Slice and Dice: Build Your Own Cutting Board

Follow this reader tip to custom-build your own backcountry cutting board.

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To make a backpack-friendly cutting board, I trimmed plastic cutting boards from Target into small circles that fit snugly inside my cook pots. These lightweight discs keep my knives from dulling–and provide a hygienic place to store ingredients while I cook.

Michael Irvine, Santa Rosa, CA