Follow this easy tutorial for How to Cut a Watermelon and enjoy the sweet and juicy treat all season long.

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Happy official first day of summer!

The watermelon around here is already super sweet and juicy so I thought I’d teach you how to cut it into slices and cubes, perfect for popping.

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Here’s how to cut a watermelon:

1. Wash and place your watermelon on a large cutting board.

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Tip: I usually pick a watermelon with the biggest yellow spot I can find on the bottom. This means it’s been sitting in the sun the longest, and is therefore the ripest and sweetest.

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2. With a large, sharp knife, slice the watermelon in half lengthwise.

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3. Cut each half in half again lengthwise, so you have four quarters.

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4. Cut the quarters into slices.

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At this point, you could leave the wedges intact – perfect for party platters, etc – or go a step further and cut it up into cubes.

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5. Slice the rind off, then cut into cubes.

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Devour!!!!

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