Pineapple is one of those favorite summer fruits that are usually too difficult to want to deal with fresh. Let’s face it. With that ultra-thick skin, spiny leaves and body, and generally awkward shape, pineapples, no matter how delicious you think they are, are usually not worth the hassle of buying fresh and whole in the supermarket. Especially when there are plenty of pre-cut or canned varieties. The only problem is no type of pre-packaged pineapple tastes as good as one that is completely fresh.
Even if you try to cut a fresh pineapple, it often leads to disaster. Trying to get that skin off and the juicy fruit out can end up making your pineapple look more like it exploded or crash-landed than that you actually cut the fruit. Juice gets everywhere, half the meat is wasted, and what you did manage to cut comes out in uneven chunks. Not appealing, and not as tasty.
However, there are tricks to making cutting a fresh pineapple simple and that even someone who never thought they were any good at cutting pineapple can do with a little practice. The video below will show you four ways to cut pineapple successfully. From how to use a corer to how to make pineapple art, you’ll find effective and detailed instructions on getting the most out of your fresh pineapple and impressing your guests, friends, or family at the same time. You’ll be surprised at how simple cutting a pineapple actually is. Check it out.
These are awesome pineapple tricks, aren’t they? The step-by-step instructions make getting those pineapples cut correctly and easily a cinch. The first method and the last are great to impress guests at a party while still making the edible parts of the pineapple easy to access. With these methods, you’ll want to buy fresh pineapple all the time. Once you taste the difference, you will never want to go back to canned or pre-cut. You make have to practice a little to get the techniques down well enough to make your finished result look as clean and as easy as he does, but the methods aren’t difficult so it shouldn’t take you very long to master them.
If you don’t have a pineapple corer, you should invest in one if you ever cut pineapples. You can buy them in some grocery stores or order them online. Don’t forget, whenever you are cutting anything in the kitchen, you need a good sharp knife. Without sharp, well-made knives, everything you do in the kitchen will be more difficult.