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

Supreme Pasta Salad

This time of year, with camping, picnics, and barbeques to attend it is a good idea to have a “go to” pasta salad recipe in your recipe box. I like this recipe because it makes a large quantity and is … Continue reading

Quick Pickled Brussels Sprouts

marydukecooks.com Quick Pickled Brussels Sprouts go equally well with a meat and cheese board, accompanying a sandwich, or with a Bloody Mary!  Plus, as an added bonus, they are a conversation piece because they are something people don’t usually find … Continue reading

Romaine, Bacon, Apple and Blue Cheese Salad with Warm Apple Butter Vinaigrette and Croutons

This salad has so many interesting flavors. Romaine lettuce is cold and crisp. Homemade croutons are tossed in cayenne oil before baking making them slightly spicy. The dressing is smoky, savory, and naturally sweet with the addition of bacon drippings … Continue reading

Watermelon, Arugula, Feta and Pistachio Salad

This salad is a juxtaposition of contrasting flavors you wouldn’t necessarily think of putting together. My daughter, Lindsey, recently made this salad for me and I loved it! Arugula has a peppery bite and lemon vinaigrette adds just a hint … 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