Green Door Hospitality

Adventures in Everyday Entertaining

Pantry Preserving: Classic Dill Pickles

We are a household that loves pickles!  So the idea of making our own to have on hand whenever the whim to indulge strikes.  This is a basic and simple … Continue reading

July 18, 2013 · 23 Comments

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

Potluck Stamp of Approval: Southwestern Corn Dip

When I saw this Fresh Corn Dip from the Chef Mimi blog, I knew that it would be perfect for a potluck — or just to have as a tasty … Continue reading

July 16, 2013 · 21 Comments

Homemade Staples: Browned Butter Sauce

The nutty flavor of a browned butter sauce is the perfect compliment to pastas, chicken, fish, etc.  For the dish shown above, I wanted to add a personal touch to … Continue reading

July 11, 2013 · 23 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

Pantry Preserving: Peach Barbecue Sauce

I love the combination of sweet and spicy.  With peaches in season right now, I felt it was the perfect time to use some to can some barbecue sauce to … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · 26 Comments

Impromptu Entertaining: Grilled Brussels Sprouts

As things heat up this summer, I try to find more and more ways to take the cooking outside to keep the house from getting too warm.  Grilling Brussels Sprouts … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · 35 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: French Baguette

We are finding that one of our favorite meals, especially on a Friday night after a long week, is to have a fresh baguette with a variety of cheeses, olives, … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · 43 Comments