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

Pork Tenderloin with Fig Balsamic Glaze

Pork Tenderloin with Fig Balsamic Sauce 1 (16-19 ounce) pork tenderloin 2 teaspoons olive oil ½ teaspoon garlic salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Remove pork tenderloin from plastic bag and dry with paper towels. Rub oil over tenderloin … Continue reading

Pasta Alfredo with Sautéed Chicken, Peppers, Mushrooms and Grape Tomatoes

My family loves anything with Alfredo sauce. They call it Italian comfort food. With simple fresh ingredients, this recipe is a winner!  My dear friend Sue Higgenbotham was the inspiration for this recipe. Pasta Alfredo with Sautéed Chicken, Peppers, Mushrooms, … Continue reading

Spatchcocked Herb Roasted Chicken with Simple Pan Gravy

Roasting a whole chicken that is moist and not dried out can be difficult. The goal is to have the breast 150ºF and the thigh 175ºF. The problem with cooking a whole chicken is by the time the thigh reaches … Continue reading

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

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

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

Grilled Pork Chops with Barbecue Sauce

Spice rubs add a welcome dimension to bland pork chops. The rub for these chops gets its smoky flavor from smoked paprika. Chipotle chili powder adds a little heat and there is just a hint of sweetness from the brown … 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