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    You've Been Cutting These 7 Vegetables Wrong Your Whole Life

    I like cornbread and collard greens...and asparagus and peppers and cauliflower.

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    1. Asparagus

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    Prepare to meet your maker.

    Snap the end off of one stalk so you know where the root is and slice the rest in the same place.

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    2. Grape Tomatoes

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    You aren't even a vegetable. You're a FRAUD.

    Gently press the grape tomatoes in between two container lids and slide a knife through.

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    3. Onion

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    Finally have some FUNion with this one. ;)

    Cut off the top end and slice the entire onion in half. This will make it easy to peel the skin away.

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    Make vertical slits on each half about an inch from the root.

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    Pull the knife through the onion parallel to the table and then chop the onion parallel to the root.

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    4. Cauliflower

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    Break up this bad boy in a snap, crackle, pop.

    Pull off the stem and stalks.

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    Slice in half and cut out the roots.

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    Pop off any florets if the pieces are still too large.

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    5. Hot Peppers

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    Though she be but little, she is fierce (and will burn the crap out of your fingers).

    Slip a knife through the end of a plastic bag so that you can wear the bags like gloves. Cut off the stem.

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    Slice the pepper into three and slide the knife along the root to take out the seeds.

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    6. Garlic

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    It kills vampires and all of my patience.

    Slam the garlic against your counter to break up the cloves.

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    Put the cloves in a container and shake. The bulbs should come right out of their peels.

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    7. Bell Peppers

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    Cut the top off of the pepper and yank out the guts.

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    Slice in quarters and wiggle your knife along the ribs.

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    Stack the quarters and slice.

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    8. Romaine Lettuce

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    Chop off the root, cut the head in half, and chop.

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