By Alexis Bennett
Aug 28, 2015 @ 12:30 pm

Welcome to How To: Everything, a new step-by-step video series that InStyle’s editors have crafted for you to learn some of our favorite at-home DIY tricks. Check back every week for the latest trends in fashion, beauty, food, and lifestyle made easy.

There's nothing like a fresh pineapple-infused smoothie on a hot afternoon or impressing your friends with a pineapple fried rice recipe. But cutting the tropical plant into perfect pieces can seem like a daunting task that could ultimately result in a sticky, messy kitchen.

Luckily, the next video in our How To series demonstrates the easy to follow steps that will help you chop the vibrant fruit into party-worthy slices. From trimming the skin to slicing the core, every detail is broken down to effortlessly get the job done.

Watch the above video for all the juicy details.

RELATED: The Best Strawberry Pineapple Piña Colada Recipe