Lifehack: This is Why You Should Stick Two Forks in a Tomato

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This particular handy life hack can save you a lot of time in the kitchen. We usually come across handy lifehacks that make us think: why didn’t we think of this earlier? This one we have got for you today, which includes a tomato and two forks, is one of those lifehacks as well. Therefore, we are talking about the special thing with regards to this trick. For starters, it saves you a lot of time in the kitchen! Have we made you curious about what on earth this trick is all about? Then keep on reading!

Before we get into this trick, we want to give you some more information about different types of tomato!

Type of tomato

Are you aware that each type of tomato is suitable for a specific type of dish? Thanks for this list; you will always know the type of tomato you should use from now on!

Regular tomatoes

 We are all in the know of these tomatoes because they are usually the cheapest ones. What do these tomatoes taste best in? Soups and stews. We should also talk about the fact that a regular tomato is a true allrounder because you can use it perfectly fine in salads, for example.

Vine tomatoes

This type of tomato is a bit more vibrantly red in color and usually tastes a little sweeter. They are the perfect option for a fresh salad. Also, they work very well on sandwiches!

Beef tomato

This type of tomato is a lot bigger than regular ones. As the name implies, it is a lot ‘meatier’ than other types of tomatoes. Due to their structure, they are well suited for hot dishes such as soups, sauces, and for example a nice risotto.

Cherry tomatoes

Cherry tomatoes are tiny in nature and hence a favorite by many people. They are nice to have as a snack in between meals and they taste nice and sweet. These tomatoes also go very well with cheese. Therefore, you might want to try adding these to a cheese pizza or risotto. Extra tip: do you wish to make a salad with regular tomatoes? Then try adding a few cherry tomatoes as well for a sweet twist!

Two forks in a tomato

We came across this handy hack in one of 5-Minute Crafts videos. It displays someone sticking two forks in a tomato. If you are willing to try this trick, you should make sure you stick the forks into the tomato in its length and that the forks overlap with one tooth only. Then, place the tomato on a chopping board and use a knife to cut in between the teeth of the fork. This way, you can slice equally sized slices within a matter of seconds! Simple, isn’t it?

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