Confession: I have pineapple for days at my house thanks to a good sale at my local store and lots of recipes in the hopper for Aloha Flavor so when I was brainstorming ideas for bacon recipes for #BaconMonth, I knew I’d have to incorporate pineapple into at least one of the recipes. I think I found a winner – it’s somewhat retro but with that flair that only spiced bacon can bring – Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites.
Growing up, there was an appetizer that I vaguely remember having which was essentially bites of pineapple wrapped in bacon. Sure – that sounds tasty but what if you take it up a notch? I saw a recipe for bacon pineapple appetizers in a Hawaiian cookbook that basically said “take pineapple, put in bacon with water chestnut and broil” and that was it. To me, while simple, it didn’t have that za za zu factor and for #BaconMonth, I knew I had to bring my a-game….