Pear Salad with Toasted Pecan Goat Cheese Rounds and Balsamic Honey Dressing

This is a special fall salad. The roasted pears have a hint of honey butter and melt in your mouth. The salad greens are delicate and should be dressed at the last minute so they won’t wilt. The creamy, warm … Continue reading

Tomato, Avocado, and Charred Corn Salad with Buttermilk Herb Dressing

It’s tomato season! Doc and I are enjoying every homegrown tomato we can find. This is a salad we both love. Buttermilk herb dressing is an update for tired and worn out Ranch dressing. It has a bright fresh taste … Continue reading

Navel Orange Salad with Ginger Dressing and Goat Cheese Crumbles

This fresh orange salad has a delicious ginger twist.  Bright orange slices are flavored with green chives, a sprinkle of goat cheese, and a mild ginger dressing. In the winter, there is nothing better than the taste and smell of fresh … Continue reading

Mediterranean Cucumber Salad with Vinaigrette and Grilled Mediterranean Chicken

This is a simple cucumber salad that I serve with grilled Mediterranean Chicken. It is a great meal for lunch or a healthy supper. The vinaigrette is used for two purposes: the salad dressing and the chicken marinade. (I add … Continue reading

Acorn Squash Spring Mix Salad with Pomegranate, Feta, and Maple Sherry Vinaigrette

The perfect fall and winter salad with acorn squash and pomegranate. The vinaigrette, made with maple syrup and sherry vinegar pairs perfectly with the salad.   Acorn Squash Spring Mix Salad with Pomegranate, Feta, and Maple Sherry Vinaigrette 1 acorn squash … Continue reading

Asian Cold Chicken Noodle Salad

Chicken Asian Cold Chicken Noodle Salad is a great choice for lunch on a hot summer day. The salad can be made in advance and refrigerated in lunch size portions. Just grab and go on your way to work.  Asian … Continue reading

Apple, Cranberry, Feta, and Toasted Pecan Salad with Apple Cider vinaigrette

This salad comes together in about 15 minutes. It is a family seasonal favorite using apple cider. I love the mixture of crunchy, sweet, and savory from the toasted pecans, lettuce, cranberries, and feta. Apple, Cranberry, Feta and Toasted Pecan … 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

Refrigerator Coleslaw

marydukecooks.com Refrigerator Coleslaw is crunchy, sweet, sour, and mayonnaise free. I love that it keeps for days in the refrigerator and goes perfectly with grilled fish, chicken, or BBQ! Enjoy! Refrigerator Coleslaw 16 ounces coleslaw mix with carrots (about 7 … Continue reading