Counter-point: that pineapple hack is NOT totally legit.

According to this TikTok user — we’ve all been making a bigger deal of hacking up a pineapple to eat than is necessary.

So, in theory, the fruit is ready-to-eat and that we all throw out our knives and pineapple-core tools.  Gotcha.

Many people weighed in on Twitter — including this general sentiment:

But there is also this from Lifehacker, that says this method is messy, inefficient, and unhygienic (in their brief unscientific study).

Frankly, sign me up for THIS METHOD any day.  Knife play is fun and safe for the WHOLE family.  — [eric]