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Square plate of pecan pralines with a blue striped napkin.
Candy, Desserts, Nuts

Coconut Pecan Praline Candy

Not that long ago, I was given a bag of the most delicious pecans from my dear sweet friend Nancie McDermot.

I wanted to make something extra special with these delicious pecans, and something quintessentially southern. I settled on making coconut pecan praline candy, and I’m 100% certain they’re the best pecan pralines I’ve ever made or eaten! 

a slice of bread with homemade honey cashew butter spread on it
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Healthy Honey Cashew Peanut Butter

I decided to combine my raw cashews along with some roasted, salted peanuts for a depth of flavor you wouldn’t get with cashew or peanut butter alone.

In addition, I added some raw honey for a touch of sweetness and a small bit of macadamia oil to help make it creamy and unique.

Making Marzipan Candy
Candy, Easter, Food Featured, Glassware Featured, Kudos Paints, My Videos, Nuts, Specialty

Homemade Marzipan Candy Carrots

Making marzipan has been on my list of things I’ve wanted to make for years and years. Why it took me so long to make it, I’ll never know.

But what I do know is now that I finally have, I’m excited to have the block of homemade marzipan wrapped and stored in my fridge to mold, sculpt, and play with whenever the whim strikes.

Nutritious Sautée Spinach & Strawberry Side Dish with Pistachios - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
Fruits & Berries, Keto and Low Carb, Nuts, Side Dish, Vegetables

Healthy Sautéed Creamed Spinach with Strawberries

This dish of Sautéed Creamed Spinach & Strawberries came about one night when I was contemplating a side dish to serve with some fish I was cooking.

Since I had strawberries in the fridge that I needed to use before they spoiled, I tossed some into the sauteed creamed spinach I was preparing. The completed dish tasted amazing, and it was a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds!

Creamy Chicken Salad Recipe with Dried Apricots & Macadamia Nuts
Chicken, Entrees, Fruits & Berries, Herbs & Spices, Keto and Low Carb, Nuts, Salads

Sweet & Savory Creamy Chicken Salad with Dried Apricots & Macadamia Nuts

I find that a mix of dark and white meat chicken makes the best-tasting chicken salad. Store-bought rotisserie chicken is what I prefer when making a homemade chicken salad recipe.
When using onions in a non-cooked salad, I enjoy a red onion and think it is the sweetest. You can adjust the amount of red onion in the recipe depending on your taste. Chopped shallots may be used in place of the red onion for a slightly milder onion flavor.

German Bee Stick Cake Kudos Kitchen Style - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
Cakes, German, Nuts

German Bee Sting Cake (Bienenstich)

Before I started baking, I was a little intimidated to tackle this traditional German Bee Sting Cake. Our BFF’s have been to Germany many times over the years, and they’ve spoken so highly of this cake I was afraid I wouldn’t be able to do it justice.

Since I was gifting this cake to them for the many thoughtful acts they’ve done for us in the past, I especially wanted this cake to be amazing!