Sharpen your knowledge. Expert Chowhounds weigh in on what knife to buy, how to clean and sharpen it, and how to improve your knife skills.

Does it make sense that my knives are duller with Chef's Choice than my Honing Steel?

by charlesherold 2 years ago

I have a set of knives (Calphalon) that were getting rather dull. I had, based on a youtube video, simply been runnin...


seefoo commented 11 days ago

A bit of copper decoration for the house?

by TJFRANCE 24 days ago

Some copper pots to clean to decorate the house. Are you coming to help me rub? lollllllllllll https://youtu.be/6...


TJFRANCE commented 20 days ago

Ken Onion Sky 4" BDn1: the c an b florets test

by drrayeye 1 month ago

Just purchased a Ken Onion Sky detail knife with a Rockwell 63 hardness blade, mounted at a 16 degree angle with a tr...


drrayeye commented 20 days ago

Boning/Fillet Knives for Trimming Meat

by rp17 23 days ago

My husband would like a boning or fillet knife for trimming meat when he BBQs. Mostly to trim fat and silver skin fr...


GH1618 commented 22 days ago

What are your favorite knives?

by cameronreddy 2 months ago

Chatting with damiano about knives, he suggested we start a favorites thread. My interest is that I have a few Wustho...


drrayeye commented 23 days ago

Cookware Small Talk - The Spring 2018 'Bird of Paradise' Edition

by damiano 2 months ago

Let's start a new thread. What is on your mind these days cookware people? Is it the Lacor paella pan you've been eye...


damiano commented 25 days ago

Any Cleaver Fan's - Whaddya Say

by mobiledynamics 4 months ago

I've got a couple of cleavers in the stash . Nothing special.... I've got a friend who's going to HK. The last tim...


drrayeye commented 1 month ago

Need my first Japanese Nakiri knife, need your advice

by intelguy 1 month ago

Hi there I am living in Vancouver, BC. I am a home cook. Love to eat salad. Would like to get a Japanese Nakiri ...


Hiracer commented 1 month ago

World Travel with Knife Roll?

by AnoiseAnnoys 2 months ago

Hello Everyone! My wife and i have been saving up for a world travel trip starting in Europe, crossing through the m...


AnoiseAnnoys commented 2 months ago

Knives - Protein\Birds

by mobiledynamics 2 months ago

Be curious, do any of ya'll have a single preference when breaking down birds. I sorta flip-flop between a petty or ...


breadchick commented 2 months ago

Shun Hikari knife series

by drrayeye 1 year ago

This is Shun's answer to the Miyabi Birchwood: http://www.williams-sonoma.com/shop/cutlery/knives-shun/?cm_type=gn...


drrayeye commented 2 months ago

Yaxell Dragon Fusion: evolution of a great knife

by drrayeye 2 months ago

In 2013, Ken Onion won knife of the year for his rain collection. He soon went into production with rain and two oth...


drrayeye commented 2 months ago

Henckels Zwilling their collections so confusing

by toyopl 6 years ago

Me and my fiance are buying our first home this year and we're starting to collect some necessary cookware. We're se...


kro commented 2 months ago

Advice needed - looking for HIGH quality Japan knife-series

by CHSeifert 1 year ago

Hey, I already own a good deal of Global SAI, Ni and Classic knives and 4 Zwilling Twin Cuisine. I almost bought ...


drrayeye commented 2 months ago

Need help selecting knives

by rekh 5 months ago

I am looking to replace me cheap knife set, was looking and the Shun knives and my online searches always kept coming...


CHSeifert commented 2 months ago

If Money Was No Object, What Cookware Would You Buy?

by Iluvcooking 3 months ago

Taking off on Kaleo's recent post "if you only had $1,000 what would you buy" post, what if you had unlimited funds? ...


Iluvcooking commented 2 months ago

Learning to sharpen knives with a whetstone: advice for a newbie?

by nofunlatte 3 months ago

I've been using a Chef's Choice electric sharpener, but I'd like to learn how to sharpen knives with a whetstone. Any...

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tim irvine commented 2 months ago

Anyone Like the Bob Kramer by Zwilling Knives?

by Iluvcooking 3 months ago

I played with an 8" Damascus chefs at SLT the other day and have to say it felt amazingly good. I think if I was goi...


Iluvcooking commented 2 months ago

A New Cutting Board & Knife Storage Option

by kaleokahu 3 months ago

Last week, while on vacation in New Orleans, I stumbled onto this little gem of a shop on a sidestreet in the French ...


nofunlatte commented 3 months ago