Bread Knife

The Ultimate Guide to Knives: When and Why We Use Each Type

The other day, I was in my kitchen cooking a meal and I needed to chop an onion. Indiscriminately, I picked up my go-to knife and started chopping away. Midway through, I glanced up at my knife block...

Please help me choose a bread knife!

by 4Snisl 10 years ago

I am in the market to buy a serrated knife for cutting bread (and other things- tomatoes, etc.) It will not get a huge about of use- maybe a small slicing job or 2 a day. Just a few questions: 1...

New bread knife...OMG

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by tim irvine 7 years ago

The 8" Henckels was just replaced by a 10" slightly curved Dexter, 24.95 at Ace. What an amazing difference!

Lame knife snags in bread

by Skip2 2 years ago

I coughed up $10 and bought one of those razor knives (lame) for scoring bread before baking. No matter what I do -- coated with water or flour -- is snags badly when i try to score the loaf, t...

Best bread knife?

by Westy 12 years ago

Hello - I want to buy a great bread knife. Who makes the best? Matt

Why is it so difficult to find a bread knife?

by Sirrith 5 years ago

The way I want it. Pretty simple requirements: traditional style (not offset blade), wooden handle, full tang, pointed tip i.e. it slopes down from the spine to the tip, but the tip isn't roun...

Bread Knife for Crusty Breads

by Bada Bing 5 years ago

I make a lot of rustic bread with serious crusts and softer but high-gluten interiors. My own bread knife is a saw-tooth cheapo that I've had for longer than I can recall--I think I inherited it f...

thoughts on bread knives

by rmarisco 6 years ago

please weigh in on bread knives: i am in the market for a new bread knife. Our old one was unbranded, and lasted about 30 years, so I can't complain. Now I am wondering if I should opt for a nic...

Need advice on a Bread Knife

by Mmaesquire 6 years ago

I find myself in a weird predicament today. I am trying to decide on buying a bread knife and am stuck btw a 10'' Victorinox Fibrox Wavy and a 8'' Wusthof Classic Bread Knife. Normally I would go w...

Ceramic Bread Knife...Good Deal?

by Philly Ray 7 years ago

http://www.cutleryandmore.com/kyocera-revolution/white-blade-micro-serrated-ceramic-bread-knife-p127917 Based on the price, maybe a good deal. Anybody have any experience with this knife?

Bread knives for very crusty loaves

by Bada Bing 7 years ago

I take it that bread knives come in saw-tooth style and wavy-edge. I have a cheap old bread knife with saw-tooth serrations which actually works great, but I've lately been making bread with K...

bread knife sharpening

by Fritz 10 years ago

I've been told that serrated bread knives just die after some time and that it's not worth speeding Wustoff money on one and expecting to find a capable sharpener. T or F?

Offset Bread Knife Recommendation

by escondido123 8 years ago

We have two standard bread knives, both with regular handles. My husband makes wonderful loaves of Italian bread with crunchy crusts that are harder to cut at the bottom so that's why I'm looking ...

Good deal on Shun bread knife

by KaBudokan 9 years ago

Just figured I'd throw this out there - $65.15 shipped for a Shun Steel bread knife. Looks to be the same as the Classic line, but with the stainless handle. VG-10, damascus, etc. http://www.a...

How high to go for a bread knife

by dannynyc 9 years ago

I've had a cheapo Ikea bread knife for years and am ready to upgrade. I love a good knife (just bought a Masamoto VG gyuto), but I'm wondering if it's really worth shelling out the money to get a ...

Dual-Density Bread Knife from Shun :)

by Chemicalkinetics 9 years ago

I think people who love knives or enjoy physic/math/engineering (especially electric engineering) will get a kick out of this design: http://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/shun-classic-dual-dens...

Slicer for bread, or bread knife for slicing?

by Eiron 10 years ago

For decades I've been using a very light & thin 9" serrated bread knife. I've been ready to buy a 9" Shun scalloped bread knife for the past week, but, for a variety of reasons, haven't yet pulled...

Sharpening Bread Knife in NYC?

by jenhen2 12 years ago

I'm in NYC and took my serrated bread knife to Broadway Panhandler for a sharpening (I've had the thing for 8 years and never sharpened it!). Anyway, turns out they don't sharpen serrated knives. A...

What is "good enough" as a bread knife goes?

by chowser 13 years ago

I need to upgrade bread knives since all I have is a cheap Ginsu type one and it's hard to cut crusty bread. I've read that you don't need to buy a great bread knife, since it's serrated and can't...

My Global bread knife shattered....

by dipsy 13 years ago

and so am I. My husband dropped it as he was loading the dishswasher. It bounced off my toddler's melamine plate and snapped in two. I don't suppose it's guaranteed? And I know. Good knives d...