Mimi’s Meatballs with Marinara

I would love to tell you that this is an old family recipe but it isn’t! This recipe makes 28 meatballs plus sauce, enough food for a friends and family dinner. Ricotta cheese and grated onion make the meatballs soft … Continue reading

Sausage Cheese Muffins

marydukecooks.com Sausage Cheese Muffins With three children you can always count on someone being late when getting ready for school. I’m at the bottom of the stairs yelling, “Let’s Go! Let’s Go!” as my children are running down the steps. … Continue reading

Hogs in a Blanket

Hogs in a Blanket   marydukecooks.com Hogs in a blanket are the grown up version of pigs in a blanket. Instead of hot dogs wrapped in crescent rolls, smoked sausage is wrapped in puff pastry. If you’ve never used puff … Continue reading

Cornbread and Sausage Dressing

My family broke tradition last Thanksgiving and changed their cornbread dressing recipe. We took the dish to a friend’s house for dinner and let me tell you- it was a big hit! So my advice to you is, don’t be … 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

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