Watermelon Slices with Tajin

This recipe is so simple that I hesitate to call it a recipe! Instead of sprinkling watermelon with salt, Doc and I use a Hispanic all-purpose seasoning called Tajin. Tajin isn’t salty or spicy. It changes the flavor of the … Continue reading

Fresh Strawberry Pie

This is one of my family’s favorite pies. This may sound unusual but I usually make it with a graham cracker crust instead of a regular pie crust. The graham cracker crust won’t get soggy and the pie will stay … Continue reading

Salsa

Doc and I love Mexican food. Chips and salsa are our favorite. You won’t believe how easy salsa is to make! Salsa 28 ounce can whole tomatoes with juice 7 ounces pickled jalapeño nacho slices, drained and juice reserved 1 … Continue reading

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