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What to do with pineapple???

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freia Feb 13, 2012 11:41 AM

Well, I miscalculated and purchased a beautiful whole pineapple and thought I would have it finished off before I travel away from home tomorrow. Thing is, I haven't even cut into it.
SO...
What can I do with pineapple???
And I'm not into pineapple upside down cakes, just so as you know...
:)

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  1. EM23 RE: freia Feb 13, 2012 11:57 AM

    Lots of ideas on these threads.
    http://www.chow.com/search?search_boa...

    1. Hank Hanover RE: freia Feb 13, 2012 12:02 PM

      Cut it up into bite size pieces. Eat what you want. Put the left overs into a zip lock bag and freeze it. You can use the frozen pieces in smoothies if nothing else.

      1. monavano RE: freia Feb 13, 2012 12:29 PM

        Make a salsa and put it over pork or fish. Tastes great over anything teryaki.

        1. shanagain RE: freia Feb 13, 2012 02:23 PM

          Marinate slices or long pieces in a mixture of melted butter, honey, soy sauce and sriracha and grill. I love this with grilled steaks or pork chops in particular.

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            freia RE: freia Feb 13, 2012 02:39 PM

            Thanks, guys!

            1. Beach Chick RE: freia Feb 13, 2012 02:43 PM

              grill it and then layer it with pound cake, vanilla pudding and whip cream in a trifle bowl..sublime!
              mai tais...aloha

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                ForFoodsSake RE: freia Feb 13, 2012 03:57 PM

                Make these: http://elovestocook.wordpress.com/201... or some variation thereof (I've done them in puff pastry before in a pinch). So good!

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                  Querencia RE: freia Feb 13, 2012 04:58 PM

                  Just stir-fry it with shrimp, pork, ham cubes etc.

                  But if you're traveling tomorrow, stick it in the freezer and do the stir-fry after you come home.

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                    freia RE: freia Feb 13, 2012 05:04 PM

                    Cored, sliced and cubed. In the freezer!
                    Thanks everyone!

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                      gingershelley RE: freia Feb 13, 2012 05:28 PM

                      have a great trip:)

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                        kattyeyes RE: freia Feb 13, 2012 05:47 PM

                        Throw some of those cubes in tequila--a bar near me sells slices of "tequilafied" pineapple. It's potent! Safe travels. :)

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