Apple Cider Pie with Cinnamon Sugar Crust

Many restaurants in Charleston, SC have community tables used for patrons who don’t have reservations. One night a couple of weeks ago, Lindsey and I dined at Fig and were seated at the community table. Lindsey told me in San … 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

Shrimp Soft Tacos with Corn, Rotel, and Avocado Salsa

This recipe is easy to make and uses one of my favorite hot sauces, Cholula. Shrimp Soft Tacos with Corn, Rotel, and Avocado Salsa 1 pound frozen, raw, peeled medium shrimp 1 tablespoon Cholula hot sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil … Continue reading

Dorothy’s Blueberry Pie

marydukecooks.com This delicious blueberry pie recipe is complements of one of my life long friends Dorothy Wilkes Bedor. Friends since elementary school, we have been through everything together. Dorothy is a rare treasure. She will stick with you no matter … Continue reading

Red, White and Blue Sorbet Frozen Dessert with Whipped Cream and Fresh Fruit

I think the dog days of summer are upon us. There is nothing like an ice-cold treat when it is hot outside. This frozen layered dessert has 3 flavors of Sorbet. Any three will do. Just pick your favorites. This … Continue reading

Chicken Enchiladas with Salsa Verde

For authentic flavor with a little twist, try these chicken enchiladas made with Verde salsa instead of red sauce. Since you can make them a day in advance they are a “Kickin” meal for any event. Your friends and family … Continue reading