A Cut Above
This Hack Will Improve Your Summer Snacking
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There's an easier way to eat fresh watermelon than buying expensive containers of mushy pre-cut chunks or just smashing one open on your driveway. This 10-pound orb can seem unwieldy, but with a few well-placed slices you can have even cubes with little effort. Pick your sharpest chef's knife or serrated knife, and get ready to savor summer's last melony goodness.
Step 1: Buy a watermelon.
Step 2: First remove the top and bottom of the watermelon with a large chef's or serrated knife.
Step 3: Halve the watermelon with a vertical slice.
Step 4: Following the curve of the fruit, cut the skin off in vertical slices.
Step 5: Cut the watermelon crosswise into slabs
Step 6: Turn the slabs so they are laying flat on the cutting board
Step 7: Working on one or two slabs at a time, cut into long pieces and then into slices or cubes.
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