Chef's Knife

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Best Chef's Knife?

by AprilLove 6 years ago

I'm looking to invest in a good chef's knife and am daunted by the choices out there. Hoping some of you foodies have suggestions? Something versatile works best for me because once I start food p...

Shun Classic 8" chefs knife.

by Ross101 8 years ago

I've been looking to purchase a chefs knife and Chem made some suggestions of reasonable Japanese knives. And he also mentioned, in another thread, a very expensive Shun designer knife. And, it ma...

Japanese Gyuto Chef's Knife Advice: Tojiro DP or Tojiro DP Pro?

by PhotoMike 4 years ago

I'm trying to decide which knife to ask my GF to get me for Christmas. I've narrowed it town to the Tojiro DP or the Tojiro DP Pro. I'm looking at the 9" model. Tojiro says that the blades are the ...

Should OXO Good Grips extend their product line?

by echao 4 years ago

I'm currently working on a design project revisiting the OXO brand and I hope those of you who are familiar with OXO products can provide some insight! OXO products are generally durable, ergonomic...

Need help identifying my Japanese knife

by chef1jeremy 4 years ago

I have this Yaganiba and I have no idea who made it, anyone have any ideas?

Are there different honing rods?

by cocktailsauced 4 years ago

I've had my first "real" knife for almost a year now. It's an 8" classic wusthof chef's knife. I've gotten fairly handy with it, and I'm fairly certain I'm good at honing it and am doing so correct...

Knife sharpening - DIY vs Service

by imanewbie 4 years ago

I've got a few knives I need sharpened. I've heard that knife sharpening is really an art and that u should just have them serviced by a professional 1-3 times per year. What are your thoughts? If ...

Sharp knife for striploin

by Vinnie Vidimangi 4 years ago

I want a reasonably cheap, reasonably practical , sharp knife to cut Cryovac sized cuts of meat into smaller portions. Say say steaks from striploin. Any suggestions?

LamsonSharp Vintage Premiere??

by LucDanckwart 4 years ago

About a year ago a purchased a LamsonSharp Vintage Premiere Santoku. I love the knife and recently I was looking to purchase another knife in this line. To my dismay I can't find them...guessing ...

Can one of you knife experts give this a look?

by BouquiGarnet 5 years ago

What do you think? http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/app/5250317148.html

A knife like this?

by BouquiGarnet 5 years ago

I bought the serrated version of this knife a few months ago and absolutely love it! The size and shape are perfect. I'm interested in a non-serrated version but I wanted to see if there was a simi...

Help identifying Sabatier?

by Eiron 8 years ago

I've got a friend's old Sabatier 12" chef's knife to fix. I'd like to give him an idea of its worth, but I know so little about these old knives that I'm not sure I'm getting the correct info from ...

My First Chef's Knife. Guidance Please.

by Kangabolic 5 years ago

Hi Everyone, At the day's start I was ready to pull the trigger on a few knives. I had thought I narrowed my decision down to one of the Mercer lines. As the day went on though I had some good c...

length of chef's knife desired

by Zengarden 10 years ago

I have a question about chef's knives. Is there a particular length that is more desirable than others? I was looking at the Global brand and there are three sizes listed. Just do not know what ...

Japanese chef's knife: Tojiro DP or something else?

by alanbarnes 11 years ago

I've about decided to replace my kitchen workhorse, a Henckels 8" chef's knife, with a 210mm gyutou. Unfortunately, I haven't found any Japanese cutlery in Sacramento other than Shun, Global, and ...

Modern Kitchen Outfitting on a Budget

by nerdonfire 5 years ago

Hi All, After hopping from apartment to apartment for the last several years, I am finally about to have some stability. I start grad school this summer, and with the prospect of being in one ci...

Shopping for carbon steel chef's knife: Gyutos, bunkas, brands on a budget, and how to choose?

by Bratscher 5 years ago

Hi everyone, I'm a home cook who is researching and shopping around for a chef's knife to replace my low-end knife I've been using for way too long. I spend at least a handful of hours in the k...

Looking for advice on possibly upgrading my knives.

by MamFish7 5 years ago

I have been enlightened by folks on this forum (and a few others). Now I’m here to ask you all for some advice. I have gotten some money that I’d like to use to buy some knives I’ve been wanting....

Paring, "Sushii," and Chef Knife Recommendations

by Matthew3957 5 years ago

I am looking for a good quality knife in each of these three categories that when taken care of - which I am learning to do - will last for a long time. The chef knife I would probably prefer s...