Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Pantry Preserving: Black Plum Jam

Plum jam is a tasty and versatile preserve that can be used for both sweet and savory dishes.  Using plums for jam is similar to making Blackberry Jam…  there is … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 44 Comments

Homemade Staples: Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

The knowledge of how to slow roast tomatoes can be a huge asset in making sauces, salsas, etc.  The flavor that this process brings is well worth the little extra … Continue reading

July 25, 2013 · 31 Comments

Pantry Preserving: Blackberry Jam

As making jams go, blackberry is one of the simplest.  So, if you’re looking for a great way to start preserving, this is the way to go!  Besides the fact … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · 24 Comments

Potluck Stamp of Approval: Cucumber Salad

There is just something so refreshing about a cucumber salad!  So light and the cucumbers make a wonderful backdrop for bringing both garlic and peppers to the mix!  This particular … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · 26 Comments

Potluck Stamp of Approval: Peach and Blackberry Crisp

I wanted to create a dessert that was both vegan and gluten-free for all the summer potlucks and gatherings that are coming up so everyone can enjoy.  The tender sweetness … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · 15 Comments

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

Cocktail Corner: Classic Mojitos

Happy Memorial Day! I had the great pleasure of guest blogging over at Gourmet Veggie Mama earlier this month.  In case you missed it, here is my recipe to make … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · 22 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

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

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