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: 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

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

Brunch Basics: Individual Apple French Toast Bakes

After making Brandied Apple Butter late last year, I started thinking.  Wouldn’t that be delicious to use in a French Toast Bake, like the Pumpkin French Toast Bake that I … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · 24 Comments

Lunchtime Hospitality: Tossed Greens with Walnuts, Cranberries, and Gorgonzola

A simple but elegant salad can be a great side for a lunch with guests — or even as the main course!  This salad combines the savory elements of walnuts … Continue reading

December 3, 2012 · 18 Comments

Holiday Entertaining: Balsamic Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Walnuts and Cranberries

I really enjoy sweet potatoes.  And I love creating new and different ways to enjoy them!  This is a very tasty dish with some great flavor combinations.  To keep the … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · 9 Comments

Brunch Basics: Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Coffee cakes make such a nice breakfast when coupled with fruit, as you can see I did above, or even just on their own.  I have always found sour cream … Continue reading

September 26, 2012 · 18 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 3- Figs

After conquering mussels on Day 1 and cremini mushrooms on Day 2, both with such great success, I thought that figs would be a breeze for my next entry for  … Continue reading

June 14, 2012 · 6 Comments