Introduction: Multiple Tomato Slicer

Simple way to slice a few grape tomatoes all at once.

Step 1:

Get two lids that are the same size. I just used two from some old chinese take-out. The lids can be bigger or smaller than the ones I used, it just depends on how many grape tomatoes you're trying to cram onto them and slice all at once.

Step 2:

Find a good, sharp knife (serrated knives work best) to slice through the tomatoes.

Step 3:

Squeeze as many tomatoes as you can onto one lid and then place the other lid on top of them.

Step 4:

Take that serrated knife you grabbed and, while placing one hand on top of the lids and tomatoes, slice on through those red ovals. 

Step 5:

Tada! You just cut your cooking time in half now that you don't have to slice each tiny tomato separately!

Comments

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Soose (author)2015-03-07

I've been trying to think of a way to slice multiple little tomatoes in one go for a LONG time. Will try this way soon. This is Brilliant. :)

For some recipes, I'd really like to slice them the other direction. Any ideas, anyone?

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Catley (author)2015-01-06

This is a great idea, and it's going to save me a lot of time next summer. Always hated the time it took to slice them one by one.

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SaucyMouth (author)2012-02-27

Great tip! This will come in handy! Thanks!

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alisonb (author)2012-02-19

Excellent tip!

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MaryT8M (author)2012-02-19

You're SO clever

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weekofmenus (author)2012-02-18

wonderful!!! Love it! Will try it soon!

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FlatLinerMEDIC (author)2012-02-18

I love how Rachael Ray comes up with ideas like these!

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rimar2000 (author)2012-02-18

Clever!

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jessyratfink (author)2012-02-18

You just blew my mind. So fancy!

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mikeasaurus (author)2012-02-18

Ha, neat idea!

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AndyGadget (author)2012-02-18

 
Ingenious.  Just watch the fingers when slicing across.