How to Pick the Perfect Pineapple

The best pineapple offers an experience like nothing else, but how do you pick the perfect ripe pineapple at the store? This spiky, sunny fruit offers a vibrant taste of the tropics—and pineapples are...

Dole Whip @ Bravo! Frozen Yogurt | Toro Park - Salinas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Recently I noticed that the 'net does not turn up anywhere in Salinas to enjoy Dole Whip. Since today in National Soft Serve Day, let me point you to Bravo! Frozen Yogurt in Toro Park as a place to...

Crushed pineapple in juice replacement

by orlybabe 3 years ago

Hi, I’m making a hummingbird cake that calls for “Crushed Pineapples in Juice”, like the Dole ones that come with natural juice. The recipe says to reduce the juice by boiling it and include that i...

Frozen Pineapple Dessert

by JaneS917 5 years ago

Many years ago, sometime in the 50s, my mother frequently made a frozen pineapple dessert in ice cube trays (the old fashioned kind). Although I have her recipe box, I cannot find the recipe. It mu...

This pineapple killed my tongue!!

by pumpkinspice 7 years ago

Ouch! I just ate a cup of pineapple (plenty ripe) and my tongue feels like it is going to fall off! Does this happen to anyone else? This happens to me if I eat more than a few bites, but it ta...

Stir fry pineapple recipe

by PiperBob 5 years ago

I just made this up and it was really good: 1/2 of a pineapple cut into cubes. 3 T sugar 1 T hot sauce (or less, to taste) 3 T peanut oil 1 T spiced rum 1 T balsamic vinegar 2 T heavy crea...

do you use the fresh pineapple core?

by alkapal 13 years ago

i would like to make use of the core, but was wondering how you may have dealt with it. sliced ultra-thin and pickled? diced and tossed in a salads or fried rice? stir-fried with other veggies (...

Are pineapples still grown in hawaii??

by mark grossman 16 years ago

i have heard that hawaii is no longer a major pineapple producer, which surprised me. that Thailand, the Philippines and central America grow most of the world's pineapple. if so, whatever happened...

Soup Kitchen

by AvrilRamsey 6 years ago

Hi all I hope someone can help me. I run a little soup kitchen along with my some friends (Cape Town, South Africa) and I've received a large donation of fruit, including many (many) pineapples...

Rookie mistake with fresh pineapple

by JRC14 6 years ago

Live and learn. I wanted to make a cream pie and thought I'd found a perfect use for some flavorful fresh pineapple. So in it went with cream cheese, yogurt, a bit of sugar and then folded with whi...

Tropical Muffins

by kcdpg03 7 years ago

Hello! Spring has not sprung yet here in Boston and I'm looking for a tropical muffin - specifically a coconut or maybe pina colada inspired breakfast baked good? Just something warm and tropical t...

Picking Pineapples

by hobbess 11 years ago

I've always had trouble picking ripe pineapples and there's so much conflicting information about how to select one. One of the things I keep on reading is to avoid 'dark and watery eyes' on a pine...

Where do I find tart (i.e. acidic) pineapples?

by gfr1111 13 years ago

About a year ago, my brother requested a sweet and sour shrimp dish which I had not made for him since I moved to Florida. I made it, using fresh pineapple, but the pineapple did not have the...

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