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

Wilted Lettuce and Bacon Salad

My Dad used to grow leaf lettuce and green onions in his garden each spring. He had 3 garden plots in our side yard. I always thought it was odd that he didn’t plow the whole area. I now know … Continue reading

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Mauk’s Sweet Bourbon Glaze

In downtown historic Jonesborough, TN there is a wonderful gift and furniture store called Mauk’s. They carry a variety of sauces, dressings, dips, jellies and marinades. I wanted to buy a sauce or glaze for pork tenderloin. I wasn’t sure … Continue reading

Bananas Foster Bread

Bananas Foster Bread Bananas Foster Bread marydukecooks.com I’m always looking for creative ways to use ripe bananas. This recipe takes banana bread to another level utilizing the same cooking method used when making bananas foster. Cooking bananas with butter and … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Icing Swirls

Perfect for children’s birthday parties, Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Icing Swirls tastes like cookie cake purchased at the mall. It costs a lot less too! Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Icing Swirls ¾ cup unsalted … Continue reading

One Pan Balsamic Chicken with Asparagus and Tomatoes

A thirty-minute meal for busy families, One Pan Balsamic Chicken with Asparagus and Tomatoes contains chicken and vegetables in an umami rich sauce. Balsamic vinegar and fish sauce (which doesn’t taste like fish) add additional umami flavor. With the addition … Continue reading

Cuban Farro Bowl with Chicken and Citrus Dressing

Cuban Farro Bowl is the perfect way to use today’s leftovers for tomorrow’s lunch. Cook farro the night before and place it in a microwaveable container then layer protein, vegetables, and/or beans on top. Cover and refrigerate overnight. The next … Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Rice Krispy Treat Hearts

  marydukecooks.com Perfect for Valentine’s Day or any day love is in the air… Valentine’s Day Rice Krispy Treat Hearts 4 tablespoons butter 10 ounces miniature marshmallows 6 cups Rice Krispies Pink gel food coloring heart shaped cookie cutters, assorted … Continue reading