Pineapple vinegar is made primarily from the leftover peel and core so it is both a delicious and ridiculously thrifty fermented food. Packed chock full of probiotics, we drink it like a shrub or use it in salads, sauces and cocktails.
Garlic and Sriracha balance the sweetness of pineapple in this Southeast Asian-inspired pickle; a splash of fish sauce adds a robust savory edge. From Karen Solomon, author of Jam It, Pickle It, Cure It.
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.