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Costa Rican Pineapples Are In Season

RhumAndJerkRhumAndJerk Posts: 1,506
edited 6:23AM in EggHead Forum
While at the West Side Market on Saturday, I noticed that Pineapples from Costa Rica are in season. The reason that I mention this is that Costa Rican Pineapples are the best that I have ever tasted. They are big and juicy and sweeter than sugar. I only paid $2.50 for the large one that I purchased. They were Dole Pineapples. If you get a chance to try them, you will be in for a treat. Over the next month or so, Fresh Pineapple will be part my family’s diet.[p]Happy Grilling,


  • YBYB Posts: 3,861
    <p />RhumAndJerk,
    Pineapples do real good in a dehydrator,put a cherry in the center.We got our pictures back from Eggtoberfest,their is couple of you cooking on your mini egg.

  • CatCat Posts: 556
    RhumAndJerk,[p]Try Mike O's recipe (link below) - it's fantastic.[p]Cathy
    [ul][li]Grilled Sugar-dipped Pineapple[/ul]
  • BBQfan1BBQfan1 Posts: 562
    Cat, I've tried these super-sweet pineapples (I think they called them 'Gold'in our local stores and markets) using Mike O's recipe, which has become a favourite around our house. I found them a little too sweet when matched with the butter and raw sugar, and maybe not as firm as regular pineapples. They are great on their own, but a bit of 'too much of a good thing' in the grilled sugar-coated recipe. Just my personal opinion; someone with a sweeter tooth than mine might just like the extra sweetness of these Costa Rican 'Gold's on the grill.

  • CatCat Posts: 556
    BBQfan1,[p]Thanks for the warning! I haven't tried the Costa Ricans on the grill yet. I also prefer not-too-sweet desserts. [p]Since these are so naturally sweet, maybe they'd caramelize with less sugar than the recipe suggests. Or how about adding some heat (a sprinkle of cayenne) to offset the sweetness? [p]Cathy
  • mollysharkmollyshark Posts: 1,519
    About the only thing that beats them is actually having the pineapples while sitting on a beach in costa rica! They happily drip all over you into the sand and you walk into the ocean water to rinse off. Maybe we can do a fest down there. Thoughts?

  • RhumAndJerkRhumAndJerk Posts: 1,506
    That sounds heavenly! Costa Rican Coffee is also one of my favorites. The cost of a Costa Rican Eggfest would be way too much, but a nice thought any way. [p]At one time there was a company that was shipping Coffee Wood for smoking. Does any one know if they still exist?[p]RhumAndJerk[p]

  • KennyGKennyG Posts: 949
    RhumAndJerk,[p]I remember when Javi was trying to get some free advertising on this forum to promote his coffee bean smoking wood. They pulled the rug out from under him in a hurry.[p]He is still in business at the link below.

    [ul][li]Costa Rican coffee bean smoking wood[/ul]
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