Category Archives: Cutlery

The Best Kitchen Knife Set: Top 5 Most Loved Sets Reviewed

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? 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

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

Knife Skills You Can Practice While You Cook

How to Practice Your Knife Skills and be a Better Chef

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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. Continue reading

Gravy Boot Camp – Just in Time for the Holidays

Gravy Boot Camp – Just in Time for the Holidays

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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? Continue reading