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This Infographic Shows How to Chop Weirdly-Shaped Vegetables

I’m not an ambitious cook and my culinary pursuits are limited to the familiar. I know how to peel a potato. I don’t know much else. That’s why I need a guide for more oddly-shaped vegetables like artichokes, as demonstrated in this graphic.

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This Infographic Shows How to Chop Weirdly-Shaped Vegetables

I’m not an ambitious cook and my culinary pursuits are limited to the familiar. I know how to peel a potato. I don’t know much else. That’s why I need a guide for more oddly-shaped vegetables like artichokes, as demonstrated in this graphic.

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Our Top Five Garlic Tips, Tested

Garlic is an indispensable ingredient in all sorts of cuisines, but its tacky, smelly nature makes it a pain to peel and chop. To make your life a little simpler—and hopefully a little less sticky—we’ve rounded up our most popular garlic tips, and given each one a thorough evaluation.

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The Safest Way to Split Logs for Firewood

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If, like me, your credentials as a woodsman come primarily from watching movies set in the woods, you might think you can just swing any ax down the center of a log to split it. That’s not quite right. Like many things in life, you need the right tool for the job.

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The Safest Way to Split Logs for Firewood

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If, like me, your credentials as a woodsman come primarily from watching movies set in the woods, you might think you can just swing any ax down the center of a log to split it. That’s not quite right. Like many things in life, you need the right tool for the job.

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Avoid Slimy Okra by Boiling Before You Chop

I enjoy a side of fried okra as much as the next Mississippian but, thanks to a delightful substance called “mucilage,” prepping the pod can be slimy work. The solution is simple: cook the pods a bit before you chop them.

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Avoid Slimy Okra by Boiling Before You Chop

I enjoy a side of fried okra as much as the next Mississippian but, thanks to a delightful substance called “mucilage,” prepping the pod can be slimy work. The solution is simple: cook the pods a bit before you chop them.

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