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15 Genius And Clever Ways To Use A Pizza Cutter
I can't believe I used to chop vegetable with a knife!
D.G. Sciortino
06.02.18

Lots of us have pizza cutters in our house to make sure that we can easily cut out the perfect slice. But there are plenty of things that this handy little device can do that have absolutely nothing to do with pizza.

Here Are 15 Genius Ways To Use A Pizza Cutter That Have Nothing To Do With Pizza:

1) Cut Homemade Pasta

You don’t need a fancy pasta machine to make homemade pasta or noodles. Cut your pasta dough into strips with a pizza cutter. It comes out just as nicely!

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2) Chop Up Herbs

Using a knife to cut up herbs can be a pain. You can squish them this way. Use a pizza cutter instead.

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3) Perfectly Cut Quesadillas

Pizza wheels were made to slice through cheese and toppings. This makes it perfect for cutting through quesadillas without making a mess. You’ll get a clean cut every time with this method.

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4) Slice Marshmallows For Hot Chocolate

You can still enjoy a cup of hot chocolate with marshmallows even if you forgot to buy tiny ones. Use a pizza cutter to chop your marshmallow into quarters. A knife might stick and make the job harder.

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5) Pie Lattice Work

Cutting pie dough with a knife can make it uneven and cause it to break. Create the perfect pie lattice with a pizza cutter. Your lines will come out much smoother this way.

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6) Shred Lettuce for Tacos or Chopped Salads

Shredding lettuce with a knife can be tedious. Use a pizza cutter instead. It’s perfect for taco toppings or when you’re craving a chopped salad.

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7) Cut Up Flatbread

Flatbread can become brittle when you toast it. But there is a way you can prevent it from crumbling. Use a pizza cutter to slice it up.

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8) Cut the Crust Off Bread

Do you have a picky eater in your house? One that hates bread with crust? Remove it in no time with a pizza wheel.

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9) Slice Up Veggies

Slicing and dicing up veggies for a recipe can take forever. Make the job go quicker with a pizza cutter. It’s perfect for things like celery, peppers, and onion.

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10) Slice a Sandwich

Pizza cutters were made for slicing through gooey pizza. So they’ll work really well for cutting sandwiches like PB&J or turkey. You can get the job done super quick this way.

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11) Cut Up Biscuit Dough

Make biscuit baking a breeze. Use a pizza cutter to cut your dough into biscuit sizes. This also works well if you’re making something like monkey bread.

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12) Chop Up Spaghetti

Slicing through spaghetti can take a while if you’re using a knife. But it needs to get done if you have a small child. Cut your time in half by using a pizza wheel.

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13) Perfectly Sliced Brownies or Fudge

Cutting freshly baked brownies or fudge with a knife can cause them to break. Just perfectly shaped pieces with a pizza cutter. These things were made to slice through thick gooey things.

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14) Cut Up Pancakes

Kids require their food to be chopped up into small pieces. Using a knife to cut through pancakes can tear them and make uneven cuts. Easily slice through pancakes by using a pizza cutter.

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15) Cube Ham Steaks

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Is your recipe calling for cubed ham? Get the job done quickly with a pizza cutter. It will easily glide through the thick meat.

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By D.G. Sciortino
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D.G. is a contributing writer in Shareably. She's based in Connecticut and can be reached at hi@shareably.net.
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