Have you ever seen the pineapple corers at the grocery store and wondered if they worked? I have and was hesitant to spend the $6 because six bucks is six bucks and the idea of wasting it on a worthless piece of plastic did not thrill me.
But fresh pineapple does thrill me and I've been seeing grilled pineapple popping up on pinterest and I really wanted to try it. Now I know some of you are probably thinking back to an earlier post where I made fun of half sticks of butter and wonder why I don't just suck it up Butter Cup and cut up the pineapple with a knife.
Well, I'll tell you why. Slicing your butter stick in half is a whole sight easier than cutting up a pineapple correctly. And not everyone is like my friend Mary who will eat every part of the peeled pineapple including the core. Maybe my knives aren't sharp enough or I just don't know what in the world I am doing but it never turns out right.
So, I decided to risk the six dollars and bought the plastic corer in Walmart.
We had a bunch of friends over on Memorial weekend end to cook out and while my beloved was grilling burgers our friend Ryan, whose wife actually has a youtube video somewhere of them using this corer, gave
Simply cut off the top of your pineapple.
Get a firm grip on the fruit and place the serrated edge of the corer in the center of your pineapple and begin to twist.
Stop just before you get to the bottom and pull out the core free evenly sliced deliciousness.
Oh my goodness, was it good!
We did thrown the pineapple slices on the grill for about ten to fifteen minutes. Just long enough for the juice to caramelize a bit.
Such flavor and healthy too! Doesn't get much better than that.
So, absolutely worth the six dollars and I could see myself actually paying a few dollars more for a metal one if we wear this one out.