Tired of chocolate? Just want to try something new? These recipes for pie, pudding, coffee cake and more highlight the world's most fragrant bean in surprising new ways.
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One Good Reason to Ditch the Hot Fudge
A sprig of rosemary, cubes of pineapple and a vanilla bean may not seem like bedfellows, but the combination is magical. When you simmer the ingredients, plus some sugar and lemon juice, for the better part of an hour, they turn into a light but indulgent topping for ice cream (pictured bottom left).