CKS 021| How To Peel And Slice A Melon

To peel and slice a seeded melon such as honeydew or cantaloupe, start by topping and tailing, then stand on end, and cut away the rind following the natural contour of the melon with your knife blade.

How to Peel and Slice a Seeded Melon - Step One

Once the melon is peeled, slice in half and scoop out seeds with a large soup spoon.

How to Peel and Slice a Seeded Melon - Step Two

To finish, quarter the seeded melon, lay flat and remove the corners by slicing in at a 45° angle as shown top right in the pictures below. Once the corners of the melon are removed, it should lay nice and flat, allowing you to slice into quart inch pieces using good guide hand technique.

How to Peel and Slice a Seeded Melon - Step Three

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GreenBake's picture

Which type of knife would be best for a large (oval) watermelon? What technique would you use?