Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Simple Appetizer Alert: Three Cheese Walnut Spread

You had me cheese and walnut!  This is a deliciously savory appetizer that is perfect to serve for guests — or to bring for a potluck!  There are only a … Continue reading

February 4, 2014 · 18 Comments

Lunchtime Hospitality: Beef Stout Stew

The weather outside is FRIGHTFUL, inside stew is so delightful!  Seriously, the weather has been awful for most of the United States.  Seems like the perfect time for some warm … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · 18 Comments

Simple Appetizer Alert: Goat Cheese Crostini

I love recipes with versatility.  There’s nothing better than having a basic recipe that can be modified to create several variations.  This is one of those such recipes.  For this … Continue reading

May 23, 2013 · 38 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

Potluck Stamp of Approval: Tiny Roquefort Popovers

These little popovers are the perfect savory treat to bring to your next potluck — or to just have on hand to go with a lunch or dinner.  The bleu … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 21 Comments

Elegant and Affordable: Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Tarragon

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Cauliflower is one of my favorite vegetables.  There is so much you can do to “jazz” it up.  This soup has a wonderful flavor combination … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · 41 Comments

Elegant And Affordable: Linguini with Bacon Alfredo

One of the biggest struggles for most of us when it comes to entertaining is being able to do so on a budget.  But budget entertaining doesn’t have to mean … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · 11 Comments

Presentation Possibilities: Flat Iron Steak with Tarragon-Garlic Sauce

Presentation of food is very important.  Whether you’re serving 20 people or 2, the way the food looks has a huge impact on how we perceive it to taste.  All … Continue reading

October 16, 2012 · 12 Comments

Potluck Stamp of Approval: Cold-Fashioned Potato Salad

As I’ve mentioned before, we are huge fans of Alton Brown’s ‘Good Eats’ show.  So when I needed to make potato salad for a family function, I turned to the … Continue reading

August 16, 2012 · 7 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 1- Mussels

Mussels have always been one of those foods that I really enjoyed ordering in restaurants but have been TERRIFIED of making at home.  I mean, they’re shells.  What if I … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · 18 Comments