Golden pineapples, heavily scented and oh so sweet, will transport you to the tropics with just one bite. But do you know how to pick a perfectly ripe pineapple? (Here's a hint, it's in the crown!) Or how to make picture perfect pineapple rings? All you need is a sharp knife and 60 seconds and we'll show you how!
In this quick cooking video, TLK vlogger Melissa Bailey shows you how to cut a pineapple quickly, easily, and with no mess. Got a minute? That's all it takes!
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Now that you know how to select and slice a pineapple, try it in one of our favorite recipes: Grilled Pineapple and Chorizo Flatbread, Pineapple Dulce de Leche Napoleon, and Mexican Hot Dogs with Pineapple Pico de Gallo.
Melissa Bailey, amateur chef and the award winning blogger behind HungryFoodLove.com, is spicing up The Latin Kitchen with a series of fun, one minute videos that teach you how to easily work with your favorite Latin ingredients and cook your favorite Latin recipes. Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Melissa now lives in upstate New York with her husband and daughter. In 2013 she was named Best [email protected] Food Blogger by LATISM, a national non-profit that recognizes the best Latino influencers in the digital space. Her blog was also voted number 5 top recipe blog in TheKitchn’s 2013 annual Homies Awards. In addition to offering tasty recipes, HungryFoodLove.com raises awareness and funds that provide aid to impoverished children in the Dominican Republic.