Students in Ms. Kayla Duckworth’s Foods 1 Class have been practicing their knife skills. Take a look at the examples of different techniques in the pictures. Chop, dice, mince, slice, julienne—so many skills to learn. Each cut, each technique has a very specific use. “Students are putting into practice their knife skills by chopping, slicing, dicing and mincing their vegetables to use in a ramen noodle stir fry,” explained Ms.