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Knife Skills - How to Dice a Carrot

Learn guitar chords for FREE through our new game Chord Master: Mahalo expert chef Eric Crowley demonstrates how to properly dice a carrot. What You'll Need --------------------------------------------------------------------- Sharpened knife* Cutting board Carrot, peeled? Instructions --------------------------------------------------------------------- Grip the knife with your middle, ring and pinky fingers around the handle. Clasp your thumb and forefinger on each side of the blade's base to control cutting.?Curl the fingertips of your other hand on top of the carrot to keep it in place.2. Cut off the fattest end of the carrot then slice the remainder into two-inch sections. 3. Flatten a side of the carrot by shaving a piece off. Place the flat side down on the cutting board so it won't roll.? 4. Rotate the carrot 180 ° and slice off the other round sides, giving it a clean, rectangular shape.5. T o make a medium dice?(half-inch wide/tall/deep cubes) cut each two-inch carrot section down the middle. Repeat cutting each two-inch section until you have several medium-sized juliennes (long, thin strips).?6. To create dices, place your thumb to the back of each julienne and curl your fingertips on top of the carrot. Place the tip of the blade onto the cutting board and cut into the carrot?with forward and backward motions?using the back of the blade. ? 7. For a smaller dice, split the carrot into a thinner slice and cut as above.? Read more by visiting our page at:
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