Knife Tips, Tricks, and Other Info
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.
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!read more
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.read more
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!read more
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…read more
There are so many kitchen knife brands. Some you’ve heard of, some you haven’t. It’s difficult to know what makes one better than the rest, or more importantly, which companies or brands to stay away from. Check out our guide to learn more.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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!read more
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.