1/2 large pineapple (peeled, cored and cut lengthwise into 8 spears)
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 cup (packed) dark brown sugar
1/4 cup pineapple juice
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon ground star anise
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3 tablespoons run
3 tablespoons brandy
  Vanilla or Pineapple ice cream