Cutting a Pineapple into Chunks

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1. Set the pineapple on its side and cut off and discard about 2.5 centimeters from the top and bottom.

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2. Stand the pineapple upright and cut lengthwise to remove and discard the tough, outer peel in strips.

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3. Go back around the pineapple and cut off any remaining hard bits of peel called “eyes.”

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4. Cut the pineapple in quarters lengthwise through the core.

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5. Lay each quarter flat on the cutting board. With your knife at an angle, remove and discard each section of core.

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6. Cut each quarter in half lengthwise. Then cut them into chunks.