Fruits & Berries

Baked Alaska for two with two spoons and a bucket of strawberries.
Desserts, Food Featured, Fruits & Berries, Glassware Featured, Ice Creams, Kudos Paints, My Videos, Valentine's Day

Deliciously Charming Baked Alaska for Two

When was the last time you and your sweetie enjoyed some luscious strawberry ice cream topped with a decadent, sweet meringue that tastes like toasted marshmallows?

Can’t remember? Well then, it’s time to make some Baked Alaska for Two, and it will only take about 20 minutes from start to flourish!

Homemade orange curd on a platter with strawberries.
Appetizers & Snacks, Breakfast & Brunch, Desserts, Fruits & Berries, Sauces & Dressings, Specialty, Sweet, Sweet

Best Easy Homemade Orange Curd

I’ve been craving oranges – a lot! I don’t know if it’s a need to replenish vitamin C in my body, or if it’s because I’m craving warmer temperatures during this arctic blast we’ve been experiencing here in the Midwest. 

Whatever the reason, this easy to make thick and tangy homemade orange curd cures my craving for oranges and satisfies my sweet tooth in an utterly delicious, and completely versatile, way!

Herbed Pork Roast with Balsamic and Herbs
Entrees, Fruits & Berries, Herbs & Spices, Pork

Christmas Pork Roast with Cranberry Relish Glaze

One of my favorite ways to ensure tenderness when it comes to cooking a protein (almost any type), is to first give the meat a little splash of balsamic vinegar, and then let it sit for about 20 minutes before cooking.

That’s my trick, and it’s one that lends a tenderness (and slight sweetness) to this recipe for Christmas Pork Roast with Cranberry Relish Glaze.

Sunflower Crunch Kale Cabbage Salad - kudoskitchenbyrnee.com @kudoskitchen
Bacon & Sausage, Food Featured, Fruits & Berries, Kudos Kitchen, My Videos, Salads, Side Dish, Vegetables

Copycat Sunflower Crunch Kale Cabbage Salad

The reason I call this a “copycat” salad is that it mimics my favorite bagged salad which I purchase in the produce section of the market.

However, if I’m totally honest here (and why wouldn’t I be?), my Kudos Kitchen version is even better than that bagged version because I’ve added dried cranberries to the mix, and I’ve also added apple cider (you can use apple juice if needed) to thin the dressing, and for a little touch of extra sweetness. 

Hauntingly Delicious Boo Berry Pie - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
Baking, Desserts, Food Featured, Fruits & Berries, Halloween, My Videos, Pies & Tarts

Hauntingly Delicious Boo Berry Pie with Video Presentation #HalloweenTreatsWeek

Boo Berry Pie is a delicious mixed berry pie with orange zest and orange juice to kick up the flavor. To make things simple I’ve used a store bought deep dish pie crust and also a flat-rolled refrigerated crust for the easy cut out shapes.

If it looks scary or intimidating to make, I hope you’ll stick with me because I’ll walk you through the entire process of just how simple it is to recreate. 

No Knead Apple Yeast Bread with Cinnamon & Sugar - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
Baking, Breakfast & Brunch, Fruits & Berries, Herbs & Spices, Kudos Kitchen, Sweet, Yeast & Quick Breads

No-Knead Apple Yeast Bread with Cinnamon & Sugar

If you’ve shied away from baking yeast bread before because you think they’re complicated and fiddly what with all that kneading, this No-Knead Apple Yeast Bread is right up your alley!

This dough basically takes only one bowl, one spoon, and a little bit of rising time. You really can’t get any easier or less fiddly than that!