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5 Tips for Cutting Tomatoes

The Right Knife

Why do so many tomatoes end up a mangled, mushy mess? Because so many people are going at them with the wrong knife.

For cutting a tomato, go with something serrated. The flesh is so tender, a smooth knife can end up pressing into it instead of cutting through it. Simply saw through the fruit using a light touch, and you'll find it gives easily and forms a nice edge.

Tip No. 3: Out with the tough!