One Pan Balsamic Chicken with Asparagus and Tomatoes

A thirty-minute meal for busy families, One Pan Balsamic Chicken with Asparagus and Tomatoes contains chicken and vegetables in an umami rich sauce. Balsamic vinegar and fish sauce (which doesn’t taste like fish) add additional umami flavor. With the addition … Continue reading

Cuban Farro Bowl with Chicken and Citrus Dressing

Cuban Farro Bowl is the perfect way to use today’s leftovers for tomorrow’s lunch. Cook farro the night before and place it in a microwaveable container then layer protein, vegetables, and/or beans on top. Cover and refrigerate overnight. The next … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Rice Krispy Treat Hearts

  marydukecooks.com Perfect for Valentine’s Day or any day love is in the air… Valentine’s Day Rice Krispy Treat Hearts 4 tablespoons butter 10 ounces miniature marshmallows 6 cups Rice Krispies Pink gel food coloring heart shaped cookie cutters, assorted … Continue reading

Beet Salad with Beet Greens, Roasted Beets, Goat Cheese, Orange Segments and Orange Shallot Vinaigrette

marydukecooks.com If you have ever wondered what to do with the beet greens that come attached to beets; make a salad out of them! The greens are similar to the texture of baby kale. My daughter, Lindsey, made this salad … Continue reading

Roasted Acorn Squash, Rainbow Carrots and Sweet Potatoes

This super simple recipe is a great way to enjoy winter squash and root vegetables. Roasting caramelizes sugar in the squash, carrots and sweet potatoes, making them delectable. This recipe calls for parchment paper. If you haven’t used parchment paper … Continue reading

Vegetarian Mexican Tortilla Soup

                           Vegetarian Mexican Tortilla Soup     marydukecooks.com Sometimes, in the dead of winter, I just feel the need to eat healthier! This vegetarian soup is loaded with … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Barbecue Brisket

  Slow Cooker Barbecue Brisket has just the right combination of flavor, tenderness, and convenience. A slow cooker recipe perfect for those days you are working or running errands. From my home to yours! Slow Cooker Barbeque Brisket Brisket Rub … Continue reading

Kathi’s Chocolate Mint Brownies

Chocolate Mint Brownies are delicious! This cherished Christmas recipe, from my dear friend and amazing baker Kathi Baty, has the perfect balance of flavors. Mint filling is sandwiched between decadent brownies and rich chocolate glaze! Enjoy! Kathi’s Chocolate Mint Brownies … Continue reading