This Slicer That Will Make All Of Your Pineapple-y Dreams Come True.
I love fresh pineapple, but I don't like having to cut it and slice it. Amongst a list of 25 surprisingly awesome things for your kitchen, I found a solution. This slicer, that will make all of your pineapple-y dreams come true. It's simple and easy to use. No fuss, no mess, just a nice clean cut of pineapple ring. What you are left with is a pretty sweet cup, add some rum and you have a delicious tropical drink! It's that simple!
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Pineapples are indigenous to South America, found in an area between southern Brazil and Paraguay. Today, the majority of the world's pineapples are grown in South East Asia, with Thailand and the Philippines as the two top producers. This slow growing fruit is high in vitamin C, manganese and bromelain. It is excellent for helping with digestion, discouraging tumour growth and it's anti-inflammatory benefits. It takes 2 -3 years for a pineapple to reach maturity, during which time the plants produces over 200 flowers that vary in colour, from lavender to red. Pineapple can be eaten raw or cooked and it makes a fantastic wine or juice. The skin can be used to make vinegar or alcohol or once cored, pineapples make a pretty funky or scary jack o lantern!
Pineapples are a great fruit that can be eaten in a variety of ways from fresh to cooked, juiced to preserved. You will find pineapples in lots of different cuisines around the world. You will also find in countries that are tropical pineapples that are prepared then sold along roadsides as a tasty and healthy snack. The way that the pineapple snack is sold, is either sold as a whole pineapple, or in pineapple halves that have a stick inserted. You will also see pineapple slices that have a cherry put in the middle. This is a popular garnish on baked hams in the West of the world, the tradition has also caught on in households in North America. You can use chunks and bits of pineapple in salads and desserts, along with savory dishes like pizza, or a grilled pineapple ring used on a hamburger. Pineapple that is crushed can be used in yogurt, jam, ice cream and sweets. You can also drink the juice of a pineapple as a refreshing drink, you can also add pineapple to smoothies.
On this list from Architecture and Design, the pineapple slicer is the ultimate kitchen tool for those that love the juicy fruit, and it sells for a good price of $13.59. Other items you will find on the list include; a kale stripper that makes getting rid of the stems on a stalk of kale leaf much easier, just one of those things that can be so cumbersome at times; awesome chopsticks that stay together and make you a sushi ninja, with a depiction of a ninja holding a stick (the chopstick); a pasta box topper that helps you measure the right amount of pasta, every household could use one of these; a corn kerneler that helps you take the corn kernels off the cob in one easy swoop, great for when you need to use corn kernels in a recipe.
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