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How to Cut Pineapple

Use these easy steps to learn how to cut pineapple, plus find a fantastic pineapple recipe.

Before putting your fresh pineapple in the fridge after you get it home, quarter it. The Grilled Jerk Chops recipe below will be a cinch to fix later in the week. Here is a quick shortcut for quartering the pineapple:

Step 1

With a chef's knife, remove the crown and the base. Stand the pineapple upright and cut down the length to remove the eyes and rind in strips.

Step 2

Cut pineapple into quarters; remove the core. Serve with Grilled Jerk Chops or enjoy as a refreshing snack.

Grilled Jerk Chops

These moist and tender Grilled Jerk Chops are treated to a quick, tangy marinade that gives this fresh meal weeknight ease.
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

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