OmManiPadmeOmelet wrote: > >> >>Use a sharp knife and don't chop them with the knife. Try to use a >>smooth slicing stroke. >> > > > Trust me... I have. ;-) > Carrots are so crisp that even with a slicing motion, they tend to "pop" > at the bottom of the slice and go flying into the sink. > Don't know what to tell you. Maybe think good thoughts when you are doing it? Seriously I seldom have runaway carrot pieces. You just need a sharp knife and horizontal slicing motion to slice and not chop the carrot. If you have to force it you either have a dull knife or are chopping not slicing. > The only way that does not happen is if I let the carrots get a bit old > and limp, but that's just icky.