Chef's Knife

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Rec wanted: 1 great chef's knife

by redgirl 10 years ago

new kitchen getting close to completion and i'm replacing a few items and buying a few new. my ancient chef's knife is damaged and i'd like to get a new one. any recommendations? this one should...

Upgrading chef's knife, where to start?

by nasv 10 years ago

I know that finding the right knife is highly subjective as it becomes a function of fit and personal handle, but I thought I'd ask the forum for a few tips. I currently have a Wusthof Classic 8...

Queston about Shun chef knife

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by John E. 9 years ago

I recently saw a want ad that had for sale a Shun chef knife for $40. The ad says that it needed sharpening and that the small nicks on the edge would come out with a good sharpening. If I look at ...

Did butternut squash dull my new Global chef knife?

by CarNut 10 years ago

I bought a new Global chef knife about a week ago, and then used it a few days later to cut up butternut squash. The next time I went to use the knife, it was so dull, that it was a struggle to ge...

is a 10" chef knife really necessary?

by CACook 11 years ago

OK guys I am off to a good start with a wusthof set and it comes with a 8" chef knife.. which seems to handle well,... but seems like concensus is saying 10" is better etc. Is it really necess...

What I bought to replace my old 8" chef's knife

by Eiron 10 years ago

When I started looking for a new chef’s knife, all I knew about knives was that better ones were more expensive. Then I learned about steel type, edge angle, blade profile, balance, weight, bolste...

Best 8" chef knife for foodie brother as gift?

by pinkbabymouse 11 years ago

I would love to get my bro a kick ass basic 8" chef knife as a gift; I know knives are highly personal but any recommendations? Thanks in advance

CIA chef's knife

by foodies1 10 years ago

Does anyone have experience with the CIA chef's knife? I have an 8-inch, and I like a lot of things about it, though I do have a problem with it. It's a forged knife with a bolster that doesn't go ...

Reprofile Dexter-Russell Chinese chef's knife

by Chemicalkinetics 10 years ago

To friends (you know who you are), Here is my report (not a question). I have ordered two Chan Chi Kee (CCK) KF1303 small slicers: one for myself and one for a friend. I am looking forward. ...

Need recommendation for knife sharpener - I love my new Forschner Fibrox chef's knife!

by koigirl 10 years ago

Hi - I received my two Forschner Victorinox 8" chef's knives on Friday and am totally impressed with them. In fact, I like chopping with them far better than my Wusthof Grand Prix or Henckels Four...

Where can I find Japanese Chef's Knife in GTA?

by pcavaliere 12 years ago

Does anyone know of a brick and mortar store that sells Japanese Chef's knives in the GTA? I currently own an 8" Henckles Chef knife and am ready to upgrade. I have read reviews about different k...

Chefs Knife

by HamOnMyBones 11 years ago

I'm going to embarass myself with my lack of knowledge, but I need a chef's knife and was wondering which brand to buy? I already have the large chef knife, I just need a small one that's a little ...

Chef's knife and Slicer - hollow ground or no?

by spmc 11 years ago

What are the advantages/disadvantages of hollow-ground blades on chef's knives or slicers?

Cutting board for my Forschner 8" Chef's Knife?

by paulmc 11 years ago

Now that I have purhcased my first legitimate knife, I want to buy a decent cutting board. But $100 for a Boos seems insane. Is there a less expensive but quality alternative? Thanks.

What to use different chef's knife lengths for?

by SailingChef 11 years ago

I have had an 8" Wushof knife for a couple of years now and love it! Today, I scored a set of Forschner knives (http://www.amazon.com/Victorinox-Cutlery-3-Piece-Fibrox-Handles/dp/B0000CF99O/) at a...

Huge Chef Knife from Spain

by bkhuna 11 years ago

I was watching an episode of Made in Spain and there was a scene in which one of the cooks was using a HUGE chef knife. This thing looked like it was 5 or 6 inches wide. Anybody know anything a...

who makes an extra wide chef's knife?

by qwerty78 11 years ago

I'd like to check out an extra wide chef's knife but before I go hunting I thought I'd check in here. - who, aside from wusthof makes these? how much wider are the wide chef's knives than the r...

Chef Knife size considerations?

by VACluny 11 years ago

I have a wonderful 8" Chefs knife that I absolutely adore and want to get another one so that my husband will quit using mine! (it's a Kramer, had it three years now. It's wonderful, but took this...

Help Choose New Japanese Chef's Knife

by uvahustla 12 years ago

I'm a line cook and just recently started at a Japanese Restaurant. My 8" Global is too short and also just isn't good enough to get the job done, even after being sharpened. Here is what I'm c...

Where to buy a Chef's Knife in LA or SGV?

by njr 14 years ago

Hi all, I searched for this topic and found some good info but was hoping for a little more. I already checked out Surfas but would like to try a few more Japanese knives before I settle on one...

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