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Pineapple Sorbet for Cinco de Mayo

Hello again.  I’m writing this very soon after my last post, but I was cooking up a storm for an early Cinco de Mayo party and I happened to have my camera around to take some terrible photos.  Yes, I’m well aware of the fact that I can’t use my camera well to save my life and that people can take better photos with their phones. But, I digress.

This post about pineapple sorbet.  And I have to be honest, opinion is divided on it.  Mine vs. everyone else’s.  Truthfully, when I make this again I’m going to lessen the sugar in it because here in glorious Hawaii the pineapples are gorgeous on their own and don’t need adornment.  Heck, just eating a pineapple on it’s own makes me happy.  But, for a party you need to fancify your fruit.   Continue reading

Brownie Pudding

Brownie Pudding

 

Brownie Pudding

Oh Ina, How I love thee.  Let me count the ways….there was your roast chicken, your corn pudding, your corn chowder….I could go on and on…..But now there is this brownie pudding.  The last thing I need in my life is brownie pudding.  Now its in my life and in my recipe files forever more, and I think holidays are going to include it too.  This is an easy reach back recipe.  There is only one challenge here.  You need the right size and shape pan to bake it in and it goes in a water bath.  Which isn’t challenging at all, you just have to make sure you have a dish that will fit the dish you’re baking the brownie pudding in.  This is a kitchenware challenge not a baking challenge. Continue reading