Tailgate Recipe: Thai Pineapple Salsa

By Alma Schneider

Getting tired of the same old salsa, day after day, year after year? Spice things up with this Thai-inspired variation. But keep your tastebuds on alert, this recipe can get a little hot.

Ingredients:

* 1 cup pineapple, small dice

* 2 minced scallions, green and white

* 1/4 cup chopped cilantro

* Juice of 2 limes

* 3/4 teaspoon minced fresh ginger

* 3 tiny minced Thai peppers or 1-2 minced jalapeno peppers

* Salt and a touch of sugar to taste

* (Add in a bit of chopped cabbage if you want to make it into a slaw)

Instructions:

1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl

2. Chill and serve with chips.

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Alma Schneider is a licensed Clinical Social Worker helping individuals overcome their psychological and practical obstacles to cooking and parenting on her blog and consulting business, Take Back the Kitchen. She is a native New Yorker transplanted to the suburbs with her husband, four children and loving yet stubborn Beagle Shiloh.

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