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Chef's Knife

Try This Easy Trick to Cut a Winter Squash without Risking Your Fingers

Wondering how to cut squash like butternut, acorn, and other hard winter squash varieties (without muttering expletives, making a mess, and possibly slicing off a finger)? Here's an easy way to prepare...
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Value Proposition: Shun Kanso 7” Asian Utility Knife

drrayeye
by drrayeye 2 months ago

When I was given a nakiri in Japan to take home, I was told that others would be offering more expensive versions that would do no better. Even when it became my go to knife for vegetables, I thou...

Two different chef's knives

Eiron
by Eiron 2 months ago

Two distinctly different chef's knives. The upper one's a Classic 8" Chef with African mahogany, and the lower one's a 210mm (8.3") Gyuto with purpleheart. Similar in length, you can see the differ...

New santoku out

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by Eiron 3 months ago

The new owner picked out beautiful Ipe for the handle and requested a stunning custom coral colored mosaic pin fill. :-) The mysterious "MM&M" monogram on the back will have people pondering its m...

Another new knife heading out for the holidays!

Eiron
by Eiron 4 months ago

This 6" santoku sports African mahogany with dark blue metallic mosaic pin fill. Up close (macro shot) the wood grain looks like it came right off a weathered sailing ship! The front is metal stamp...

Vintage Sabatier knife

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by kj26 7 months ago

I found this at the thrift shop for $1.59 I’ve done some research but not sure exactly how well I did on this find. Is there are #sabatier lover out there that can tell me about this knife? I’ve ...

Dating vintage Henckels carbon steel chef knife

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by carnicero 7 years ago

Pics here: http://imgur.com/a/Uy1le Found at a second hand store and wondering if anyone could help me date and/or price this piece. From what little I could find online about the hallmarks, I b...

Japanese knives near Boston?

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by samfried 1 year ago

I'm looking for a store near Boston (very willing to drive a few hours away) where I can talk to someone knowledgeable about Japanese chef's knives and buy one. I don't want to go to a big commerci...

~$100 to spend on chefs knife

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by vonshu 7 years ago

So for the past few years, I've been using a really awful $20 chefs knife from target, and its definitely time to upgrade. I'm looking for a fairly decent all purpose chefs knife that will last me ...

Chef’s Knife - Shun v Masamoto Gyutuo

RuthDC
by RuthDC 2 years ago

I am looking to upgrade to a better chef knife. I have the Global 8” but find that after doing a lot of cutting with it for a big meal, my hand can barely grip the knife after awhile b/c of the ha...

Chef's knife

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by 11aadagokid 2 years ago

Can anyone help me date this French chef's knife. It was found in New Orleans and was used as a fighting knife I believe in the early to mid 1800's. A copper sheath was made for it from copper shea...

Sabatier identification

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by Velomancer 4 years ago

What do I have? Obviously it's a Sabatier... It belonged to my father and as far I as I know it's at least 40+ years old... I know there are many different "Sabatiers" but apart from that I'm cluel...

Moab Knives?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Read this blog post this morning about the 12" chefs knife and wondered if others have any experience with this knife maker. http://www.madmeatgenius.com/2017/06/moab-knives-custom-12-inch-chefs...

World Travel with Knife Roll?

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by AnoiseAnnoys 3 years ago

Hello Everyone! My wife and i have been saving up for a world travel trip starting in Europe, crossing through the middle east, and into southeast Asia. Our plan is to begin a travel video blog to...

Yaxell Dragon Fusion: evolution of a great knife

drrayeye
by drrayeye 3 years ago

In 2013, Ken Onion won knife of the year for his rain collection. He soon went into production with rain and two other series. The most interesting member of his collections was the Ken Onion Fus...

Advice needed - looking for HIGH quality Japan knife-series

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by CHSeifert 4 years ago

Hey, I already own a good deal of Global SAI, Ni and Classic knives and 4 Zwilling Twin Cuisine. I almost bought 3 Miyabi 5000MCD 67, but in the last minute regeret it, and then almost bought 3...

Your Favorite Knife Storage Options

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by mobiledynamics 3 years ago

With the recent thread on knife storage, be curious to hear what everyone's preference is. For me, it was a solid walnut block , 6 long slots parallel. Enough for cleaver and daily knifes. Everyth...

Knife block recommendation

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by imanewbie 3 years ago

Looking for a knife block that can AT LEAST House 2 chef knives (one of them 9.25 inches, a couple shorter santukos, a bread knife and 6-8 steak knives Do not want magnetic wall mounts All th...

What is your favorite chef's knife, and where to buy in NYC?

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by brownrice 4 years ago

I'm looking for an 8" chef's knife to replace one that won't hold an edge. I don't want to purchase online — I want to be able to hold it before I purchase. I'm looking for recommendations and a go...

What is the best Chef Knife for the Professional?

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by djdarroch 8 years ago

So this thread is designed to act as a knife buying-guide for professional Chefs and line cooks. Those of us who have worked in kitchens at a professional level know that most restaurants provide t...

Who made this Japanese knife?

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by hetzalwelso 3 years ago

Hey when I was in Japan I bought a Japanese chefs knife. The knife is really great and the seller told me who made it. But i forgot the name and cant really read the signs haha so I hope someone ca...