How to Halve and Core an Apple

If you use the correct technique and equipment for preparing fruit, no matter how simple these are, you are more likely to get a professional finish.

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How to Halve and Core an Apple-tips-step by step with photo

STEP 1: With the point of a small, sharp knife, cut around the stalk end of the apple; remove the stalk. Repeat with the flower end.


STEP 2: With the same knife, cut the apple lengthwise in half.


STEP 3: With a melon baller, carefully scoop out the core and pips from the center of each apple half, leaving as neat a shape as possible.