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Salvage tuna marinated in pineapple

I was experimenting with marinating tuna steaks in a pineapple/orange sauce and when I seared one, it had a mushy surface and overwhelming pineapple flavor. I still have a few steaks marinating. Can ...
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Can I use maraschino cherrys in a dump cake when it calls for cherry pie filling?

Can the cherry pie filling be replaced with maraschino cherries in a Crock-Pot cherry pineapple dump cake n is there any thing different with the directions if I use the maraschino cherries?
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Why does the pineapple always ripen/soften from the base?

As per the consensus under this post, lacking ethylene the pineapple softens but not ripens after picking. But it seems even before or right after picking the pineapple is ripe only at the bottom. ...
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Does cutting off a pineapple's crown shorten its longevity?

I have a teeny refrigerator, and cut off just the crowns (see red line below) on newly bought pineapples to save space. What are the cons of this truncation? Will pineapples be less fresh? Source of ...
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What would be a good sub for pineapple, any other fruit or veggie for a strawberry pineapple mint salsa

I need to sub pineapple with something else, im highly allergic to it.
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My Pineapple Open Tarts won't dislodge from their moulds

I am baking pineapple open tarts using individual aluminium moulds. I use shortcrust pastry. I have difficulty in dislodging them from their moulds when they are done? I tried to remove them as soon ...
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Disney dole whip variants

Does Disney’s dole whip come in flavors besides pineapple? Disney must have had some ideas along those lines.
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What can I replace pineapple with in a cherry dump cake?

I would like to make a cherry dump cake, but some kids are allergic to pineapple. What can I replace it with? The recipe I am working with is: 1 (20 oz.) can crushed pineapple with juice, ...
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how to unstick dried pineapple chunks that are stuck together

I have a jar of dried pineapple chunks which are stuck together. How do I get them apart? Thank you for your kind assistance!
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What can I substitute for pineapple juice in this recipe?

My group in cooking class has to make a beverage and they chose my recipe coconut kiss. But, one of the members tells us she is allergic to pineapple. It is hard you see because I made it before and ...
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How can I remove bitterness from custard after adding pineapple to it?

I recently made custard with a huge amount of milk, custard powder and sugar. After boiling it for few minutes I added vanilla essence to it. After it was settled I added apple and pineapple. Then I ...
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How does pineapple tenderize meat?

It seems to be common knowledge that pineapple tenderizes meat. Most sources say that it does so due to proteases (specifically bromelain). However, I've also seen suggestions that acid is an ...
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How does pineapple affect umami when used in vegan-fish-sauce recipes?

I have seen mushroom and wakame as ingredients in fish sauce substitutes but does pineapple just take the cake? A number of recipes are simmering fresh chopped pineapple along with salty ingredients ...
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Blending pineapples and coconuts whole, safety and experience?

A coconut and a pineapple are blended in their entirety, shell, leaves and all. Resulting in a smoothie like drink. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=XbKCA1KUeqQ Is this safe? As for example, it ...
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Why might packaged pineapple contain egg, soy, peanut, fish, milk, sulphites, tree nuts, sesame, crustaceans, shellfish, mustard seeds, wheat?

Here is the proof: I'm a bit scared to eat it. What do they do to it?!
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Will a pineapple marinade reduce a beef roast to paste?

My butcher gave me this warning: Make sure you don't soak your beef in a pineapple marinade, stick to brine. I tried it with pineapple once and I ended up with a paste. Now seems too incredible (...
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My gelatin didn't gel

I made two small packets, boiled 2 cups of water, then put in 8 oz of frozen pineapple filled with cold water the rest of the way to the 2 cups mark. The Jello sat in the fridge overnight and today ...
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What makes pineapples cause a burning / itchy feeling in the mouth?

Years ago the pineapple pieces I used to cut had something that caused an itchy / burning feeling in the mouth. After I heard that maybe some substances in the rind cause this irritation and I should ...
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What can I substitute for pineapple in punch?

I want to make St. Cecilia's Punch, which calls for 1/2 small pineapple. My friend has a pineapple allergy and I need a suggestions as to what I can replace the pineapple with in this recipe. Any ...
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a good substitute for pineapple when cooking a ham

I want to make a Dr. Pepper glazed ham, which calls for pineapple juice. Unfortunately, my child is allergic to pineapple. What can I use to replace the pineapple juice and pineapple bits on the ham?
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What makes certain fruits work well in savory dishes? [closed]

Lime and lemon zest / juice are probably the most common example I can think of, but there are others. Pineapple, for example, can be found grilled, on Hawaiian pizza, or with kebabs. What specific ...
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What is the name of this drink and is there a substitute for the pineapple?

In many cities in the Venezuelan Andes, there is a traditional beverage with the following preparation: Put a slice/piece of pineapple about two inches per side in a bottle of milk. Put the milk ...
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How can I get a more homogenous Bavarian cream?

I recently made a pineapple Bavarian cream using this recipe: Put a soaked gelatin sheet in warm (60°C) 75 ml pineapple juice. Beat half a yolk and 20 g sugar together until creamy. Put in the ...
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How can i tell if a pineapple will be sweet?

A lot of the times when i bring a pineapple home and eat it, i get a semi-sweet and sour taste. How can you tell when is the right time to eat your pineapple to get very sweet pineapple meat?
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How does pineapple react with water?

After having bought my first pineapple, I had been instructed to be careful about washing my hands if I ever got pineapple on it (after slicing it open). Furthermore, I was told that I shouldn't wash ...
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Effect of pineapple

I was considering slow-cooking pork with pineapple, but was concerned on the effect the pineapple might have on the texture of the meat. I understand that both bromelain and acid can deteriorate the ...
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Best way to juice a pineapple

What's the best way to juice a pineapple? Should the whole fruit be used or should the core be discarded? (I'd prefer a method that doesn't require one of those huge electric fruit juicers. The only ...
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Do Pineapples Ripen After They Are Picked

Do pineapples ripen after they are picked? I had alway thought you could leave them on the counter to ripen, however, I recently heard they don't ripen after they are picked.
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How much juice is in a pineapple

The title pretty much says it all - I want to know (preferably in American units) how much juice you could get out of a regular-sized pineapple.
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What makes carrot bits turn green in carrot pineapple bread? (And are they safe?)

Sometimes, a couple of days after its cooked, the carrot bits inside a carrot pineapple bread turn green. Normally, I'd assume that a food that doesn't start green and winds up that way is moldy, but,...
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How do you cut/process a whole pineapple?

I wanted to cut up a whole, fresh pineapple, but wasn't sure exactly where to start without butchering it up badly - I wanted to cut it up into nice pieces!! Are there any techniques that would work ...
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How do you freeze fresh pineapple? Can you?

I cut the up a fresh pineapple and wanted to freeze a portion, will it last and retain flavor/consistency? Also: is there anything that can be done with the Core - the hard part in the middle?
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What should I check when buying a pineapple?

I live in middle Europe so pineapple (so called "ananas") is an exotic fruit for me. What should I check when buying a pineapple to make sure it would taste well? Should it smell specific? Should it ...
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