How to Carve a Pineapple for Halloween

Gourds shmourds. Want to really freak people out this Halloween? Consider taking your knife skills to other fruits and vegetables—like pineapples.

Danica Lo
Halloween Pineapple Jack-O-Lantern
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Originally published by Food & Wine
According to a cursory survey of the internet, pineapple carving for Halloween is officially a thing. Behold, pineapples with scary jack-o-lantern faces on the beach:
Halloween Pineapple Jack-O-Lantern
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Here's a decorative tabletop pineapple-o-lantern:
Halloween Pineapple Jack-O-Lantern
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And you can even light them up, just like a pumpkin!
Halloween Pineapple Jack-O-Lantern
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Curious about carving a pineapple of your own this Halloween? Check out this handy how-to video on Food & Wine.
As it turns out, pumpkins and pineapples aren't the only fruits and veggies you can carve up for the spooky season. Why not try watermelon? In fact, back in the day, the first jack-o-lanterns were carved from turnips. Now that's truly scary.