Slow Cooker Turkey Breast

                          Slow Cooker Turkey and Gravy          marydukecooks.com I like to eat turkey all year long. The problem is I don’t have time to bake, … Continue reading

Chicken Noodle Soup with Butternut Squash and Green Beans

Just in time for fall, this Chicken Noodle Soup recipe has hearty extra wide egg noodles, butternut squash and green beans. There is nothing more comforting than a hot bowl of soup on a chilly night! Chicken Noodle Soup with … Continue reading

Butternut Squash Cheesy Pasta

                     Butternut Squash Cheesy Pasta      marydukecooks.com Butternut Squash Cheesy Pasta is a seasonal crave-worthy pasta dish. The cheese sauce is velvety smooth made with butternut squash and Fontina cheese. … Continue reading

Rigatoni with Italian Sausage, Onions and Red Peppers

Rigatoni with Italian Sausage, Onions and Red Peppers       marydukecooks.com This simple one-skillet dinner is ready in less than an hour. Doc and I enjoy this dish in Little Italy whenever we visit Boston. Rigatoni with Italian Sausage, … Continue reading

Farro with Peas and Carrots

Farro with Peas and Carrots      marydukecooks.com Farro with Peas and Carrots is a flavorful side dish with minimal effort. Farro, like rice, absorbs the flavors of ingredients it is cooked with. It tastes better when cooked with ingredients … Continue reading

Mediterranean Chicken Thighs

The secret to getting crispy skin when pan-frying chicken is air-drying the skin. Here is how! In the morning before you go to work or the night before, salt and pepper the chicken thighs. Place them on a wire rack … Continue reading

Watermelon, Tomato, and Quick Pickled Watermelon Rind Salad

When my daughter, Lindsey, was home she made a summer salad with fresh fruit and vegetables. The combination of sweet watermelon, acidic tomatoes, spicy basil and pickled watermelon rind was delightful! Enjoy! Watermelon, Tomato, and Quick Pickled Watermelon Rind Salad … Continue reading

Funfetti Cookie Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Icing Swirls

If you are a fan of Funfetti cake then you will love this Funfetti Cookie Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Icing Swirls! It is the perfect dessert for children’s birthday or school parties. It is kid friendly because slices of the … Continue reading

Caprese Salad with Basil Oil

marydukecooks.com                     Caprese Salad with Basil Oil Caprese salad is one of the simplest salads to make. Garden or heirloom tomatoes, mozzarella, olive oil, balsamic vinegar and fresh basil are the … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Filling with Ranchero Sauce

marydukecooks.com Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Filling with Ranchero Sauce Chicken enchiladas have a distinct, delicious flavor. This recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Filling with Ranchero Sauce tastes exactly like restaurant style chicken enchilada filling. The flavor base is ranchero … Continue reading