When you put the pineapple on its side again and slice it, you'll notice the rounds look like flowersbecause of the"V" cuts. You can keep the core in (it's edible and healthy) or you can cut it out.10. There is actually a really cool pineapple gizmo you can buy. Which will help facilitate this whole process: 11. Besides fruit salads and tropical drinks, pineapples are also used to make wine. In Maui at least.