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How to Garnish


Pineapple Boats and More
Pineapple boats give any table a charming tropical feel.

To make pineapple boat garnishes:
  1. Cut pineapple in half lengthwise through crown.

    Cut pineapple in half when making pineapple boats.
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    Cut pineapple in half.

  2. Remove fruit from shells with curved knife, leaving shells intact.

    Remove fruit from shell.
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    Remove fruit from shell.

  3. Remove the core from each pineapple half; discard core.

    Remove core from pineapple when making pineapple boats.
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    Remove core from pineapple.

  4. Coarsely chop pineapple; place chunks in pineapple boats to serve. Add other fruits, if desired.

    Chop pineapple pieces.
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    Chop pineapple pieces.

Similar to pineapple boats, dairy garnishes such as egg chickens, are charming and fun. We'll show you how to make them in the next section.

Tip!
Scallop top edge of basket, if desired. Place open end of drinking glass against melon so top edge of glass is aligned with top edge of basket. Draw a pencil line around glass edge to form scallop shape. Repeat around entire watermelon. Carefully cut along pencil lines with utility knife to form scalloped edge.


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