Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

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

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

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

Lunchtime Hospitality: Orecchiette, Sausages and Broccoli in Broth

Autumn means the start to many things.  For instance there is leaf changing, cooler weather, and pumpkin-spiced, well pumpkin-spiced everything!  It is also the start of soup season!  Now if … Continue reading

October 3, 2012 · 7 Comments

Casual Dining: Shrimp, Tomato, and Basil with Penne Pasta

As I prepared for our evening with dinner guests this week, I poured through Cooking Light Magazine to come up with a fun recipe that involved both tomatoes and shrimp.  … Continue reading

July 27, 2012 · 6 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 4- Avocados

I have always had a nervous feeling about avocados.  Not quite the same feelings I had for mussels, or the artichoke (saving that monster for the last day of the … Continue reading

June 15, 2012 · 9 Comments

The Creative Kitchen Challenge: Day 2- Cremini Mushrooms

Cremini mushrooms were not the terrifying thought that mussels were before I completed day 1 of The Creative Kitchen Challenge.  I actually spent most of my life not liking mushrooms … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · 7 Comments