Peach Ice Cream Pie with Caramel Drizzle and Crunchy Toffee Bits

Peach Ice cream Pie is a refreshing dessert on a sweltering hot summer day! The pie mainly uses grocery store items like ice cream, caramel sauce and toffee bits. The crust uses ice cream cones and comes together quickly in … Continue reading

Red, White and Blue Sorbet Frozen Dessert with Whipped Cream and Fresh Fruit

I think the dog days of summer are upon us. There is nothing like an ice-cold treat when it is hot outside. This frozen layered dessert has 3 flavors of Sorbet. Any three will do. Just pick your favorites. This … Continue reading

Black Bean and Chicken Tostadas

Black Bean and Chicken Tostadas use dried beans cooked in an Instant Pot. The flavor is pretty amazing (you can substitute canned beans if you like). For ease, chicken is seasoned with a pre-seasoned mix of spices from Mrs Dash. … Continue reading

Marlilou’s Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

marydukecooks.com Recently I took a 2-day art class from local artist, Monique Carr, a renowned contemporary impressionist painter who teaches online courses as well as in-person classes.  During our lunch break her daughter, Marilou, let us sample her famous Coconut … Continue reading

Instant Pot Green Beans and New Potatoes

Instant Pot Green Beans and New Potatoes remind me of summer suppers at my Mother’s house. Green beans and new potatoes from Dad’s garden cooked with bacon or fat back. Mother cooked green beans and potatoes on the stove for … Continue reading

Seared Cod with Lemon Butter Sauce, Grape Tomatoes, Basil and Parsley

This is a restaurant style dish. Something you would eat at a fancy restaurant. Thick filets of white fish are seared and then finished with lemon butter sauce. Grape tomatoes add acidity to balance the richness of the lemon butter … Continue reading

Snapp Sisters Chocolate Fudge Pie

Snapp Sisters Chocolate Fudge Pie is known for its chocolate fudge flavor and smooth texture. It is the creation of Dixie Snapp Grindstaff and Flo Snapp Forbes. Flo’s daughter, Lisa, carries on the baking tradition of this family favorite recipe. … Continue reading

All-Natural Strawberry Cupcakes with Freeze-Dried Strawberry Buttercream icing

This Strawberry Cupcake recipe is for all my friends who eat all-natural foods with no artificial ingredients. The cupcakes get their strawberry flavor from cooked and reduced strawberry puree and fresh strawberries. Reducing the puree gives it intense strawberry flavor. … Continue reading

Chicken Enchiladas with Salsa Verde

For authentic flavor with a little twist, try these chicken enchiladas made with Verde salsa instead of red sauce. Since you can make them a day in advance they are a “Kickin” meal for any event. Your friends and family … Continue reading