our method, and the LA Times test kitchen takes things one step further. Cut off the top and bottom of the pepper to create an even flat base for chopping. Then place the pepper on end and slice the sides off from the middle. No fuss!
→ Watch the video: Test Kitchen video tip: Breaking down a bell pepper at the Los Angeles TimesRelated: Make Summer Last: How to Freeze Peppers (Images: Flickr user Thomas Hawk licensed for use under Creative Commons)