Choosing the best kitchen knives is important and we’re here to help you with that. However, knowing how and when to use a certain type of knife, how to hold it, and any tricks you should know along the way can also be ultra-helpful. These articles are meant to be an additional resource to our Knife Guides. Between them, we hope to educate you on knives in such a way that you feel like the expert in a very short period of time.
With sushi and sashimi, presentation is key and a major part of the “experience”. A top-rated sushi knife will ensure a good, clean cut with the right portion size for your next sushi meal.
Obviously it’s great to have each and every type of knife in your kitchen, but which are essential and what knives do chefs need to get by? We’ll cover the top 5 and why you need each one. What about the rest? We cover that too.
For those ready to carve a turkey, roast, or prime rib in a hurry, consider one of the top power tools for the kitchen, an electric carving knife. These powered knives are typically alternating serrated blades that slice through meat like a hot knife through butter, making carving the family’s dinner a breeze.
Chef’s knives and santoku knives are 2 of the most popular knives in any kitchen. Which is better and why are commonly asked questions by those who haven’t tried both. We break down the similarities and differences in THE SHOWDOWN!
Most of us aren’t sushi chefs with years of training. For that reason, BladeAdvisor put together this helpful guide to learn how to cut salmon sashimi and slice nigiri.
Cyber Monday is a fantastic day to find deals on kitchen knifes. Check this page to find all the latest deals and too see which are our favorites during the holiday sales!
A chefs knife set is an essential tool for any culinary school student. We help you choose a good set that will not only get the job done, but last you for years to come. We make sure you don’t waste your hard-earned money on junk knives.
Japanese meat cleavers serve an exciting purpose in your kitchen, but many don’t know how pick a good one out. We’re here to help! And if you haven’t heard of them before, you’re in for a treat. You get to learn something new today.
TSA rules are forever changing. Find out more about the rules for carrying different types of knives on an airplane.
Meat cleavers have long had a hole in the blade and there have been many guesses why that is. We discuss what the real reason is for the hole and talk a bit about our favorite meat cleaver!
We’ve reviewed and recommended kitchen knives from all over the world and have to say, Japan has some of the nicest knives made of the highest-quality materials anywhere. Their knives are shaped differently than the Western world however. In this article, we discuss some of these types of Japanese knives.
There are lots of terms to learn and remember when discussing kitchen knives. Do you know what a tang is? This guide will educate you on tangs and what the right length of tang is for your knives. Check it out!
If you’ve been around knives much, you’ve likely heard about Pakkawood, but might not be sure what it is really. Some think it’s natural wood because it looks so real, but others can’t believe that with all the crazy colors it can come in. Let’s discuss…
It’s not uncommon to be nervous about trying to sharpen a knife we a serrated blade. In fact, many people actually believe it’s not even possible. The truth is, it is possible and in most cases it’s not as difficult as you thought.
When you’re looking for a new knife for your kitchen, check out BladeAdvisor for reviews on the latest products as well as tips/tricks on sharpening, etc.