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what to do w/ pineapple juice?

sloped Jun 27, 2008 08:53 AM

I have a large bottle of pinapple juice and would like to use it up before it goes bad. I bought it for a party as a mixer and have used some in a glazed salmon dish.

Other ideas?

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    swsidejim RE: sloped Jun 27, 2008 08:54 AM

    great mariande for pork.

    1. todao RE: sloped Jun 27, 2008 09:28 AM

      You could use it in mashed winter squash - which you don't really have to wait until winter to find (it's a world market out there) you could use it as an acidic wash to prevent fruit from turning dark in salads, pie fillings, etc. Try braising some chicken thighs in a mixture of beer and pineapple juice or use it to flavor rice pudding.

      1. Miss Needle RE: sloped Jun 27, 2008 10:00 AM

        It's also good in a marinade with soy, sesame oil, ginger, garlic, scallions.

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          lynnlato RE: Miss Needle Jun 30, 2008 01:41 PM

          Yep, great w/ the Miss Needle's ingredients and used as a marinade fro pork or flank steak.

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          pamd RE: sloped Jun 27, 2008 10:03 AM

          I recently used it as a base mixed with fresh fruit for homemade popsicles. You could also do a smoothie. I too use it for a great salmon dish.

          1. pescatarian RE: sloped Jun 27, 2008 10:05 AM

            I like pineapple juice as a base to a smoothie, in place of orange juice.

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              tochipotle RE: sloped Jun 27, 2008 11:51 AM

              mango chutney:
              Chop up mango, orange pepper, red onion, a little garlic, cilantro and jalepeno - mix together with pineapple juice. Really great fresh, flavourful addition to fish or pork.

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                nakedzombieforce RE: sloped Jun 27, 2008 12:12 PM

                There's this amazing pineapple float at Disneyland (sometimes the line waiting for it is as long as ride lines). They just pour pineapple juice in a cup and top it with a pile of pineapple ice cream (plus a mini-umbrella and cherry).Great for parties if you are throwing one.

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                  mfrances RE: sloped Jun 28, 2008 04:13 AM

                  I keep small cans of pineapple juice in my pantry just to make this delicious pineapple dressing for fruit salad. The recipe is from Good Cookin' from the Heart of Virginia.

                  Slightly warm 1 cup pineapple juice. Separate 2 eggs. Stir together 2 tablespoons softened butter, 2 egg yolks, 3/4 cup sugar and 1 tablespoon flour. Slowly add warmed pineapple juice, whisking until sugar dissolves. Beat 2 egg whites to soft peaks and whisk into pineapple mixture. Transfer mixture to heavy saucepan or top of double boiler and cook over low heat, whisking constantly, until mixture is smooth and thickened. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Next day, whip 1/2 cup heavy cream and fold into chilled dressing. Refrigerate until serving time.

                  1. Vetter RE: sloped Jun 28, 2008 10:15 AM

                    A local cafe puts pineapple juice in their iced jasmine tea. The flavor is very hard to define in that context.

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                      masha RE: sloped Jun 28, 2008 03:50 PM

                      I agree with the suggestion to use it in marinade. You can substitute 1/2 cup of the juice for 1/2 cup sugar. I've got a recipe similar to Miss Needle's that I've used to marinate either beef or chicken for kabobs.

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                        Sherri RE: sloped Jun 28, 2008 03:57 PM

                        Cook rice in pineapple juice, use it for a sorbet w/ mint or basil, baste grilled chicken with it, mix it with rum and enjoy!

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                          AMFM RE: sloped Jun 28, 2008 04:02 PM

                          drink it! i mean depending on what kind it's not as good as fresh but it is my weakness as far as juices go!

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                            budeeez RE: sloped Jun 29, 2008 10:15 PM

                            who doesn't like jello? get some no flavour gelatin powder and make your own pineapple jello.


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                              alkapal RE: budeeez Jul 2, 2008 05:37 AM

                              i think it won't set up if the juice is fresh vs. processed (like canned).

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                              laliz RE: sloped Jun 30, 2008 01:36 PM

                              I make a fruit salad with a light pineapple dressing.

                              In a small saucepan, combine 1 Tablespoon cornstarch and 3/4 cup pineappple juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Cool.

                              1. OCAnn RE: sloped Jul 1, 2008 09:51 PM

                                Add some ice & vodka.

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                                  RGC1982 RE: OCAnn Jul 18, 2008 07:47 AM

                                  I'm with you, except I think I'd prefer Malibu Rum. Add some cranberry juice and you'll have a Malibu Bay Breeze.

                                2. ipsedixit RE: sloped Jul 1, 2008 10:02 PM

                                  Make mojito

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                                    lynnlato RE: ipsedixit Jul 2, 2008 01:08 PM

                                    With pineapple juice?

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                                      brendastarlet RE: lynnlato Jul 2, 2008 01:11 PM

                                      Pineapple juice freezes nicely (use ice cube trays, then pop the cubes out into a Ziploc.) It also is great for keeping apple slices white.

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                                        anni RE: brendastarlet Jul 11, 2008 02:07 PM

                                        Exactly what I was going to suggest!

                                  2. alkapal RE: sloped Jul 3, 2008 02:50 AM

                                    pineapple pisco sour


                                    tgif's jack daniels grill glaze


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                                      Oh Robin RE: sloped Jul 3, 2008 11:09 AM

                                      Pineapple Party Punch

                                      Make a pitcher of Country Time lemonade (or the equivalent) according to package directions, substituing about a third of the water with pineapple juice. Add 1/2 cup sugar (yes it's sweet) and stir until dissolved. Serve straight for the kids and with either Malibu, vodka or gin for the adults.

                                      A seriously refreshing and addictive drink.

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                                        foufou RE: sloped Jul 11, 2008 01:33 PM

                                        Brine for ham

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                                          mro RE: sloped Jul 12, 2008 07:55 PM

                                          USING PINEAPPLE JUICE:
                                          fresh or frozen PA juice contains a proteolytic enzyme, bromelin, which eats protein and prevents gelatin from jelling or tenderizes tough meat if used judiciously or turns meat to mush if marinated too long. Heat inactivates the enzyme (boiling or canning.)

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                                            LaLa RE: mro Jul 14, 2008 06:38 PM

                                            Pineeapple juice, apple Juice, a little orange juice wit a squeeze of lemon over ice.
                                            Or pineapple use , rum , cream of coconut and a splash of grenidine blended with ice

                                          2. alkapal RE: sloped Jul 18, 2008 07:27 AM

                                            i'm sure the op's pineapple juice is long gone, but this may cause some hounds to go out and buy some:
                                            pineapple sangria!

                                            1. chef chicklet RE: sloped Jul 18, 2008 07:40 AM

                                              Just to add my thoughts. I was thinking what a great dipping sauce it would make for spring rolls either fresh or deep fried made from rice wrappers Add some heat either with serranos or another chili, brown sugar, vinegar, cornstarch, and a little water.

                                              And as others have suggested to freeze it until you do decide. It's so darn good. I haven't tried it but perhaps in a flan, you could flavor the cream with the juice....

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