Food & Recipes

What Is The Easiest Way to Cut a Watermelon?

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 3:00 AM, May 22, 2018

Aired May 22, 2018

Watermelon season has arrived, everyone!

And as always, we turned to senior culinary producer and our very own watermelon *queen,* Jeanette Donnarumma, to teach us her ways.

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This year, she wanted to prove just how simple slicing a watermelon could actually be -- so you can save money on buying it pre-sliced (way pricier per pound).

So, go ahead and follow her 3 easy steps -- and watch her demonstrate her expertise in the video above!

1) Cut watermelon straight down the middle
 

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2) Flip one half face down and slice into strips in one direction
 

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3) Turn it and slice in the other direction
 

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4) Repeat steps 2 and 3 on other half

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And voila! You'll be left with what Jeanette refers to as snackable "watermelon fries."