For anyone who’s ever been worn down, possibly defeated by the skin of a pineapple, brace yourselves because you haven’t seen anything yet. Durians, for example, are a green eye sore, while lychees are the raspberry’s scalier cousin. These fruits and more are best to enjoy — and in some cases track down — in the summer months, but what the heck should you do with them once you’ve brought them home?

Easy. Click through the slideshow for some healthy spins on summer’s weird fruits.