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What? 4 Desserts per meal is wrong?

This weekend was Labor Day and this year, we went to the beach and then had some families over for some grilling and hanging out.  The beach did not go quite as intended (Sand fleas and rain?  Really?  Still fun though.), but the grilling was nice.  However, I did get mocked for having 4 desserts with only 1 main course, but it was 1 dessert per family… That’s sane, right?  We made asian-ish steak tip/kebabs (others provided yummy sausages and zucchini and fruit salad), and then had berry fool, strawberry citrus ginger sorbet, key lime popsicles, and blubbery crumble with vanilla ice cream for dessert.  Recipes below!

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Dark chocolate tart/pie with gingersnap crust

Sofor Thanksgiving this year my mom put me in charge of desserts.  However, I was having lack of brain functioning issues, so I gave her choices and made her select and then made those.  In the end, she and my dad together requested a dark chocolate tart and key lime cheesecake.  While the cheesecake was tasty, it wasn’t any different tasting than key lime pie, and significantly more work, so I will stick to pie from here on out.  However, the chocolate tart?  That was fantastic!  Like a truffle with a hint of ginger in it.  Very rich and very yummy.  So that is what I shall share with you all, I recommend making it for Christmas and delighting your families!

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