How to Spiral-Cut the Pineapple
Cut off both ends of pineapple; place upright on cutting board. Remove peel by making lengthwise cuts from top to bottom of pineapple, working your way around pineapple. Lay pineapple on its side. Following the diagonal pattern of the eyes, remove eyes by making shallow v-shaped cuts in pineapple. Cut pineapple crosswise into 1-inch-thick slices. Remove core from each slice.
How to Safely Thaw Frozen Shrimp
Thaw frozen shrimp in the refrigerator, not at room temperature. Or, place the sealed package in a bowl of cold water and change the water every 10 min. until the shrimp are completely thawed.