We love cherry tomatoes, but MAN are they a pain to cut in half. Until now! Rachael's hack lets you cut a whole bunch all in one swoop!

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1. Place a plastic takeout lid, rim side up, on a work surface. Fill with cherry tomatoes and place another lid on top, rim side down.

cutting cherry tomatoes in half hack
Credit: Photography by Joseph De Leo

2. Using a sharp knife, cut between the lids from one side through to the other, while pressing down gently with your free hand.

prep cutting cherry tomatoes hack
Credit: Photography by Joseph De Leo

3. Remove the lid and—voilà!—you’ve cut your tomatoes and your prep time in half, and turned an annoying task into a fun challenge!

halved cherry tomatoes
Credit: Photography by Joseph De Leo