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A Better Way to Cut Limes

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Cut three lengthwise slabs around the central core.

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Have you ever had a lemon or lime wedge squirt back at you? To keep the fruit’s membranes and fibers from sending juice in all directions, take a lesson from Mexico where limes are used daily. Stand the fruit on its stem end, cut three lengthwise slabs around the central core, and squeeze away.

Photos by Scott Phillips

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