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I's BBQ season. Grills are fired up, and fresh produce is growing in the garden (along with temperatures outside). Few things are as refreshing on a hot summer day as cold and juicy slices of watermelon. Come summertime, I'm eating it by the pound. But, every watermelon lover knows that sometimes it's a hassle having to wrestle kitchen knives through a giant melon. So, the watermelon slicer was born.
One person's specialty kitchen tool is another's essential cookware. Watermelon slicing has never been more simple. This buying guide has the tools you need to divvy up watermelon into neat slices, rind-less cubes, or a cut in-between.
Show up to your seasonal parties with the sweetest simple snack. Or, enjoy fresh fruit on the back porch by yourself. Summertime is for hanging y'all. Live life a little easier with these effortless watermelon slicers.
The Best Watermelon Slicers
Best for Cubes
1. Yueshico Stainless Steel Watermelon Slicer Watermelon Windmill Cutter Knife Corer Fruit Vegetable Tools Kitchen Gadgets with Melon Baller Scoop Extra
In this case, the windmill watermelon slicer actually leaves more on your plate. More piles of fresh watermelon cubes, that is.
So, how does it work? You press the windmill through the fruit, and the paddle dicer churns out fresh pieces of melon in conveniently sized cubes. No sharp blades are necessary. How's that for easy living?
Best for Slices
2. Extra Large Watermelon Slicer Cutter Comfort Silicone Handle, Home Stainless Steel Round Fruit Vegetable Slicer Cutter Peeler Corer Server for Cantaloupe Melon, Pineapple, Honeydew, Get 12, As Seen On TV
This extra-large slicer functions like a giant version of one of my favorite kitchen utensils: the apple cutter. The whole melon is sliced in just one press. With that bit of downward force, cutting watermelon is no longer a chore-- and neither is cleanup. This As Seen On TV unit is dishwasher safe.
Think wider than watermelons here: This sturdy blade works as a pineapple slicer, and it can cut up your cantaloupe too. Hold on to your honeydew, these fresh fruit options are endless!
Best for Rind-Less Slices
3. Watermelon Cutter by Sleeké - New Extended Silicone Cushioned Handle Made to Slice and Serve with Ease - Stainless Steel Blade- No Mess, Less Stress
The Sleeké watermelon knife is a mix between the windmill watermelon cuber and the giant stainless steel fruit slicer. You might call it a melon carving knife. Instead of cubes or cuts on the rind, this tool pulls whole slices that are 100% fruit with no skin. The ergonomic handle does double-duty as a set of tongs that lift your watermelon slices out of the peel and onto your plate.
Watermelon slicers are in stock on Amazon right now. Save yourself the summertime stress while keeping fresh fruit ready in your space. Great for parties, BBQs, or a cold sweet snack after dinner.