• Summer

    Mango Tips

    Here’s a quick tip for cutting a Mango Cut bottom of mango off. Now stand upright on cut bottom as seen in photo. Simply run a paring knife down the sides and off comes the peeling– it’s that easy. Now just slice the fruit off the pit and use. You can cut the peeling off a lemon the very same way.

  • Summer

    Handy Pineapple TIPS

    Keep some pineapple in the freezer so its frozen and ready to drop into smoothies. Smoothies are thicker and sweeter if you use frozen fruit instead of ice cubes. I buy a fresh pineapple, let it ripen up well, on my counter (upside down–a trick I learned from my sister),  then in a couple days when its nice and ripe, just cut it up into small chunks and freeze it in a gallon ziplock baggie.  Its handy and super easy.  (see photo below) Now there’s a ton of info written on pineapples, some true some not.  Matter a fact if you want to see How to grow pineapples at Home…