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9/21/15

Mango Pico de Gallo

mango pico de gallo

I used to look forward to the summers in Oregon for one thing: berry picking! Okay technically I loved a bunch of things about summer in the Northwest, but freshly picked strawberries, blueberries, raspberries? Sooooo good.

We don’t have “u pick” berry farms in Hawaii, but summer here brings in its own set of delicious crops. In the last week alone, we’ve gotten a bunch of treats from our neighbors and friends who have an overabundance of avocados, star fruit, and pitaya growing in their yard. And the mangos! We got so much mango, in fact, that I was worried about eating it all before it went bad. That might sound crazy, but you didn’t see the pile o’mangos on our kitchen counter.

how to cut a mango

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7/8/13

Grilled Peach Pineapple Salsa

grilled peach pineapple salsa

Have I told y’all about my fruit salsa obsession? Well. It all started with that peach mango salsa at Trader Joe’s. You’ve had the stuff, right? I used to put it on everything. Eggs. Salad. Chicken. What a weirdo, I know. But then I learned how to make fruit salsa at home, and I’ve been having fun experimenting with my own combinations. My current fave is Grilled Peach and Pineapple.

grilled peach pineapple salsa

This salsa would still rock without grilling the fruit first, but I promise it’s worth the extra step. It adds a smokey flavor to the already sweet and spicy salsa. Plus, it just slightly tenderizes the fruit, making it even that much more juicy for the mixture.

You wanna know the craziest part? I made this on our stove top grill pan (not even a real BBQ)!. Easy peasy, right? I love summer. Continue reading