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Back to School Pineapple Snacks & Crafts

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Pineapple Snacks & Crafts that are Kid Approved

School may be around the corner, but that doesn’t mean the summer fun has to end. With Chestnut Hill Farms Pineapples, you can extend the sweetness of summer with creative pineapple snacks and crafts.

Brighten up the day with a sweet snack or a color art piece using imagination and pineapples.

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Pineapples and Charleston: A Love Affair with Hospitality

Charleston Pineapple Fountain
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The Staple of Charleston: Pineapples

By now, we’ve all heard that pineapples are symbols of hospitality in the United States, but there is one place where this is especially prominent: Charleston, South Carolina. Known to be the most visited city in South Carolina, perhaps Charleston’s most famous pineapple piece, their pineapple fountain, draws hundreds of thousands of onlookers every year. Now, in a state that doesn’t even grow pineapples, how did they become such an iconic piece? 

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 Who is the Virgen de Los Angeles in Costa Rica?

Virgen de Los Angeles
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Costa Ricans Celebrate their Patron Saint on August 2nd

The Virgen de Los Angeles (Virgin of the Angels), or La Negrita, is the patron saint of Costa Rica. Religion is a serious affair for Costa Ricans, and many are followers of the Roman Catholic faith. One of, if not the most, significant days of the year in Costa Rica is August 2nd, when thousands participate in a pilgrimage for the Virgen de Los Angeles, displaying their faith and connection to the spiritual realm. But, who exactly is the Virgen de Los Angeles, and what is its importance?

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How to Cut Pineapple Without a Knife

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Easy Ways to Cut Pineapple

Fresh pineapple is one of the best tasting and best for you fruits out there. However, unlike apples, oranges, bananas, and more, it can be almost impossible to cut pineapple for people to enjoy the sweet, succulent taste of this tropical treat without a knife or dedicated pineapple corer.

The tough and pointy exterior is actually much easier to get into than you would expect. In a few simple steps, you can learn how to cut up delicious pineapple without a knife and enjoy it on the go.

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The Sloths Living Among Perfect Pineapples

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Fun Facts About the Majestic Costa Rican Sloths

When thinking of Costa Rica, what comes to mind? Perhaps the plentiful Perfect Pineapples growing in the sunshine, or maybe you think of the famous creatures known for their next-level laziness living among those pineapples. Costa Rica is famously known for their two types of sloths: Hoffman’s Two-Toed Sloth and the Brown-throated Three-Toed Sloth. These laid-back guys spend their days in the slow lane among the lush rainforests they call home while napping and snacking to their heart’s content. Sounds like the life, right?

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The Royal History of Pineapples

Pineapple Has a Larger than Life Story

The citrus and sweet flavor of pineapple is something we all know and love – but the fruit was not always quite as accessible. It’s easy to take it for granted today with the perfect pineapple available at grocery stores around the corner and across the country. In fact, they were so scarce back that having one was equivalent to being royal.

During the 14th century, cane sugar was expensive, and finding saccharine ingredients was no easy task. So, when pineapples were first discovered, they created a craze that would last for centuries. 

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The Best Pineapple Tart Recipes of All Time

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In Search of the Perfect Pineapple Tart from 1661 to 2022

Have you ever sat back and wondered when the first pineapple tart was made? The decadent dessert was first enjoyed by the fortunate taste testers in 1661. Pineapple was considered a luxury fruit back then and had a price that reflected its status. But, lucky for you, pineapples are much easier to come by nowadays and carry a price that is easier to swallow. No matter the century you make them in, these pineapple tart recipes are sure to please, so pick a perfect pineapple and get baking!

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How Long Will Your Cut Pineapple Last?

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You Cut Your Pineapple, Now What?

We’ve all picked out a ripe pineapple and cut in for a juicy bite. Then, you get full. As delicious as the Perfect Pineapple is, you can’t eat the whole fruit in one sitting. Now comes the age-old question: how long can I keep this pineapple that I’ve already cut? Nothing is worse than cutting your Perfect Pineapple only to go back wanting to eat it later and realizing that it’s not as good as it once was. Well, strap in, because today we’re going to solve the mystery that is the longevity of a cut pineapple.

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Celebrate National Smoothie Day in Pineapple Style!

Pineapple Smoothie Bowl

Happy Times and Good Sunshine

The sun is getting warmer and brighter, and the days are getting longer; summer is only a short time away! We recognize the summer solstice on June 21st this year, but did you know there’s an even sweeter holiday to celebrate pineapple style? National Smoothie Day! 

The perfect holiday duo: summer sunshine and sweet treats! The first day of summer typically involves gathering with friends and family to enjoy the warm outdoors, going to the pool, and watching the sunset on the longest day of the year. Get your summer celebrations going by trying out these delicious Perfect Pineapple smoothie recipes at your backyard hangout.

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Throw the Perfect Pineapple Summer Luau

Pineapple Luau

Celebrate Summer with Pineapple

With Memorial Day now in the rearview mirror, it’s safe to say that the summer season is officially here. Summer brings along many fan favorites like pool parties, grilling, time spent with loved ones, and of course, pineapples. Pineapples are the perfect tropical muse to sweeten up your summer luau this year. Bursting with flavor and rich in nutrients, not only are pineapples delectable, they’re good for your health too. So, grab your fruit, leis, and grass skirts and get ready to cool down while living it up at your Perfect Pineapple summer luau.

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