Make the Most of Mangoes

Mango is one of the most popular fruits in the world, and it’s easy to see why — the creamy flesh makes for satisfying snacking, while the bright, fruity flavor enlivens sweet, spicy and savory dishes.

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Mango season in Hawaii would always inspire me and my friends to throw a tropical mango party. Have you ever been to a party like that? It’s quite a lot of fun and a great way to celebrate delicious, decadent mangoes. We would put on our swimsuits and sit in a hot tub eating sliced mangoes, drinking sparkling wine and listening to our favorite island music. I wish we had known about party-perfect Mango Sake Sling opens in a new tab and Mango Mimosas opens in a new tab back then.

New to mangoes? Once you’ve tasted a sweet, succulent mango, there’s no going back. If you’re not sure how to cut it, here’s one easy method:

  1. Slice off the two cheeks on either side of the flat, oblong mango pit.

  2. Taking care not to cut through the skin, make vertical lines about 1/4 inch apart.

  3. Scoop out slices with a large spoon.

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Now you’re ready for these “mango-licious” ideas!

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What’s your favorite mango recipe? I’d love to know.


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