Avoid massive hacking; slice it up for your guests.
How to Cut Hard Squash
Slice the squash, not your fingers.
How to Cut Dried Fruit Smoothly
Oiling your knife can help.
How to Cut Perfectly Round Cookies
CHOW.com's Suzy Brannon shares a simple and effective trick for slice-and-bake cookie dough to get perfectly round cookies that look like they just came from the bakery!
How to Cut Corn Off the Cob
Corn kernels always go flying when you cut them off the cob, but it's easy to keep them in check with this simple trick from the CHOW Test Kitchen's Christine Gallary. All you need is a bowl, a paper towel, and a short knife. When you're ready to try out this technique, put it to use in our Tomato, Tomatillo, and Corn Salad recipe.