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

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

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

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

Elegant and Affordable: Truffled Mac and Cheese

Since it’s Tax Day, we should be looking at comfort foods to brighten our day.  And what is more comforting than Mac and Cheese? This savory and mouth watering mac … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · 29 Comments

Lunchtime Hospitality: Chicken Alfredo with Zucchini

I love taking an old standard like chicken alfredo and giving it some new life.  The fusilli pasta is fun and holds the sauce well.  The chicken being coated in … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · 21 Comments