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- Stay Cool with Summer Pineapple Recipes
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- Super Bowl Party Ready with The Perfect Pineapple
- Get the Party Started with Pineapple Fruit Dip!
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Tag Archives: pineapples
Pineapple Ham: Easter’s Favorite Entree
A Savory and Sweet Easter Tradition
With deviled eggs as the opening act, pineapple ham is the main event at Easter dinner. Juicy, sweet and festive, pineapple and ham join forces to make an iconic holiday dish. Have you ever stopped to wonder – why ham? Just like turkey on Thanksgiving, ham, and Easter tend to go together. As it turns out, there’s a bit of history behind this tradition.(more…)
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Stay Cool with Summer Pineapple Recipes
Save Money on A/C by Enjoying Fresh Fruit Treats
Everyone loves summer vacation, but not many people love the oppressive heat that arrives in mid-July and sticks around until Labor Day. Summer as a kid used to mean fun—not having to sit in a classroom, running through the sprinkler with your friends, and sucking down popsicles all afternoon. Instead of wasting money on air conditioning that can’t keep up with the soaring temperatures, think back to your childhood and reach for a popsicle.
But, don’t stretch for just any cool treat! Grab a couple of Chestnut Hill Farms Perfect Pineapples on your next trip to the store and have them on standby for crowd pleasing summer pineapple recipes.(more…)
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Use Pineapple to Make a Butterfly Garden in Your Yard
Using Fresh Pineapple to Attract Butterflies
What do butterflies eat? Many people think that the only source of food for butterflies is through flowers. Although butterflies may visit your garden as a source of food, they may have a hard time sustaining their hunger with just the flowers you have. One way that you can encourage butterflies to keep coming back is by creating your own butterfly garden and offering them fresh fruit, such as Chestnut Hill Farms Perfect Pineapples.(more…)
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Super Bowl Party Ready with The Perfect Pineapple
Ready, Set, Snack
It’s time to get your Super Bowl recipes ready because on Sunday, February 12, football fans will be gathering to watch the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles face off to win the Vince Lombardi Trophy. This year’s Super Bowl will be hosted at Glendale, Arizona’s State Farm Stadium, nicknamed, “the Big Toaster.”
Whether you are rooting for the Chiefs or Eagles, the perfect Super Bowl party can be a winner with delicious recipes fit for a quarterback. Check out this sweet and savory dish below to kick off your perfect Sunday night football party with your favorite: The Perfect Pineapple.(more…)
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Get the Party Started with Pineapple Fruit Dip!
Fruit Dip Great for the Pro Bowl, Super Bowl and Everything In Between!
It’s that time again, where professional football games are all anyone is talking about. You might be thinking what to wear, who to invite, and most importantly what to serve!
Thinking healthy is always a must, especially on those game days, and because we love pineapples, we have created an amazing and simple recipe for a delicious fruit dip that will make everyone ask for more. With this recipe, there are only four ingredients required and can feed up to 16 guests.(more…)
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How to Make the Perfect Pineapple Jam
Taking Pineapple Jam to the Next Level
The best things in life are sweet. It’s just one of the many reasons we’re such big fans of all things piña here at Chestnut Hill Farms! Even better, pineapple is as versatile as the day is long. You can “wok” on the wild side with everyone’s favorite fruit, snack on bite-sized sliders, or even bring the tropics to your winter holiday table.
But what if you want to add a dash of pineapple to a last-minute dish? We have found the perfect solution for your “any-day-craving”. Two words: pineapple jam. Pineapple jam is the perfect go-to on toast for breakfast or topping for a sweet treat. When you combine the health benefits and delicious taste of the Perfect Pineapple with the convenience of jam preserves, man, now you got yourself a true winner!
Whether you’re a matriarch looking to perfect the family recipe, a Brooklynitte on the verge of the next big trend, or an elf living in a tree in search of a new vocation—read on, we’re about to change your life.(more…)
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How We Grow Pineapples in Fall
Enjoy Pineapples in Fall for a Tropical Twist This Season
While most areas of the world are familiar with the four seasons: winter, spring, summer, and fall, the Costa Rican climate typically falls into two categories: rainy and dry seasons. This makes Costa Rica the perfect place to grow pineapples in fall.
Keep reading to learn more about the fall season in Costa Rica, and how this affects our pineapple farming.(more…)
The Perfect Pineapple Party Playlist
Jam Out to These Pineapple Tunes
Looking for the perfect playlist to take your next pineapple party to the next level? Look no further than our carefully curated compilation of tunes. From childhood throwbacks to Caribbean cruise fan favorites, you can’t go wrong with any of these timely tunes. So, grab your pineapple decorations, outfits, and speakers, and prepare for the greatest pineapple party of all time.(more…)
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How Volcanic Soil Makes the Perfect Pineapple
Luscious Life in an Unexpected Place
To many who do not live near them, volcanoes are seen as gigantic, terrifying disasters waiting to happen. However, for those who live closer, they are viewed as a natural wonder vital to life. In fact, after an eruption, the lava and ash combine and result in the world’s most fertile soil, great for volcanic soil farming.(more…)
Pineapple Breakfast Recipes
Pineapple for Breakfast is a Great Addition to Your Morning Meal
Trying to spice up your breakfast with something sweet? Then start your day with the sweet and sour fruit that not only tastes amazing but has many health benefits. Pineapple has many nutrients that we all need to make our muscles strong and develop properly. It is always worth the time spent preparing the night before or setting aside an extra few minutes in the morning to make sure you start your day off right with a pineapple breakfast.(more…)
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