Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Ingredient Spotlight: Asparagus

Asparagus to me is the surest sign of spring!  Those lovely little green tips poking out of the ground mean winter is over just as much as the daffodil or … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · 10 Comments

Ingredient Spotlight: Oranges

That amazing citrus smell that awakens your senses and makes you feel alive!  Yup, I’m talking about oranges!  These aromatic jewels of nature’s candy can range from sweet to sour … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · 11 Comments

Ingredient Spotlight: Garlic

I love garlic!  It might even be my valentine! Seriously, if you peruse through Green Door Hospitality you will find garlic in well over half of the recipes.  And what’s … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · 6 Comments

Ingredient Spotlight: Chocolate

Chocolate.  Decadent and delicious, and able to sooth emotions with a single taste.  This makes it the superhero of ingredients.  Chocolate is also extremely versatile.    It can be used … Continue reading

February 6, 2014 · 7 Comments

Ingredient Spotlight: Zucchini

Zucchini is one of my favorite vegetables.  So delicious and there are so many wonderful ways to prepare it.  Depending on the part of the world you are in, these … Continue reading

May 14, 2013 · 19 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

Ingredient Spotlight: Cremini Mushrooms

Cremini mushrooms are also know as ‘Baby Bella’ or ‘Baby Portobella’ mushrooms.  They are a more mature version of the typical white button mushroom (which is why they are darker, … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · 13 Comments

Ingredient Spotlight: White Truffle Oil

“Truffles are the elite of fungi and the white truffle is considered by all to be the best.” (The World Encyclopedia of Cooking Ingredients) Truffles are part of the fungi … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · 20 Comments

Ingredient Spotlight: Roma Tomatoes

Roma Tomatoes are part of the Plum Tomato family.  They have a firm, thick flesh and very few seeds compared to other tomato varieties.  This is the most common tomato … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · 19 Comments

Ingredient Spotlight: Carrots

You can’t have an Easter week without talking about carrots — what else will the Easter bunny eat?? 🙂 Carrots are a great and versatile root vegetable that finds a … Continue reading

March 26, 2013 · 11 Comments