Sprinkle pineapple—or any firm fruit—with sugar, sear it on the grill until it's nice and caramelized, and watch it get sweet, mellow, and gorgeously charred. Make it a meal by tossing the fruit with peppery greens, creamy avocado, and a spicy dressing. Sounds like an unusual combination, but with one bite and a little faith, you'll be on board. Get the recipe on Food52.
5. Cuban Avocado, Watercress, and Pineapple Salad