Gravy Boot Camp – Just in Time for the Holidays
This is not technically an article about knives. We aren’t going to discuss the shun nakiri knife or the best wusthof knife or the shun classic chef knife or henckels knife set. We are going to learn how to make gravy.
Why is it so hard to make gravy?
What is the single most common mistake when it comes to making gravy?
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Practice Your Knife Skills and be a Better Chef
Chopping an onion: This is an excellent exercise in choosing the correct knife. We have discussed before the benefit of having a few very good knives in your kitchen. The chef’s knife, the paring knife, the chopping (nakiri or santoku). To be fair, you can (and I have) used each of these knives to ractice this skill.
But today I want to refer you to some of the classic techniques used by Jacques Pepin.
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The Best Kitchen Knife Set: Top 5 Most Loved Sets Reviewed
If you’re handy in the kitchen or would just like to have the right tools for every job, finding the best kitchen knife set to prepare meals is essential. There are so many on the market today with different types of blades, different types of blade steel and made from different materials. How do you choose? Another way to ask this question is: What is the best knife set for the money? With that in mind, taking a close look at user reviews and testing quality and performance over time, we’ve compiled this list of the top kitchen knife sets for you. Look ==> Continue reading
Shun DM0706 Classic 8 Inch Chef Knife Review: Too Clumsy? (Updated for 2017)
If you’re looking for the ultimate Chef’s Knife, the Shun Classic 8 inch DM0706 is still one of the best all-around choices. This is the Shun Premier Chef Knife. Not only is it built to slice, dice and chop; it’s also built to last. With 32 layers of high carbon stainless surrounding a VG MAX core, it has a Damascus look with the added benefit of being rust resistant. Look ==> Continue reading
Best Steak Knives Review (Updated for 2017)
This article is on the topic of the best steak knives. The purpose of this post is to provide you with some valuable information when doing steak knives review. And, finally, to offer our recommendations and our top picks for best steak knives 2017. Look ==> Continue reading
Wusthof Nakiri Knife (Updated for 2017)
You have decided that you want a nakiri knife. Now the hard part begins. Which is the best? Which should you buy? The purpose of this review is simply to provide you with everything you need to know about the nakiri style knife and the Wusthof Nakiri Knife in particular. And also to help you to decide to make this blade part of the suite of knives for your kitchen or to confidently give as a gift for the kitchen of your mate, your children, your friends. Look ==> Continue reading
Shun Sora Knife Review: Is it worth the Price? Will it Hold its Edge? Quality too Cheap to Keep Sharp? (Updated for 2017)
Sora 6pc set VBS0600
Are you looking for a high quality chef’s knife, paring knife or knife set that will get you through all your daily kitchen duties, hold an edge and last – all while not breaking the bank? If so, our Shun Sora Knife Review will help you choose. With an average 4.5 star review, these budget blades are worth a second look. Take a Look ==> Continue reading
Kitchen Cutting Boards
Who Needs A Kitchen Cutting/Carving Board?
A kitchen cutting board is essential for nearly any home chef, and most experts recommend having two separate boards. One is for cutting raw meats, poultry, and fish; the other for vegetables and other raw foods. Look ==> Continue reading
JA Henckel International Knife Sets
||Four Star II
||Twin Pro S
| 10 pieces
|| 10 pieces
|| 18 pieces
|| 19 pieces
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|| Buy at Amazon
|| Buy at Amazon
|| Buy at Amazon
Are you looking for a top quality knife or set of knives for either your home or professional kitchen? This review of JA Henckels International Knives & Sets is the right place to start. With over 120 years’ experience in manufacturing some of the most popular knives on the market, the JA Henckels company is not only one of the go-to brands for the best knives, it’s production of some of the best German steel makes the quality top of the line as well. Look ==> Continue reading