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Fruit on bamboo
For outdoor eating, little colorful bamboo skewers that’ve got their ‘fruit on’ make
the picnic pop. Not only does natural, unadorned fruit garnish supper sandwiches and salads but tastes juicy and bright. Get the kids involved in prep. It’s easy and fun!
Recipe: Fruit Kabobs
Active Time: 20 Minutes | Total Time: 20 Minutes | Yield: 16 Servings
1/2 fresh pineapple, peeled and cut in chunks
1 lb strawberries, tops removed
1 bunch red grapes
1 bunch green grapes
1/2 honeydew melon, peeled and cut in chunks
– bamboo skewers
1 Thread fruit on bamboo skewers taking care to string light colors next to deeper hues.
These kabobs are best with ripe fruit that’s chilled.
Thread on long or short skewers as desired.
Fruit could also be served mixed in a bowl.
- Exchange honeydew for cantaloupe or casaba.
- Exhange strawberries for blackberries.
Inspiration – Helen Horton
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Written by Helen Horton
Recipe Tester for The Washington Post
Photography and Styling by Helen Horton
Updated: June 18 2014