Peach Crumb Bars

In the summer I’m always looking for ways to highlight my favorite fruit South Carolina peaches. Peach Crumb Bars are a delightful dessert for a picnic or barbeque. Enjoy! Peach Crumb Bars Crumble (Use ½ for bottom crust, ½ for … Continue reading

Cobb Salad with Warm Bacon Dressing

Sometimes in the heat of summer Doc and I don’t cook. We eat salad for dinner. The best thing about this Cobb salad is you only cook one item, bacon. The rest of the ingredients are purchased at the grocery … Continue reading

Grilled Rosemary Chicken

marydukecooks.com  Grilled Rosemary Chicken Grilled Rosemary Chicken has exceptional flavor. The combination of lemon juice, red wine vinegar, and rosemary in the marinade plus the char grilled flavor make this chicken sing! Grilled Rosemary Chicken 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon … Continue reading

Fourth of July Sugar Cookie Bars

Fourth of July Sugar Cookie Bars    marydukecooks.com Get ready for your Fourth of July picnic with these fun sugar cookie bars. They are perfectly decorated for Independence Day! Enjoy! Fourth of July Sugar Cookie Bars Sugar Cookie Bars Parchment … Continue reading

Grilled Zucchini Planks with Garlic-Butter and Parmesan Cheese

Grilled Zucchini Planks with Garlic-Butter and Parmesan Cheese   marydukecooks.com I love it when I can cook an entire meal on the grill! This is a great, grilled side dish. It looks so sophisticated on a plate. Char-grilled zucchini planks … Continue reading

French Green Beans with Garlic Butter and Grape Tomatoes

These green beans are flavorful instead of bland. Even people who don’t like green beans love this recipe. Doc says they taste Zippy! French Green Beans with Garlic Butter and Grape Tomatoes 1 ½ pounds French green beans; washed, drained … Continue reading

Barbecue Chicken

There is nothing better than barbecue chicken, potato salad, baked beans, and cold watermelon on a hot summer day. Add a little sweet tea and some homemade cobbler with ice cream and things would be just about perfect. We associate … Continue reading

Strawberry Sponge Cakes with Whipped Cream

Strawberry Sponge Cakes with Whipped Cream   marydukecooks.com Strawberries 2 quarts sliced fresh strawberries Granulated sugar, (To sweeten strawberries) Sponge Cakes 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon iodized salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened … Continue reading