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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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    freia Feb 13, 2012 05:04 PM

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

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    1. re: freia
      gingershelley Feb 13, 2012 05:28 PM

      have a great trip:)

      1. re: freia
        kattyeyes 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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        Querencia 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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          ForFoodsSake 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!

          1. Beach Chick 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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              freia Feb 13, 2012 02:39 PM

              Thanks, guys!

              1. shanagain 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.

                1. monavano Feb 13, 2012 12:29 PM

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

                  1. Hank Hanover 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. EM23 Feb 13, 2012 11:57 AM

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

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