'pineapples' on Serious Eats

Sadie Hawkins Sling

You'll have to ask someone to share this one with you—it's definitely big enough for two people. As silly as it looks, served in a pineapple with bendy straws, this cocktail from Jbird in New York is a serious drink, refreshing but spicy and complex. More

In Season: Pineapple

Photograph from Gaetan Lee on Flickr Although pineapple is available year-round, that sweet and tangy ripe pineapple that we all love is at its prime from March to July. This fruit, native to the southern part of Brazil and Paraguay, made its way to the United States by way of Christopher Columbus, who found it on the island of Guadaloupe in 1493 and carried it back to Spain. The Spanish became quick fans and brought pineapple to the Philippines. Eventually, this herbacious perennial traveled all the way to Hawaii and Guam early in the sixteenth century. The pineapple reached England in 1660 and began to be grown in greenhouses for its fruit around 1720. Today, pineapples are second only... More

"And Plátano Bananaaaaa!"

To celebrate the fact that I can now wear shorts outside and happily eat fruit again, here are my favorite bilingual singing fruits: Bonus: Same fruits, but singing in Hebrew and Arabic! Boy, they sure get around.... More

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