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Scissors as Tomato Choppers

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

Measuring jar of canned tomatoes and scissorsEllen Silverman

To control the inevitable juices that run all over the cutting board, place tomatoes in a measuring cup and chop with scissors instead.

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