Chef's Knife

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Brands to check out for a heavier chef's knife with a wide blade?

by sugarcanejane 13 years ago

My stepfather has a great chef's knife that bought at Jewel (a grocery store) some years back. On a recent visit home, I used this knife and I was very impressed with it. It was about 10" long an...

Misono Molybdenum Steel Series No.512 chefs knife

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by Anthony D 12 years ago

I'm looking to buy an 8 inch chefs knife for use in the home and have approx $70 (£35 ish UK) to spend, how good is the Misono Molybdenum Steel Series No.512 Gyuto 210mm(http://www.japanesechefskni...

Ceramic steel for Global Chef's Knife

by mliew 12 years ago

I apologize if this question has been asked before, I searched but couldn't find anything specifically about this. I just bought a Global 8" Chef's Knife and according to them I should only use ...

Switching from Santoku to Chef knife?

by nonnon 12 years ago

Ok, I currently own a Mighty Mac Santoku knife wich is really nice. My problem with it is that it seems to be too light, fragile and brittle for my taste (the 2nd day after I got it, I dropped it a...

Need recommendation for professional chef knife

by ziggy123 13 years ago

I want to buy a gift for my chef friend. He is a professional chef. Budget up to $300 if that is possible thank you

Help...Chef's knife bit the dust...

by Terri C 12 years ago

So, my hubby pointed out while doing the dishes, that my Chef's knife had a big chip out of it. It wasn't an expensive one, Faberware I think. I'm ready to invest in a good one. I use it mainly f...

Henckels Professional S 8-Inch Multi Edge Chef's Knife

by elainew 13 years ago

Does anyone have an opinion on this knife? Is the serrated section useful or just gets in the way of slicing? It's priced a lot cheaper than the regular Pro S Chef's knife, at $59.99 at cooking.com...

Wustoff Classic Chef's Knife Problem

by Davwud 13 years ago

Hey Hounds So after a few sharpenings of my knife, I've noticed that a part of the blade near the hilt no longer touches my cutting board when I chop. This means that sometime when chopping thin...


by jono37 13 years ago

Yes, I finally junked my 15-year old no-name chef's knife that recently produced a one-inch slice to my right index finger. My local cutlery purveyor was trying very hard to sell me a Santoku, but...

Forschner Chefs Knife Edge Guard

by mliew 13 years ago

I recently purchased a 10" Forschner chefs knife and unfortunately, the Messermeister edge guard that I bought to use with it doesn't quite fit due to the angle of the handle where it attaches to t...

First Chef's Knife?

by ubermasonfan 13 years ago

Hi all. I've recently started cooking more since my SO and I have graduated college. I think its time for me to get a real chef's knife rather than the flimsy one that my parents gave me as a "ki...

Wustof Chef's Knife vs. Kershaw Shun Chef's knife: Which?

by canary 14 years ago

I am hoping to buy a chef's knife in the next few days and I need your help. My knife should be able to handle these prep tasks: splitting a lobster, halving a butternut squash, cutting out the bac...

Chef's Knife purchase help

by Kani 14 years ago

I just decided to purchase a new chef's knife and fell in love with two and can't decide which to get. Which would you buy and why? 1. Wustofh 9" chef's knife (German) 2. MAC 8" hollow ground ...

buying my first chef's knife – help!

by Ben C 14 years ago

Hi, I am trying to decide on a knife for an Xmas present for my brother, who is a serious ‘amateur’ chef (if there is such a thing!). I thought it would be a nice present b/c his current knife is a...

Chef's knife

by Shaebones 14 years ago

Looking to buy my first real chef's knife. Wustoff 8" recommended by the local cooking school instructor. What knives do the chows like?

Just bought a wusthof classic chef's knife, now how do I make it last?

by twinmommy 15 years ago

The salesperson said if I get it sharpened once a year that'll be fine, but from what I gather on the internet, I also need to be using a honing steel every so often. Is that really necessary? And...

Another great Amazon Friday sale - Wusthof chef's knife

by Dylan Yolles 18 years ago

$30 for a Wusthof Classic 7" chef's knife is a great deal. Sure I'd rather have the 8" knife, but I scooped this one up anyway. The sale ends today. Link: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/stor...

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