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Cutting boards dull knives?

by BobB 6 years ago

I have a variety of cutting boards, including several of the almost paper thin flexible plastic ones. Someone told me that they dull your knives - is that true? (kaleo, I'm guessing this question i...

Epicurean Cutting Boards: Wood Fiber vs Wood Grain

by RaptorsTV 2 years ago

What are the difference between these two composite materials? The Wood Grain looks way better, but Williams-Sonoma's site mentions that it's not intended for chopping?!

walnut oil vs mineral oil

by jboisvenue 3 years ago

Curious to get input on a new board I want to purchase. Im looking at the super slab from catskill craftsmen. What should I use to season this board. I here good things about both. However some hav...

What cutting board do you use ?

by CHSeifert 2 years ago

I've heard plastic is not the best for your knives, so I use these 3 Teak wood cutting baords, in 3 different sizes, they are made by a danish brad called Skagerak Trip Trap: https://skagerak.dk...

What's safe to use to finish butcher block?

by GDSwamp 12 years ago

Just got a new kitchen cart w/ a butcher-block top and the wood is unfinished. I'd like to stain it in some way but I don't want to use something that will end up seeping dangerously into the food ...

Appropriate cutting board for Japanese knife?

by dannynyc 8 years ago

I just purchased my first Japanese knife (a Masamoto VG gyuto) after years of using Wusthofs. I generally use a bamboo cutting board when using the knife, but for smaller jobs I sometimes use a ch...

Does a glass cutting board = dull knives

by baseballfan 11 years ago

I recently replaced a plastic cutting board with a glass one and have noticed that after only a couple of uses my newly sharpened Wusthof knives have become quite dull. Has anyone else had this pro...

Kramer Hinoki cutting boards-worth it?

by strangemd 6 years ago

I'm tempted by the new Kramer Hinoki and Walnut cutting boards https://store.kramerknives.com/product/cutboard-18x18hw/ But they're $300-$400. Crazy, right?

Boos vs. Boardsmith

by boltsfan 7 years ago

Looking to upgrade my cutting board to a higher end grain one. I have read on-line (Chow, blogs, knife forums, etc…) about Boos and Boardsmith and these seem to be the clear brands to get. Some rec...

What's your favorite cutting/chopping board?

by deleomeyer 7 years ago

I have a love/hate relationship with my current 15 x 24 footed cutting board. I love that it has a groove as it collects the inevitable juices but I hate it for the same reason--I am always having...

Talk me out of (or into) this?

by AOchaley 3 years ago

I've been watching this Speciale knife/cutting board on Kickstarter for the last couple days, and I've talked myself into and then out of it about a million times. It ends tomorrow, and I'm still u...

Which is the Best Wood Cutting Board?

by hanna6834 6 years ago

I've used plastic cutting board all my life. I want to switch over to the Best wood cutting board. Any suggestions? Any good web sites out there that does a good comparision of various wood cutting...

Antique Butcher Block

by Lugeneb 9 years ago

I just purchased a butcher block that my great-grandfather made approximately 100 yrs ago. It sat in the barn for at least 60 years. It was made from a cross cut of an old red oak tree approximat...


by erica 8 years ago

Can I get the expert consensus here on a cutting board made from this wood? They certainly are beautiful, and expensive. Thanks! http://www.larchwoodcanada.com/ And what about boards ma...

Teak cutting boards really bad for knives?

by johnnyscience 3 years ago

I want to get a high quality cutting board and really want to get a teak board after doing some research on them. I've seen most places say they are great, but then other cutting board makers sa...

cutting board made of Corian

by soccermom13 5 years ago

When we redid our kitchen eons ago, we put in Corian countertops. The company that installed the countertops gave us a cutting board made of Corian. I've never used it, thinking that it would not...

Should OXO Good Grips extend their product line?

by echao 3 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...

Cutting board and cross-contamination - Is it a real issue?

by bwspot 6 years ago

So, i am in the process of getting a new cutting board. I though about going with: http://www.amazon.com/Maple-End-Grain-Chopping-Block/dp/B00009OWEE/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1381243579&sr=8-5&ke...

John Boos 30 x 23" cutting board - too big?

by nikkib99 5 years ago

I have the John Boos 24x18x2¼ with the steel handles and juice tunnel and I don't like it. The handles get in the way and I'm just not a fan of it. Since the handles are so annoying, I don't leave...

Is 2" really thick enough for an end-grain cutting board?

by jljohn 7 years ago

In the last year, I've had two Boos Maple 2"--2.25" thick edge-grain cutting boards split on me, despite caring for them properly. Yes, I gave them the initial coatings of mineral oil, applied oil...