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When a recipe says cut into dice, what size does that mean?

asked by @amandahesser about 8 years ago

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Merrill Stubbs
Merrill Stubbs

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added about 8 years ago

People seem to interpret this different ways, but I think 1/4 inch is a good standard.

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pierino
pierino

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added about 8 years ago

Certainly smaller than what you are tossing on the felt in Las Vegas.

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Verdigris
added about 8 years ago

Here is an excellent video of the required knife skills:

http://freeculinaryschool.com/how-to-dice-julienne-brunoise-and-batonnet/

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