Pinterest testing: How to cut a watermelon

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You’ve probably seen this video floating around Buzzfeed, Facebook and Pinterest:

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I had to try it.

Enter: my watermelon. And a very large knife.

I sliced the sides (but not the whole way around).

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I went around the edge with the knife to cut away the rind. I did nice cross-hatch cuts through the melon.

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And VOILA!

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Except it wasn’t that easy. I’d totally use this method again, but it was messy and required a smaller knife. And see how he went around the rim of the melon like it was no biggie? Yeah, not that simple. Mine looked like this after I removed the inside:

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Pin tested, somewhat approved.

 

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