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Ina Garten's Cauliflower Cutting Hack Is Legit Genius

No more mess!

By now you know Ina Garten — the queen of simple-yet-delicious cooking, wife of the famous Jeffrey, and author of countless cookbooks.

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She's basically a cooking icon.

Well it turns out she has a trick up her sleeves for cutting cauliflower that's legit game changing.

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Yep, a GAME-CHANGING cauliflower hack. Who knew?

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You know how cutting a head of cauliflower is always a mess?

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The little pieces fly everywhere and it's impossible to keep them on your cutting board.

Well Garten has a simple fix: Just turn your head of cauliflower upside down as you cut it so all of the little pieces stay put and don't fly everywhere.

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She was so excited to share this hack that she even posted it on Instagram, where it has amassed over 2,000 comments from people who, like me, are legit shook.

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In the post, she said, "If you've been cutting cauliflower through the top and getting little bits all over your kitchen, I have a better way to do it!!"

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And you know what? She's not wrong!

This way all of the little pieces stay within the crown of the cauliflower instead of flying all over your cutting board — and as an added bonus, it makes it easier to cut perfect little florets, too. A win win!

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As Garten would say, "How easy is that?"

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So if you're a frequent cauliflower cutter, turn that baby upside down and save yourself some hassle!

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No. More. Mess!

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