Fresh Ricotta Panna Cotta with Port Fig Sauce #Baketogether

August 31, 2012

I very much wanted to participate in the No-Baketogether this hot month of August with Abby Dodge, so here I am on the last day of the month, rushing to put this quick dessert together.  I must admit I have never made panna cotta, and was really looking foward to trying this perfect florida weather dessert.  So nothing like being an over-achiever or anything, but in the middle of processing 525 jars this week, (not complaining)  I just stopped short and made this not only because I love the baketogether, but I had this idea to use up some of my “tester” fig jam from the 100 or so jars that were processed here in the kitchen this week.  Abby’s recipes are always so terrific and they end up being staples and keepers in my files.  I would like to try this particular recipe with marscapone cheese next time as I would prefer a smoother tongue-feel, but this recipe is low-calorie and so fresh-tasting, if you don’t mind that little bit of “grain”, you will love it!

If you would like to participate and find out more about Abby Dodge and the Baketogether, please read more here.  Abby and the entire community are really fabulous and I enjoy learning something new each month and really get a kick out of all of the different variations the group can come up with when given a basic recipe.



Lovely no cook panna cotta with fig and port preserves topping.

Our Movie is here!

August 13, 2012

We have been working hard behind the scenes here at Sunchowder’s Emporia.  Barry Kirsch of Murder City Photography came to the house to shoot a video for our little company.  I hope you will enjoy it!  Please click on the link below.  I will have this video up in a working box to the side of my webpage at some point in the near future.

Sunchowder’s Emporia Company Story