Category Archives: Cutlery

5 Most Common Mistakes Cooks Make With Their Knives

5 most common mistakes cooks make with their knives

 

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  • Buying cheap, inexpensive, low quality cutlery

 

This may be the single most common mistake made by the home cook. I’ve done it many, many times. Raise your hand if this sounds like you: I’m walking through the supermarket and hanging right by the spatulas is this shiny, neon colored knife on sale for $5.99.

What do I do? I think, man do I need that! Continue reading

Do I Really Need This Kitchen Knife? The #1 Rule When Choosing a Kitchen Knife?

Do I Really Need This Kitchen Knife?

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Okay. it’s saturday morning and you’re watching some cooking show. And some chef is telling you that you, too, can make this marvelous new style of mashed potatoes, or ratatouille or whatever.

 

So,  you walk into your kitchen, look for your kitchen knife set and reach for a knife. First let me ask where do you reach? Do you open a drawer and look into a pile of jumbled or Twisted bits of metal? Do you have large wooden block on your kitchen counter? Do you have one of those hanging magnetic knife holders mounted on the wall?

 

So you reach out and you grab the knife you usually take or you just grab the first handle your hand comes into contact with and you hold it up and you think to yourself I might be able to do better. Maybe it’s time I think about replacing these old knives.

 

The question is what kitchen knife should i buy? Or how about just what’s a good knife? what’s a good set of knives? do I need a set of knives? what knives do I need? What makes a good kitchen knife set? Continue reading

How to Carve a Turkey Without Looking Like One

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The turkey is the single iconic representation of Thanksgiving dinner, and knowing how to carve your masterpiece is almost as important as knowing how to cook it. A Henckels knife set will help in this regard. And if the presentation of your last few turkeys has been less than stellar, it’s probably a good idea to brush up on proper turkey carving method. But you don’t need to be intimidated. There are really only a few major steps to turkey carving. And remember, turkey carving comes down to simple technique.  Look ==> Continue reading