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Simple Cantaloupe Granita

Cantaloupe Granita

Our friends at Wikipedia define Granita as a semi-frozen dessert made from sugar, water and various flavorings. Originally from Sicily, it is available all over Italy in somewhat different forms. It is related to sorbet and Italian ice.  Give this

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Fresh Orange Sorbet


Ingredients 10 medium oranges 2 ½ cups water 1 cup sugar ⅓ cup fresh lemon juice (about 2 medium) Orange slices (optional) Directions: Carefully remove rind from 2 oranges using a vegetable peeler, discard white pith.  Cut rind into 1x¼

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Bittersweet Chocolate-Cherry Sorbet with Fresh Cherry Compote

Sorbet Bittersweet Chocolate cherry w Fresh Cherry Compote

Ingredients For Sorbet ¾ cup red cherry jam ½ cup Dutch process cocoa (Dutch process cocoa is richer, darker and less acidic than regular cocoa) ¼ cup sugar ⅛ teaspoon salt 2 cups water For Compote ¼ cup sugar 1

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Citrusy Rhubarb Sorbet

Sorbet Citrusy Rhubarb

Ingredients 4 cups chopped rhubarb (about 1 1/4 pounds) 1 cup water 2/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup fresh orange juice (about 2 large oranges) Mint sprigs (optional) Orange rind strips (optional) Directions Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium saucepan;

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