Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Brunch Basics: Strawberry Lime Delight

Brunch is a great time to have refreshing fruit juices.  They balance out the eggs, meats, and starches so well.  Plus, they just taste delicious!  This Strawberry Lime Delight is … Continue reading

May 9, 2013 · 33 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

Lunchtime Hospitality: Meyer Lemon Granita

I love ice cream.  It is creamy.  It is awesome.  It is something that should never be kept in our house!  (See the first three sentences for the reason why).  … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · 24 Comments

Cocktail Corner: Bourbon Mint Julep

The Kentucky Derby is this weekend and since I am not good at making hats, I thought instead I’d share a recipe for Bourbon Mint Juleps instead.  According to Wikipedia, … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · 26 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

Impromptu Entertaining: Savory Mashed Potato Bake

Mashed potatoes are always a crowd-pleaser.  But sometimes it is fun to give the dish a little “boost”.  The savory and salty notes added to this dish are sure to … Continue reading

April 30, 2013 · 17 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

Lunchtime Hospitality: Watermelon Cucumber Slushie

As soon as spring comes, I am constantly looking for refreshing and tasty beverages to drink during the day.  This slushie is not only thirst-quenching but it contains wonderful mixture … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · 17 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

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