When reading recipes, if you’re confused about chopped and dazed over diced, check out our guide to four common cuts. Practicing your knife skills will save money over pre-cut produce while ensuring uniform cuts for equal cooking time and, ultimately, a delicious dish.
Basic knife cuts
Especially helpful for harder veggies that need to cook evenly.
A rustic, less consistent cut when the presentation doesn’t matter.
Thin or thick, it’ll determine cooking time. Great for onions and peppers.
Common for garlic, it evenly distributes the ingredient throughout the dish.