Get a taste of the tropics by learning how to prepare a delicious pineapple. Watch this video to learn how to peel and cut a pineapple.
You Will Need
* A chef's knife
* And a ripe pineapple
* A paring knife
* And an apple corer
Step 1. Cut off the ends of the pineapple
Cut off the leafy top and the base using a chef's knife.
Step 2. Cut off the rind in large strips
Stand the pineapple on its bottom and slice away the rind in large strips, cutting deeply enough to remove the brown eyes without losing too much fruit.
Use a paring knife to cut out any remaining brown eyes.
Step 3. Cut the fruit away from the core
Cut the pineapple away from its core in large strips and discard the core. Or, slice the peeled pineapple horizontally into rings and use an apple corer to remove the core from each slice.
Step 4. Cut into chunks and serve
Cut the peeled strips of pineapple into chunks and serve.
FACT: Christopher Columbus was one of the first Europeans to taste pineapple.
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