Watermelon with Balsamic Reduction Just when you think you couldn’t possibly improve on something, a recipe comes along and completely changes your mind. This is one such recipe. Watermelon with Balsamic Reduction is absolutely fantastic:) Balsamic vinegar reduction becomes thick, sweet and syrupy. It doesn’t …
Honey Berry Fruit Salad Summer is the perfect time to take advantage of the wonderfully fresh berries. The week before the big storm hit our area, I purchased a flat of strawberries from Berryland. I had this recipe in mind and was waiting for the perfect opportunity …
Simple Fruit Salad in Fresh Pineapple
Simple Fruit Salad in Fresh Pineapple shell is something that I have wanted to ‘experience’ for a very long time. What a lovely way to eat a simple fruit salad, right out of a pineapple shell. What could be better than sitting outside at the patio table, gazing out over the lake, with a gentle breeze blowing softly, birds chirping, bees buzzing and feeling the warm sun wash over your face. Patiently waiting to savor that first bite of simple fruit salad with a lime yogurt dressing.
Keep on Dreaming
I must be dreaming because here in Northern WI, we just got literally dumped on. With snow that is. Ten inches of the white, heavy stuff. On top of that, it’s been raining off and on. “So what we have here, is a failure to communicate.” I might as well go on dreaming because I don’t think we’ll be sitting outside anytime soon. Winter is here to stay, at least for another month or so. Time to shut my eyes and get back to my dream..
Don’t Throw Out those Pineapple Shells
If you don’t intend on making this mouth watering ‘simple fruit salad in a pineapple shell’ shame on you. But if you happen to have a few fresh pineapple shells laying around, don’t throw the shells out. Why? Pineapple shells are perfect for cooking fish or shrimp. The technique is an easy one and one that works really well, especially on the grill. Pineapple and pineapple shells are meant for the grill. If you haven’t tried it yet, you need too.
Cut off the top section of the pineapple. Cut the pineapple in half, vertically. After removing most of the pineapple, simply lay your piece of fish or shrimp in the pineapple shell, season with lemon pepper or your favorite seafood seasoning, drizzle fish with lemon juice and cover with foil. Place shell on baking sheet (for the oven) or place directly on the grill. Cook until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve the fish right from the pineapple shell.