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  • Amber Tueller

A Sentiment of Friendship: Grilled Pineapple

The pineapple, with its stately shape and happy colors, is a symbol of welcome and friendliness. In the early American colonies it was rare and exotic, so it became the image of hospitality, often adorning the top of displays or fancy desserts. Some New England sailors even put it outside their door as a sign of safe return. It is a delicious addition to any meal. To echo the sentiment of friendship and warmth, I want to share a special recipe - grilled pineapple. This unique and scrumptious treat is a family favorite and perfect for summer. We hope you enjoy it! From our table and home to yours: Grilled Pineapple One whole pineapple ½ cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon gallon-size zip bag Cut the top and skin off the outside of pineapple. Stand pineapple upright and cut down to create long, thick spears; discard center core. Place pineapple spears, brown sugar, and cinnamon in bag and shake/rub until pineapple is coated. Place in a baking dish and let marinate for 1 hour. Grill on BBQ until grill lines appear and it is warmed through.


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