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Tomato Corers

We put five tomato corers to the test, but would any of them work better than a paring knife?

Published June 1, 2014

What You Need To Know

Tomato corers help you hollow out the stem and the tough, tasteless core of a tomato. But do they work any better than a paring knife? We tested five models, all priced under $8, and rated each on speed, precision, and comfort compared with our winning paring knife.

Surprisingly, every model but one went through tomatoes faster than a knife; this is because they make a continuous sco...