Weekly Hack: Basic knife cuts cheat sheet

Published: October 18, 2019

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Attention, cottage cooks! Are you prepped for slow cooker, casserole, and soup season? Well, you will be, with this cheat sheet to common knife cuts. If the recipe says:

“Chopped”

Cut into bite-sized pieces, about ⅓” to ½” in diameter

“Finely chopped”

Chop slightly smaller than bite-sized

“Roughly chopped”

Chop slightly larger than bite-sized

“Diced”

Chop into even pieces, about ¼” in diameter

“Minced”

Chop into even pieces, about ⅛” in diameter

“Cubed”

Chop into bite-sized, uniform squares

“Julienned”

Cut into thin, 3″-long matchsticks, no thicker than ¼”

 

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