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  Pineapple Dance Studios
The philosophy behind the creation of Pineapple Dance Studios was to break down the elitist barriers surrounding dance, making it available to everyone, from the absolute beginner to the advanced and professional dancer.
Pineapple Studios offers classes for all levels and all ages (from dancers who are 4 years of age to those in their 90's!).
Pineapple Dance Studios also offers nearly 40 different varieties of dance styles ranging from Classical Ballet to Street Jazz, Hip Hop to Salsa, Egyptian dance to Bollywood grooves plus many more.
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  Pineapple
The pineapple was a pioneer crop along the east coast of Florida and or, the Keys.
Pineapples are grown from sea level to 7545 ft (2300 m) in Ecuador but those in the highlands are not as sweet as those of Guayaquil.
Crushed pineapple, juice, nectar, concentrate, marmalade and other preserves are commercially prepared from the flesh remaining attached to the skin after the cutting and trimming of the central cylinder.
www.hort.purdue.edu /newcrop/morton/pineapple.html   (9388 words)

  
  Pineapple - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The pineapple (Ananas comosus) is a tropical plant and fruit, native to Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, and Paraguay.
Pineapple is commonly used in desserts and other types of fruit dishes, or served on its own.
Pineapple is a good source of manganese, as well as containing significant amounts of vitamin C and Vitamin B1.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Pineapple   (789 words)

  
 Pineapple   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The pineapple was then taken to Europe and distributed to the Pacific islands, India, and Africa by Spaniards and the Portuguese explorers of the 16th and 17th centuries.
Pineapples are naturally drought tolerant by virtue of being CAM plants, opening their stomata at night for CO2 uptake, and closing them during the day.
Pineapple is often grown on large, vertically integrated plantations that maintain fields in all stages of development, from soil preparation to harvest.
www.uga.edu /fruit/pinapple.htm   (2781 words)

  
 PINEAPPLE Fruit Facts
The pineapple reached England in 1660 and began to be grown in greenhouses for its fruit around 1720.
Pineapples are drought-tolerant and will produce fruit under yearly precipitation rates ranging from 25 - 150 in., depending on cultivar and location and degree of atmospheric humidity.
Growth Habit: The pineapple plant is a herbaceous perennial, 2-1/2 to 5 ft. high with a spread of 3 to 4 ft. It is essentially a short, stout stem with a rosette of waxy, straplike leaves.
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 Pineapple Growing in the Florida Home Landscape   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pineapple plants may also be fertilized foliarly with mild solutions of nutrient mixes that include NPK and Mg (Table 1).
Roots of mature pineapple plants spread beyond the drip-line of the leaves and heavy fertilization of the lawn adjacent to plant is not recommended and may reduce fruiting and or fruit quality.
Pineapple plants may be induced to flower by short-day lengths, cool/cold weather, and dry or drought conditions (Table 1).
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 Indoorpineapplegrowers.org
Pineapples are slow growers and prefer a light, steady feeding.
Although pineapples can withstand drought, they prefer moist, acidic, airy soil.
If your pineapple receives less than 5 hours of sunlight a day, a supplemental light source is needed to obtain maximum growth.
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 Colonial Williamsburg Christmas - Decorations - The Pineapple in Colonial Williamsburg
The pineapple is native to South America and was likely imported to the Caribbean by native tribes, who brought the sweet fruit with them and transplanted it on several islands.
Although we usually associate the pineapple with Hawaii, it is not native to those islands either, having been transplanted there from Jamaica by the British in 1886, a full 200 years after the fruit had been cultivated and consumed in Europe.
The sweetness and unusual appearance of the pineapple and its association with fertility and agriculture made it a sought-after delicacy in colonial America.
www.history.org /Almanack/life/Christmas/dec_pineapple.cfm   (1210 words)

  
 WHFoods: Pineapple
In fact, the pineapple, because of its rarity and expense, was such a status item in those times that all a party hostess had to do was to display the fruit as part of a decorative centerpiece, and she would be awarded more than just a modicum of social awe and recognition.
Pineapples should be free of soft spots, bruises and darkened "eyes," all of which may indicate that the pineapple is past its prime.
Pineapple is not a commonly allergenic food, is not known to contain measurable amounts of goitrogens, oxalates, or purines, and is also not included in the Environmental Working Group's 2006 report "Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce" as one of the 12 foods most frequently containing pesticide residues.
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 Pineapple - Sugar Grilled - The Virtual Weber Bullet
Pineapples do not ripen and get sweeter after they're picked from the plant they grow on (Picture 1), so it's important to choose a good pineapple at the grocery store.
Pick a pineapple whose shell is golden about halfway up--the gold color starts at the bottom and moves toward the top.
When choosing a hybrid pineapple, my experience is that those with the sweetest, most fragrant smell tend to taste the sweetest.
www.virtualweberbullet.com /pineapple.html   (470 words)

  
 PINEAPPLE   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Pineapple fruits should be allowed to grow on the plant as late as possible for development of good flavour and colour on ripening.
Pineapples are sensitive to injuries due to compression or impact.
Storage period of pineapple is 2-4 weeks depending on the cultivar and ripening stage.
www.nabard.org /roles/ms/ph/pineapple.htm   (2100 words)

  
 pineapple - Allrecipes
Choose pineapples that are slightly soft to the touch with a full, strong color (depending on the variety) and no sign of greening.
Pineapple is available canned (in its own juice or in sugar syrup), crushed or in chunks, slices or tidbits.
Pineapple can be used in a variety of dishes including fresh fruit desserts and salads, and as a garnish for vegetables and meats.
allrecipes.com /HowTo/pineapple/Detail.aspx   (511 words)

  
 Social History of the Pineapple
The presence of pineapples on Caribbean islands was not a natural event, but rather the result of centuries of indian migration and commerce.
It was the pineapple that came to literally crown the most important feasts: often held aloft on special pedestals as the pinnacle of the table's central food mound.
A hostesses's ability to have a pineapple for an important dining event said as much about her rank as it did about her resourcefulness, given that the street trade in available fresh pineapples could be as brisk as it was bitchy.
www.levins.com /pineapple.html   (1210 words)

  
 Home Fruit Production
Pineapple is probably native to Brazil but was present throughout the American tropics when Columbus encountered the fruit on the island of Guadeloupe in 1493 on his second voyage.
At the turn of the last century, Florida was the leading producer of pineapples until the industry was decimated by a presumed disease, which later was found to be mealybugs, at which time Hawaii became the leading producer.
If the pineapple mother plant is large and healthy, and if you leave one or two suckers on it while the fruit is developing, additional fruit will form and be ready for harvest about a year after the initial fruit.
aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu /citrus/pineapple.htm   (1478 words)

  
 Pineapple Investigations
While investigating a pineapple, children will engage in a variety of activities that encourage sensory exploration, problem solving, creative thinking and language skills, and the development of science and science concepts.
Place a fresh pineapple inside a fl plastic bag and secure it so children cannot see what is inside.
Place the pineapple plant into the soil and cover with remaining soil and sand mixture.
teacher.scholastic.com /lessonrepro/lessonplans/ect/pineapple.htm   (452 words)

  
 Cellulite? fight it with Pineapple
Pineapple as natural treatment against cellulite and water retention.
From the juice of the fruit and in particular from the stalk of the pineapple, plant that came from tropical America, we obtein two enzimes with similar structure.
Pineapple stalk, very riched in bromeline - proteolytic glycoproteic enzime - is capable of check both post-traumatic and inflammatory edema (for example cellulite infiltration).Bromeline has a proteolytic effect on fibrin, thus favourishing the drainage of inflammatory focus and the reabsorption of hemorrhagic effusion.
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 Pineapple News and Information
ISHS Section on Tropical Fruits and Subtropical Fruits and its main function is the organization and convening of symposia on pineapple.
For more information, visit the ISHS web site, click on the link to Scientific Structure and follow the Working Group links to Pineapple.
Pineapple News 14 as an Adobe PDF file.
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 The Pineapple Thief - Official Site
Welcome to the The Pineapple Thief official website.
Keep checking back for the latest news, releases and downloads.
Sign up now and chat with other Pineapple Thief fans
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 You Grow Girl | Save Your Plant :: Pineapple Top
If you happen to have a pineapple on hand to eat, (and they are abundant and cheap during the late spring and summer months), then why not take a few minutes and grow your own pineapple plant from the discarded top?
It seems nearly mythological that anyone can grow a tropical fruit such as pineapple in his or her own home.
But as long as you have a sunny window and a moderate indoor climate you can grow your own.
www.yougrowgirl.com /grow/save_pineapple.php   (160 words)

  
 Alicia's Cournty Kitchen - Pineapple Recipes - Pineapple Upside Down Cake, Pineapple Desserts, Pinaapple Pies, ...
Pineapple recipes that have collected from boxes, box tops, cans, packages, newspapers, magazines, church recipe books, friends, and members of our recipe message board.
Meanwhile, heat juice from pineapple and sugar to boiling.
Beat cream cheese, pineapple and sugar in 3 quart bowl at medium speed until creamed.
www.aliciasrecipes.com /pineapple_recipes.htm   (866 words)

  
 Pineapple
Pineapples are an excellent source of vitamin C.
Pineapple varieties are plentiful, but only a few leading types travel well and are sold commercially.
Pineapples do not ripen after harvest, and are therefore difficult to export.
publix.com /wellness/notes/Display.do?id=Food_Guide&childId=Pineapple   (532 words)

  
 How to Do a Pineapple Fast for the Lungs - eHow.com
Pineapple is believed by some experts to help cleanse and tone these pores, as well as help expell intestinal worms through the enzyme bromelin.
The pineapple fast is excellent for anyone with any sort of intestinal worm, since the enzyme Bromelin, promenent in pineapple, destroys tapeworms and most other worms.
The astringent qualities of pineapple will loosen and clear mucus and toxins formed in the porous tissues of your lungs, allowing your lungs to better oxygenate your blood, and improving your entire well-being.
www.ehow.com /how_12674_pineapple-fast-lungs.html   (526 words)

  
 Pineapple
Despite the fact that the pineapples were available only to natives of the tropics and to wealthy Europeans.
It was probably the Guarani Indians who took pineapples on sea voyages as provisions and to prevent scurvy, thus spreading the plants from their native Paraguay throughout South and Central America.
Of the pineapples readily available here, to my taste the Cayenne is by far the best, although it can be two or three times as expensive as the Red Spanish.
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 Re: Could SpongeBob really live in a pineapple under the sea?
I once made a starter for a summer lunch party, which consisted of mayonnaise, chicken, grapes, peanuts and pineapple, served as a cold dish in the empty half-pineapple shells.
I'm inclined to think that if you took a pineapple, cut it in half, and sunk it, sponges would be among the "fouling" organisms to colonize it.
Even so, if the pineapple is colonized by other animals first, say, mussels or tunicates, sponges could certainly grow on the secondary surfaces they provide.
www.madsci.org /posts/archives/2004-12/1101931642.Bc.r.html   (580 words)

  
 Kitchen Dictionary: pineapple
Pineapples cannot be picked until they are ripe on the plant, because their starch does not convert to sugar once picked.
Pineapple can be found canned in its own juice or sugar syrup in ring slices, chunks or bits, as well as frozen or candied.
The enzyme in pineapple is terrific at tenderizing meats, so use it as a marinade, but don't leave meat next to pineapple more than 10 minutes before serving or it will turn it mushy.
www.recipezaar.com /library/getentry.zsp?id=278   (404 words)

  
 PineProj
Pineapples must have a soil with good drainage If the soil is badly drained the clay subsoil should be ripped up by tractors to loosen it.
Pineapple fruits usually mature at certain times of the year so that there are times when pineapples are not available.
If pineapples are grown under the shade of bananas, the area required to give a supply of bananas to 100 students was 30 m x 20 m.
www.uq.edu.au /_School_Science_Lessons/PineProj.html   (5034 words)

  
 Dole 5 A Day - We make 5 A Day fun!
Did you know that pineapple is a symbol of welcome and hospitality all around the world?
Pineapple is sweet, juicy, with a flavor all its own.
Fresh pineapple is also good for you because it is high in vitamin C.
www.dole5aday.com /ReferenceCenter/Encyclopedia/Pineapples/index.jsp   (174 words)

  
 Cookbook:Pineapple - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
Pineapple is commonly eaten fresh, in desserts, or cooked as part of a sauce or glaze.
Name-brand pineapple is sweeter, and thus better suited for eating without added sugar.
The top may be planted if you want a 4' (1.2m) diameter thorny bush that requires a couple years of frost-free weather.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Cookbook:Pineapple   (231 words)

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