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

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Eggs

These chocolate covered eggs are a peanut butter lovers delight! Perfect for holidays, birthday parties, wedding or baby showers this candy can be made in a variety of shapes and decorated with icing, various shapes of sprinkles or remade candy … Continue reading

Spring Asparagus and Peas Risotto

Spring Asparagus and Peas Risotto 1 (32 ounce box) low sodium chicken broth 1 cup water 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 1/2 cup (1/4-inch dice) Sweet onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 ¼ cups Arborio rice (Arborio … Continue reading

Vietnamese Hot Pot Soup

marydukecooks.com   Vietnamese Hot Pot Vietnamese Hot Pot Soup is gluten free and vegetarian. I enjoyed it recently in Charleston, SC then came home and recreated it. Packed with flavor healthy vegetables, and noodles this soup is sure to please! … Continue reading

Oven Fried Baby Red Potatoes

Crispy on the outside and soft in the center these potatoes are a snap to make. The oven and cast iron skillet do all the work! Oven Fried Baby Red Potatoes 1 (24 ounce) bag baby red potatoes, cut in … 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

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

Peanut Butter Chocolate Pretzel Candy

This candy is reminiscent of our beloved cracker candy. Because it can be made in advance and stored in the freezer, it is the perfect holiday candy. Enjoy! Peanut Butter Chocolate Pretzel Candy 7 ounces (1/2 bag) mini pretzel twists … Continue reading