Pineapple Slicer and Corer

So, as you know – I got a Stainless Steel Pineapple Slicer and Corer to make the Caramelized Pineapple-Habanero Salsa. First off, it was super cheap online and had awesome reviews – I decided to give it a try.

When I got it, I was surprised by how tiny the box was (pineapples for scale). I opened it to find it in two segments (duh!) that easily snap together. Overall the tool is very lightweight and easy to assemble.

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Caramelized Pineapple-Habanero Salsa

And we’re back! We have been MIA the past few days working non-stop and (unfortunately) without internet access but I promise we will make it up to you today!

First off, we braved the caramelized pineapple-habanero salsa Thursday with a few mishaps. As everyone should know – be EXTREMELY cautious when cutting up habanero peppers. When finished bleach everything. Just when you think you’re safe – bleach again! (Sorry to the roommate that learned the hard way). Also, when a storm’s a-brewin’ (aka super high winds, tons of water fall, and hail), read and read again the instructions (aka – don’t double everything except the pineapple. Oops!) before taking cover in the basement. As always, do as I say and not as I do.

And off we go-

Caramelized Pineapple-Habanero Salsa [yield: (4) 16oz pints]
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Okra

Garden Update

I apologize for yesterday, life happened. It wasn’t until 9pm that I even made it out to my garden to check how things are progressing. [WARNING – Garden update] There is now 31 [green] tomatoes (that I could find), 3 jalapenos, 2 bell peppers, 5 half-eaten cabbage (thank you, worms…), and an abundance of cucumbers, bush beans, and sugar snap peas. The okra is starting to produce, and my corn is about half as tall as me (if not more).

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