When great design marries function, you get an exceptionally sharp knife AND a piece of art. Read on to discover the stunning patterns of Damascus steel.
What in the world is Damascus steel? Hint: it’s not really a type of steel but a historical forging technique that was thought to be lost forever.
From prepping meats and slicing veggies to smashing garlic and cracking coconuts, the many uses for a chef’s knife make it a must in any kitchen.
The word Santoku translates as “three virtues” or “three uses” and after using this multipurpose knife, you’ll find it excels at three common kitchen tasks.
Just like an artist uses different brushes to create beautiful works of art, a chef uses different knives to create culinary masterpieces. From the chef’s knife to the boning knife, different knives have different jobs in the kitchen, making them all essential tools to have on hand – and the paring knife is one of […]
Kitchen knife sets often come with a few different types of knives, from the hefty chef’s knife that serves as the workhorse in the kitchen to the little paring knife that serves as the perfect tool for delicate work. One knife that isn’t always included in a set but probably should be is the boning […]
Just like a craftsman has a utility belt, a cook should have a utility knife. Smaller than a chef knife but bigger than a paring knife, this mid-sized tool is the kind of knife that any professional or home cook can feel confident using. Included in most kitchen knife sets, the utility knife is often […]
With so many different types to choose from, picking out a new set of kitchen knives can seem like a daunting task – especially if you’ve always used that one hand-me-down knife for every task. You might wonder why in the world you need a different knife for each task, or why you would ever […]
Looking for the best knife for slicing through the meats? Then check out this F.N. Sharp guide to the best knife for cutting meat – Hint: It’s not just one!
How to choose the best set of steak knives – an inside look at the serrated vs. non serrated steak knife debate and which really is the better choice.
From the tip to the handle, here’s exactly what to look for when buying a new set of kitchen knives so you can skip all the junk and only cook with the best.
How do you know if a knife is “tough” or “hard” enough to last? What separates a top-notch cutting tool from a fancy looking blade that will break faster than a fickle teenager’s heart? This is where the Rockwell Hardness Scale comes in – and we’re going to spend some time exploring this topic so […]