An easy tutorial to teach you How to Cut a Watermelon into Sticks.

Cutting it this way makes it easy for little ones to manage and great for potlucks. If you’ve ever wondered how to cut a watermelon into sticks, this will teach you how.How to Cut A Watermelon Into Sticks

HOW TO CUT A WATERMELON INTO STICKS

It’s a little embarrassing to admit that I’ve never cut a watermelon the traditional way. I had somewhat of a watermelon aversion until a couple months ago. Growing up I always remembered it being warm and mushy and haven’t really loved it ever since. I recently gave it another go and turns out nothing beats crisp, cold watermelon on a hot summer day.

I recently bought a watermelon and remembered my friend Kaela cutting it into sticks. I’ve always left the watermelon cutting to my husband. Part of me is terrified my knife will slip and I’ll cut my hand off.  How to Cut A Watermelon Into Sticks the-girl-who-ate-everything.comStart off with your watermelon and a sharp knife.

How to Cut A Watermelon Into Sticks the-girl-who-ate-everything.comMine was round and not terribly big so I started off slicing it in half. How to Cut A Watermelon Into Sticks the-girl-who-ate-everything.comThen you take one half and make about 2-inch slices going in one direction.

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Then take your knife a carefully cut 2-inch slices going in the other direction. This is the technique similar to my Bloomin’ Onion Bread.

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 The very ends you will discard but the rest will be these beautiful sticks!

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There are a couple of tricks if you have a really big watermelon. If you’re watermelon is huge, then your sticks are going to be super long. You can remedy that by cutting a section out as shown above and then cutting with the method I discussed.

How to Cut A Watermelon Into Sticks

 Enjoy! Hope this helps!

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