How to Eat a Grapefruit Without the Use of a Knife

Ever wonder how to get the most out of your grapefruit? With a little more effort these steps will result in a much sweeter snack than other methods.

Steps

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    Wash your hands.
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    Remove the outer peel of the grapefruit using your hands.
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    Properly dispose of the outer peel.
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    Separate the wedges of the grapefruit.
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    Take one wedge; pinch the skin at the tip to tear it.
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    Pull the skin away from the inner fruit; continue until the inner fruit is fully exposed.
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    Remove any seeds from the fruit.
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    Repeat steps 6 though 8 for each of the remaining wedges.
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    Properly dispose of the skin and seeds.
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    Place the inner fruit in your mouth, chew, and enjoy!

Tips

  • Be sure to have napkins handy, this can get messy.
  • Using a citrus fruit peeler may make the removal of the outer peel easier.

Warnings

  • Be aware of squirting juices, they can be painful to the eyes.

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Categories: Eating Techniques