This week F&W’s Justin Chapple revealed the super-easy way to peel a kiwi with a spoon, ridding you forever of the delicious fruit’s hairy, awful skin. Of course, you can only have so many kiwis. Here, a few more great tips that will make your fruit eating easier and more delicious.
Use a curved paring knife for expert quartering. F&W Best New Chef 2007 April Bloomfield swears by curved paring knives. “They’re perfect for trimming something in your hand, like if you need to quarter an apple.”
Juice your own pomegranates. Cookbook author and chef Maria Helm Sinskey uses fresh pomegranate juice in whiskey cocktails. “It’s so easy to juice one,” she says. “Cut it in half and squeeze it on an electric juicer, like an orange. Let the sediment settle, then pour the juice off.”