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a favorite pineapple dessert recipe…
Pineapple in Brown Sugar with Ice Cream – Martha Stewart Recipes
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 to 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar
1 pineapple, peeled, cored, and cut into 1 1/4-inch cubes
2 tablespoons rum (optional)
1/2 vanilla bean, split and scraped, or 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 pint vanilla ice cream
- Melt butter in a medium saute pan over low heat. Add sugar and stir until melted. Add pineapple, rum, if desired, and vanilla, and turn heat up to medium high.
- Cook, stirring, until liquid is reduced and pineapple is glazed, about 15 minutes. Be careful not to burn.
- Serve in bowls with a scoop of ice cream.
Oranges are in season…here is my new favorite cookie recipe …it has candied orange peel in it!
Chocolate Orange Biscotti
2-1/2 cups almonds, toasted
12 oz. high-quality chocolate chips
8 oz. unsalted butter, completely softened at room temperature
4 large eggs
1 cup packed light brown sugar
1 cup granulated sugar
2 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1/2 tsp. almond extract
2 Tb. instant espresso powder or finely ground coffee
3/4 cup high-quality Dutch-processed cocoa powder, sifted
1 cup candied orange peel
18 oz. (4 cups) unbleached all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. kosher salt Continue reading