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Knife Skills

How to Butterfly a Pork Loin

Not only are stuffed pork loins one of the tastier ways to impress guests, they are certainly one of the more impressive. While this dish can seem like an intimidating task, don’t worry, there are some...
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Advice needed - looking for HIGH quality Japan knife-series

CHSeifert
by CHSeifert 2 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...

Developing knife skills

mrshalf
by mrshalf 2 years ago

Edited for clarity...I'd love to share a free knife skills class I found. If you've done something to improve your skills, I'd love to hear what you've done. https://www.craftsy.com/cookin...

'Avocado hand' is sending people to the ER

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Ages ago I recall hearing in epidemiology class about the regular weekend outbreaks of bagel cutting injuries in NYC. From the sound of this, "avocado hand" may be overtaking it. " . . . Doctors...

What's your favourite knife brands in your home collection ?

CHSeifert
by CHSeifert 2 years ago

I wonder that your favourite knife brands are in your home kitchen collection ? Do you personally feel you get better knife performance and shaprness from the more expensive brands or do you hon...

Serrated knife

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by walnut 2 years ago

correct me if i am wrong but i thought the cutting motion when using a serrated knife is back and forth sawing, or long pull stroke. i was looking for on line for knife classes and got a glimpse at...

Problem with knife skills: tip of knife drags behind on board

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by Dangaard 4 years ago

So I don't think I'm too terrible with a knife, but I'm sure I've gotten into some bad habits. My knife for everything is a crappy Henckels international 6" santoku that I have to constantly resha...

Knife Skills Demo/Class in Providence

Tartinet
by Tartinet 4 years ago

I just took a knife skills class at Stock Culinary Goods on Hope St-- it was a fun evening, and helpful. I think they do it monthly. It's sponsored by Urban Greens Co-op, and run by chefs from My C...

About to pull the trigger on a Shun Nakiri Premier. Why shouldn't I?

Pheelicks
by Pheelicks 4 years ago

After doing some self-assessing of my cooking style, I've come to the conclusion that my main action with knives is on vegetables and fruits. I am certainly a carnivore and am mostly happy with my ...

Has this ever happened to you...avocado

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by janniecooks 9 years ago

I cut an avocado in half by holding it in the palm of my hand, rotating it to cut pole to pole around the seed so I can twist the halves apart, remove the seed and scoop out the avocado flesh. I a...

Cooking Resolutions

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by totallysteaknife 5 years ago

I thought it would be fun to talk Cooking Resolutions for 2015. I want to expand my skills and try as many new recipes as possible. I get in recipe rut quite often. I also want to learn to bake bre...

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