How to Easily Cut A Whole Watermelon Into Cubes #Watermelon #DIY

HOW TO EASILY CUT A WHOLE WATERMELON INTO CUBES, Picnic ideas, #Watermelon, #Summer, #DIY #HowToCubeAMelonHow to Easily Cut A Whole Watermelon Into Cubes

When there is hot weather my family tends eat a lot of fruits and veggies… anything cool. That being said we eat a lot of watermelon. So I have become pretty good at chopping these bad boys up into nice bite sized cubes, perfect for little hands and on the go meals like picnics. I just cute them up, then put them into bowls or zipper bags in the refrigerator and if I am lucky they will last at least a few days. Not because they go bad, but because my family gobbles them up as fast as I can cut them.

how to cube a watermelonFirst you will need a sturdy long knife ( I like this Rachel Ray Knife set) one that will slice threw a watermelon in one easy motion. As you can see in the photo my cuts are not always straight ( looks like the food network will not be calling me anytime soon for my jazzy knife skills).

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Rachael Ray Knife Set

Take your knife and wack off the top and bottom of the watermelon so it can sit on a pan without moving.

how to cube a watermelonNow take your knife and cut long sections from top to bottom off the rind.  Go around the whole watermelon and take all the rind off, then go back over it to take any white rind off you might have missed.

how to cube a watermelonWhile your melon is still standing make cuts from top to bottom to cut the melon into one inch slices.  You really need a long knife to have nice even cuts for this part.

how to cube a watermelon

Split it into two equal parts, and lay them down on a baking tray or cutting board. Now make one inch cuts all along the melon on both sides going horizontal.  Then turn your knife and go the other way, this time making one inch vertical cuts.  Now you are done… your whole melon is now cut into perfect 1 inch cubes.

Your family will be super impressed with your new skills, just be careful and don’t chop your finger off with the first WACK (ya I almost did that once…. shhh don’t tell).

how to cube a watermelon

Perfect 1 inch squares.

How to Easily Cut A Whole Watermelon Into Cubes

Please note that the watermelon in these photos was a little over ripe, and not as firm as I normally like them.

how to cube a watermelon

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VictorClay
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You guys should check out this water melon slicer. It reduces the need to use a knife http://bit.ly/2aowoul

Jeri Miller
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Jeri Miller

A Man on the Internet did this Exact Watermelon Cutting 2 Years Ago

Amanda Flake
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Amanda Flake

My boys loved the watermelon grabbers! U0001f349 thanksU0001f600

Cecelia Pannone-Oconnor
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Cecelia Pannone-Oconnor

Great video love this idea

Yesenia Montanez
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Yesenia Montanez

Awesome mom! #Houston

A Thrifty Mom
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A Thrifty Mom

Here’s the pineapple slicer we use.. http://amzn.to/1YJDJCZ

Dawn Froehle
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Dawn Froehle

Thank you so much!

A Thrifty Mom
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A Thrifty Mom

Here’s the knife she is using.. http://amzn.to/1YJDyaQ

Dawn Froehle
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Dawn Froehle

Please don’t forget the link for the knives! Thank you!

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Emily Poulson

Super cute batman my son would love that i think we need to do that with him

Amanda Flake
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Amanda Flake

We love Batman, but my boys will be going to a father and sons campout so we will have to watch it and do it when they are home maybe Saturday.

Earlene Melissa Johnson
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Earlene Melissa Johnson

Love being thrifty. .. recycling is great for kids projects.

Dawn Froehle
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Dawn Froehle

What a fun mom! It’s a breath of fresh air seeing kids with their mom having fun!

Adora Dunlap
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Adora Dunlap

My little sister Beverly and I say hi from Everett Washington!

Dawn Froehle
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Dawn Froehle

Thank you for putting the link up!

Anna Avila
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Anna Avila

Took my girls to a wiggles concert when they were little! They loved the wiggles!

Allison Morrow
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Allison Morrow

Oh noo its paused

Bonnie Miller
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Bonnie Miller

I can’t open the link

Dawn Froehle
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Dawn Froehle

I screenshot the link maybe try that

Earlene Melissa Johnson
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Earlene Melissa Johnson

Yummy yummy yummy yummy fruit salllaad.

Judy Wyant
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Judy Wyant

The wiggles sing it.

Debbie Elliott
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Debbie Elliott

The links not working

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Adia Small

one of my favorite shows growing up , the Wiggles

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Donna Wynn Whitson

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A Thrifty Mom
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A Thrifty Mom

Here’s the pineapple slicer we use.. http://amzn.to/1YJDJCZ

Connie Larson-Keiderling
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Connie Larson-Keiderling

Pineapples are easy to cut. My friend from the Phillipines taught me how not to lose so much fruit.

Dawn Froehle
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Dawn Froehle

The pineapples get me every time!

Debbie Elliott
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Debbie Elliott

Wheres the link for the knifes?

Bonnie Miller
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Bonnie Miller

Yeah pineapple tricks??

Melissa Gall
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Melissa Gall

Thanks for this info!

Dawn Froehle
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Dawn Froehle

Do you have tricks for pineapples?

Julie Reyes
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Julie Reyes

Yummmm I’ll be right over!

April Easton
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April Easton

I will have to try this for our cook out and I love Rachel Ray cooking gear

Windy West
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Windy West

Bravo well done ladies!

Virginia Mckinney
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Virginia Mckinney

This is very cool, thanks for the idea 🙂

Debbie Callahan Ashby
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Debbie Callahan Ashby

works for Maleeya

Cristina Gamez
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Cristina Gamez

Mmmm looks yummyU0001f61bU0001f61bU0001f61b

Maria Pearson
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Maria Pearson

This is a great idea.. Will try it next time.

Karema Brown
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Karema Brown

Your girls are beautiful and we love your videos

Rebecca Hernandez
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Rebecca Hernandez

Tell your mom , you guys are awesome!!!!!!!!!!

Shonda McClure
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Shonda McClure

You have my dream kitchen! Love it!

Sofia Rentas
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Sofia Rentas

Ok that nice

Earlene Melissa Johnson
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Earlene Melissa Johnson

Oooooooo wooow. Nice

A Thrifty Mom
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A Thrifty Mom

Here’s the knife she is using.. http://amzn.to/1YJDyaQ

Sofia Rentas
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Sofia Rentas

Wat yall doing

Dawn Froehle
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Dawn Froehle

You won’t have any sticks left soon! How cute! Your one cutie could eat the whole melon! U0001f60a

Debbie Callahan Ashby
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Debbie Callahan Ashby

We don’t have chickens and horses anymore but you have Maleeya that just as good. Ha Ha!

Faith Dalton Aloha
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Faith Dalton Aloha

Your knife is slicing so easily. What kind is it?

Jodi Dawn
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Jodi Dawn

This is so neat!!

Lois Francis
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Lois Francis

I’m late coming on what are we making?

Earlene Melissa Johnson
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Earlene Melissa Johnson

Lololol… sounds great. My family of 6 will love it.

Debbie Callahan Ashby
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Debbie Callahan Ashby

Hannah wanted me to tell you hi!

Cynthia Espinal
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Cynthia Espinal

Great idea for the summer here in FL

Dawn Froehle
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Dawn Froehle

Great ideas! Love that your girls are loving doing this with you! Cherish these times!

Earlene Melissa Johnson
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Earlene Melissa Johnson

I think I missed something in the beginning while u were cutting the sticks. Will have to watch the video fuh sure, but the end result is cool. It’s really hot in Trinidad these days so really cool treat for my little homeschooler and even the big kids.

Jen Abbott
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Jen Abbott

Thank u so much for teaching us!

Amanda Flake
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Amanda Flake

Hey! We are having watermelon tonight!

The Typical Mom
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The Typical Mom

Hello…love that your daughters are there too!

Debbie Elliott
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Debbie Elliott

Love it from Tennessee

Heather Lynn-Coe
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Heather Lynn-Coe

Thank you for doing what you do!! You are a lifesaver girlU0001f609

Natalie Palacios
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Natalie Palacios

Your girls are adorable ! I love doing stuff with my princess U0001f60a hello from Az !

Debbie Holmes Lloyd
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Debbie Holmes Lloyd

This will so great for summer cookouts!!

Mary Teresa Thomas
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Mary Teresa Thomas

Watching from Az.

Adia Small
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Adia Small

hello from Washington DC, you are such a great mom

Dana Dees
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Dana Dees

Hi from North Carolina

Autumn Bree Harris
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Autumn Bree Harris

Love that your girls are involved!

Debbie Callahan Ashby
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Debbie Callahan Ashby

Are you on live now!

Stephanie Ricky Gohs
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Stephanie Ricky Gohs

Hello from Kentucky

Jonathan Stewart
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Jonathan Stewart

Hello from Indiana

Adia Small
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Adia Small

i love watermelon U0001f60a

Windy West
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Windy West

Hello from Seattle! You ladies are adorable!

Christy Stricklin Hopper
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Christy Stricklin Hopper

My family loves watermelon!!

Desiree Ann McCauley
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Desiree Ann McCauley

Hello from North Dakota!!!

Windy West
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Windy West

Hello! I am so happy you are doing this I just bought a melon!

Julie Notenboom
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Julie Notenboom

Thanks love it

Stephanie Bauman
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Stephanie Bauman

I use an electric knife but like the idea of how to do it will try with my electric knife.

A Thrifty Mom
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A Thrifty Mom

so easy 🙂

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Like, share or PIN so you can remember this idea for later

Dianne Cox
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Dianne Cox

Oh No it I sooo good, lol

Sandra Rodriguez
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Sandra Rodriguez

Jennifer Vasquez-Bauza

Elizabeth Bailey Stocker
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Elizabeth Bailey Stocker

Salt on cantaloupe, yum!

A Thrifty Mom
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A Thrifty Mom

I also like salt on my apples… 🙂

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A Thrifty Mom
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A Thrifty Mom

I like salt on mine too 😉

Dianne Cox
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Dianne Cox

Love watermelon sprinkled with salt, yum

Stephanie
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Stephanie

I used to teach this, with an additional step. After the first long slices, use a spoon to remove seeds, as they will be in straight lines. So easy to remove all seeds! Proceed to cut into chunks.

Cindy
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Cindy

I find it easier to use a melon baller , other than cutting it in half, not all the cutting.