The last pineapple I picked wasn’t as ripe as I expected, so the rings ended up on the grill pan to caramelize, enhancing their flavor. I made grilled pineapple salsa, a tropical twist on a favorite chip dip.
Classic bread and butter pickles get a spicy upgrade with the addition of sliced jalapenos. This is a subversive pickle -- the heat is masked by the sugar and vinegar at first, but soon the secret comes out. Hot Stuff Baby Tonight!
I love pickled jalapenos. They’re an absolute necessity for all things Mexican, most especially nachos, and I all too often find myself simply plucking them out of the jar and eating them right off the fork. I’m a glutton for punishment that way.