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.

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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Best Kitchen Knife Set Under $200

Best Kitchen Knife Set Under $200

The average home chef isn’t looking to spend tons of money on a high-end knife set, but no one wants junk knives either. We’ve put this list together to help you find the best kitchen knife set that can be purchased for under $200.

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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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What’s the Best Steel For Kitchen Knives?

What’s the Best Steel For Kitchen Knives?

Not all kitchen knife blades are made equally. The real difference comes with the quality of steel used, but there are so many and it can be hard to determine which is the best steel for your knives. In this article, we discuss the most popular options and why you should consider one over another.

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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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10 Best Electric Carving Knife Reviews:  We Rate, You Choose

10 Best Electric Carving Knife Reviews: We Rate, You Choose

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.

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Best Chef Knife Set for Culinary School Students

Best Chef Knife Set for Culinary School Students

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.

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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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