Strawberry slicers are designed to evenly slice a strawberry with one motion.
A strawberry slicer is also a great thing to have when presentation matters.
The most common reason most kitchens can use a strawberry slicer can be summed up in two words:
But we must remember.... Strawberries are also a healthy addition to many types of meals or snacks. Using more berries each day is a wise choice.
The main issues you have with strawberries is that they are hard to store and they do not last long.
When you think of strawberries it is very likely you are thinking of the oversized container they come in at the grocery store.
The size and their freshness can be major hurdles to simple things like adding some berries to a smoothie everyday.
I like to slice my strawberries up so I can use them on cereal, in smoothies, in oatmeal, etc. When you slice them they look great, but they also store in smaller containers and they stay frozen better and thaw out with out becoming a mushy pile of goo.
Use caution and follow manufacturers safety instructions.
This is a really cute utensil when you find one shaped like a strawberry.
Our favorite is the Joie strawberry slicer. It is the one used in the pictures on this page.
This slicer comes as part of a set that include the slicer and a strawberry huller tool that is cute as well.
But more than just cute, we find the Joie utensils to be the best tools out there in many categories (they are beautiful, functional and long lasting).
Single and small strawberry slicers are great for home use.
We think this is the best strawberry slicer. This is the tool we featured on this page. Comes with a strawberry huller tool as well. This is an absolute joy to have in the kitchen and the set is functional and beautiful.
This tool is great if you use many strawberries often and you are not too worried with presentation. This slicer from Chef'n is a truly grea idea, but it does take some force to use and makes less than presentation level slices.