From fruit salads to fresh juices to ice-cold desserts, there’s nothing quite as delightful as watermelon on a hot day. However, cutting the large fruit into bite-sized chunks without sending your blood pressure soaring is another matter entirely. Now, you can easily cube your favorite melon in seconds with this $12 slicing gadget on Amazon.
All you need to do is cut your watermelon in half, set the size of the cubes you want on the device (up to 2 centimeters), and gently push the slicer into the watermelon. After that, the slicer does all the work, leaving you with perfectly sized cubes that you can pop into a salad or right into your mouth. Not only will you cut down on the mess that comes with butchering a watermelon, but you won't even need to touch a knife to get the job done. The blades on the device aren't sharp, and its foolproof design means you'll be left with uniform cubes every time in whatever size you choose.
The Yueshico watermelon slicer is made of stainless steel, and when it's time to clean up, all you have to do is make sure to rinse with water and dry thoroughly. Now it's super simple to add watermelon to your fruit salads, drinks, or to just serve on its own.
Plus, more than 5000 Amazon shoppers have tried it and helped it earn a collective 4.2-star rating on the site, with one reviewer (who called the gadget "goofy"), claiming: "It turns a tedious job into very fast process. Best of all, it has no truly sharp edges ([it's] plastic [and] sheet metal), so it'd be reasonably safe for kids to use." Another wrote: "I hate cutting watermelon and this is so fast and easy to use and easy to wash. I cut a watermelon in less than 5 minutes."
Get the Yueshico stainless steel watermelon slicer on Amazon today.
A version of this story originally ran in 2021 and has been updated for 2022.