Cut off the endsLay the pineapple on its side and and cut off the top and bottom. Stand the pineapple up and, holding the knife parallel to the pineapple, shave off the outer skin. Now go enjoy your freshly cut pineapple poolside with a Piña Colada. Makinze Gore Associate Food Editor Makinze is the Associate Food Editor for Delish.com. Lena Abraham Senior Food Editor Lena Abraham is the Senior Food Editor at Delish, where she develops and styles recipes for video and photo, and also stays on top of current food trends.