Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Homemade Staples: Chocolate Sauce

A good chocolate sauce can really raise the bar for your desserts.  If you’ve never made your own chocolate sauce before, you’ll see how incredibly easy it is and vow … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · 34 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

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

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

Culinary Series Announcement

Entertaining is about connecting with people.  Hospitality is about taking those connections and making people feel special.  Great, homemade food is one way of showing hospitality towards others. Our culinary … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · 23 Comments

Homemade Staples: Croutons

Croutons are one of the easiest, cost-effective, and delicious things to make from scratch.  It is cheaper to make croutons to buy them PLUS then they are fresher and more … Continue reading

March 22, 2013 · 19 Comments

Homemade Staples: Hash Browns from Scratch

Hash Browns are one of my favorite breakfast sides.  They also can be a great as a dinner side as well!  And fresh hash browns from scratch are not only … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 29 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

Homemade Staples: Red Potatoes with Rosemary

Red potatoes make a great change in starch for your dinner from the more common Mashed Potatoes and Baked Potato (which are both still very delicious!).  With just a little … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 31 Comments