Vote! Help Us Choose a Quick Dessert for Tomorrow Night

Vote! Help Us Choose a Quick Dessert for Tomorrow Night

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Faith Durand
Apr 3, 2008

Tomorrow we're taking dessert to a big dinner with friends. There's a pie in the works - it involves lavender and wild blueberries from Trader Joe's ever-so-helpful frozen section. But this won't be enough - we need something else too. Here are three desserts we're pondering. We want to complement the pie but we also need something that can be made tonight and stored without a problem. What's your vote? Click through for links to the recipes pictured above.

Warm Tapioca with Rhubarb Sauce - Advantages: Cheap, easy, and can be made ahead without a hitch. Downer: But does it go with pie?

Mini Chocolate Cupcakes - Advantages: Easy, quick, and they travel well. Also, chocolate would complement blueberries and lavender very well. Downer: Chocolate cupcakes - boring?

Anise Sesame Cookies - Advantages: Very different from pie and we just love the sound of the combination of flavors! Downer: Doesn't seem to mesh with the menu very well.

Any more ideas for us?

(Images: Romulo Yanes for Gourmet, also Romulo Yanes, and Mikkel Vang for Gourmet)

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