katefisherAugust 27, 2012

Thinking about utilizing some of our zucchini bounty by trying this recipe. Seems like a neat way to use up some squash. Wondering if some of you have tried this and what your impressions were and if you have ever gone rogue and substituted crookneck for the zucchini:)

Thank you.


Here is a link that might be useful: Zucchini-Pineapple canning recipe

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

No, I've never tried that, but I love pineapple and think it sounds interesting. That said, a friend with a huge bounty of zucchini asked if I had any zucchini cookie recipes, and when I saw the title of the thread, I though "Hmmmmm might be interesting to add a little drained crushed pineapple" to the cookie recipe I am working on... thanks for the inspiration!


    Bookmark   August 27, 2012 at 3:20PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I tried one of those recipes a long, long time ago. Was not impressed; didn't have much of/ enough of a pineapple flavor to suit me. Maybe if there was some way to amp up the p'apple flavor with a very good extract. Or reduce the juice some to concentrate the flavor...or maybe use some frozen concentrate...

Anyway, if you try the recipe, I would love to know how it turns out for you.

    Bookmark   August 27, 2012 at 3:56PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I used to make this mock pineapple back when I thought you had to plant the whole packet of seed, lol. I ground it in my old hand-crank meat grinder using the coarse blade and it felt like crushed pineapple in your mouth. If you ate a spoonful plain you'd know it wasn't the real stuff, but it was great in breads. I added pineapple extract to the U of GA recipe...

* Exported from MasterCook *

Zucchini Mock Pineapple

Recipe By : adapted from So Easy to Preserve
Serving Size : 1 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Extension Recipes, Preserving

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
-------- ------------ --------------------------------
4 quarts shredded or cubed zucchini -- * see note
46 oz can unsweetened pineapple juice
1 1/2 cups bottled lemon juice
3 cups sugar
2 teaspoons pineapple extract

Mix ingredients (except pineapple extract) and bring to a boil. Simmer 20 minutes. Stir in extract. Fill hot jars with hot mixture and cooking liquid, leaving 1/2" headspace. Remove air bubbles. Wipe jar rims. Adjust lids. Process in a boiling water bath; pints and half-pints for 15 minutes, 20 min. above 1000 ft., 25 min. above 6000 ft.).

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NOTES : Katie's notes: I use the coarse blade on my old hand crank meat grinder. It gives the most crushed-pineapple-like texture. A food processor also works, but the pieces come out sharper.

    Bookmark   August 27, 2012 at 8:58PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
What happened to my soup?
Made a homemade chicken soup....carrots, onion, celery,...
I scrub my potatoes clean. Do you?
My SIL was her visiting over the holidays, sharing...
Tried And True "Edible" Brownie Recipe? (Where Legal)
Here is a cooking question, more specifically a baking...
Weird "guy food" that's actually delicious?
You know what kind of food I mean? Not the kind of...
What can I make to go with..
Dh has a potluck on Friday. I am making red lentil...
tishtoshnm Zone 6/NM
Sponsored Products
Home Decorators Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug: Home Decorators Collection Rugs Luau
$15.20 | Home Depot
Pineapple Coconut Cake
$49.00 | Horchow
Pineapple Plywood Shade Stylish Modern Pendant Lamp
Liberty Royal Landing Cherry Bed Bench
Extra-Coarse Grater
$12.99 | zulily
Couristan Recife Tropics Indoor/Outdoor Area Rug - Cocoa/Black - 1177/2500-2X3.7
$19.00 | Hayneedle
Plantation Small Outdoor Wall Mount with Light Amber Glass
$189.00 | Bellacor
Tropical Pineapple Stair Rod Finials
Signature Hardware
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™