Knife Tips and Tricks

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.

The Best Japanese Meat Cleavers Explained

The Best Japanese Meat Cleavers Explained

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.

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Why Do Meat Cleavers Have a Hole?

Why Do Meat Cleavers Have a Hole?

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!

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Types of Japanese Knives

Types of Japanese Knives

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.

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How to Sharpen Serrated Knives

How to Sharpen Serrated Knives

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.

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The Best All-Purpose Knife: Santoku or Chef Knife

The Best All-Purpose Knife: Santoku or Chef Knife

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!

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