I'm always afraid my blade is going to go wayward and I'll be stuck with a run to the hospital instead of delicious sweet potato hash.
Sent by Ana
Editor: Ana, my best tip is to make sure your knife is sharp. A properly sharpened knife will easily cut into the sweet potato rather than slip off the side. Here are a few more tips for safely cutting hard vegetables:
Readers, do you have any advice for safely cutting sweet potatoes?
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