The secret is out!!

The Detroit Free Press found out my secret that adding dried cherries to a recipe of traditional bread stuffing upgrades it and makes it “cool”. I like to add a handful of dried cherries to my grazed carrots too. Looks great and tastes even better! Happy Thanksgiving! Betsy and the crew

What We Know About Tart Cherry Juice

This afternoon, while enjoying a coffee break & Rose’s cherry cheesecake, we took an informal survey here at King Orchards. “If there was one thing you’d like everyone to know about King Orchards tart cherry juice concentrate, what would it be?” Here is what we learned from each other, and what we’d like you to […]

Momma’s Cheesecake Recipe

I am soooo glad it is winter! This really frees up some time for my true love, “Cooking.”  Today is a really cold day Up North so I’m going to try some Cherry Cheesecake! How can you possible mess up a Cherry Cheese Cake? Well, I am going to make it

Powered by Red: Day 4 – Cherry Dumplings Recipe

I really should title this post, “Dave did my homework.” Last night, Betsy sent me home with a can of tart cherries in water and a simple assignment. I was supposed to make the cherry dumpling recipe from, so I could write about it today as part of our “28 Days Powered by Red” […]

Cherry Key Lime Muffins Recipe

This tart cherry muffin recipe comes courtesy of the Cherry Marketing Institute and Linda Hundt, Owner of the Sweetie Pie Pantry in Dewitt, Michigan and winner of the 2009 National Pie Championship, Best in Show for her Tom’s Cherry Cherry Berry Pie. According to Linda, “Tart cherries are the most versatile fruit to use, and […]

Cherry Herb Sorbet with King Orchards Montmorency tart cherry juice concentrate

Tangy Cherry Tea Sorbet Recipe

This is a refreshing, light dessert. If you’re in the area, you can pick up pitted, frozen tart cherries at our fruitstands. We also ship frozen tart cherries during the colder months, usually beginning in November. Ingredients: 4 teaspoons artificially sweetened dry ice tea mix

Cherry Butternut Squash Stuffing

Ingredients: 2 to 3 strips of bacon, finely diced 3 tablespoons butter or margarine 1/3 cup finely chopped onion 1 cup (about 1/3 pound) chopped butternut squash 2/3 cup dried tart cherries 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary or sage leaves, chopped 3 tablespoons almonds or pecans, toasted and finely ground 3 tablespoons dry bread crumbs 3 […]

Hot Mulled Cherry and Apple Cider Recipe

Celebrate apple season and those cooler autumn evenings with this robust, red cider made with cherry juice, apple cider, and your favorite spices. Cheers! Ingredients: 1/3 cup lemon peel, cut into 1/4″ strips 1 /2 cup orange peel, cut into 1/4″ strips 2 cups apple cider 4 cups tart cherry juice (1/2 cup King Orchards […]

Walnut and Dried Cherry Bars

Ingredients 1 cup quick-cooking oats 3/4 cup whole-wheat pastry flour or regular whole-wheat flour 1/4 cup toasted wheat germ 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup honey 1/3 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/4 cup canola oil 1 egg, beaten to mix 1 egg white 3/4 cup chopped dried tart cherries 1/2 cup finely chopped […]