Charred Corn and Tomato Salad with Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

marydukecooks.com  Charred Corn and Tomato Salad This salad highlights summer produce. It tastes farm stand fresh and is a refreshing change from baked potatoes or rice. Charred Corn and Tomato Salad 3 ears corn, husks and silks removed 1 cup … Continue reading

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak

marydukecooks.com   Grilled Marinated Flank Steak Flank Steak is a tougher cut of beef that benefits from marinating. The marinade compliments its robust, beefy flavor. As an added bonus, flank steak is a great work night dinner. The meat marinates … Continue reading

Chewy Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies

marydukecooks.com  Chewy Chocolate Chip Toffee Cookies Through the years I’ve learned wonderful baking tips from my friends. My friend, Beth Barnes, taught me to refrigerate chocolate chip cookie dough overnight. The cookie flavor changes and tastes better! I asked Beth … Continue reading

Thai Sirloin Strip Steaks with Grilled Pineapple

marydukecooks.com   Thai Sirloin Strip Steaks with Grilled Pineapple I rarely marinade a good steak but recently I’ve broken all my rules and fallen in love with these Thai Steaks. The flavor and tenderness is superb. They are equally good … Continue reading

Strawberry Flower Cake

My favorite time of year is when Scott’s strawberries are in season. This recipe utilizes this season’s bounty. This cake is eye catching with its strawberry flower on top and the strawberry whipped cream tastes like a strawberry milkshake. The … Continue reading

Chocolate Brownies with Nutella Fudge Icing

marydukecooks.com Chocolate Brownies with Nutella Fudge Icing and Buttercream Swirls Chocolate Brownies with Nutella Fudge Icing are very decadent. The icing is as thick as the brownies and tastes like Nutella fudge! Who doesn’t love chocolate brownies and fudge? Perfect … Continue reading

Buttered Asparagus and Peas

marydukecooks.com  Buttered Asparagus and Peas This quick side dish featuring asparagus and peas is bursting flavor. Enjoy! Buttered Asparagus and Peas 1 bunch asparagus, ends trimmed then remainder cut in thirds 1 (10 ounce package) frozen peas 2 tablespoons unsalted … Continue reading

Houston’s Salad with Honey Mustard and Hot Bacon Dressing

marydukecooks.com  Houston’s Salad with Honey Mustard and Hot Bacon dressing When Doc was in medical school we loved to eat at a restaurant called Houston’s in Memphis, Tennessee. Of all the foods they served, the house salad was our favorite! … Continue reading

Whitney’s Jambalaya

It is hard to keep growing teenagers full! Especially ones that play school and travel basketball! My cousin Whitney Malott makes Jambalaya for her son, Patrick, and husband, Kelly. When they get home from practice or a game she can … Continue reading