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.

2018 End of Summer Cookware Deals and Delights

by The Chowhound Team 1 month ago

Let's continue the conversation here. For the previous discussions follow the links below. — Part I - https://www....


alexrander commented 24 minutes ago

Knife Advice

by helense 6 days ago

My brother made me this gorgeous demascas steel knife that I’d love to use in the kitchen but don’t want to accidenta...


helense commented 2 days ago

Knives With Superposed Handles--Say What?

by obillo 4 days ago

There’s not much going on in cutlery design these days. The same shapes and styles are continually tweaked by one man...


kaleokahu commented 3 days ago

Serrated with Scallops

by drrayeye 14 days ago

Although most of the inexpensive serrated knives have teeth, some more expensive and very expensive knives have scal...


drrayeye commented 4 days ago

Set for niece in new home

by bloodboy 1 month ago

I am buying a complete cookware set (individual pieces) for my niece and was seeking out suggestions/recommendations ...


bloodboy commented 5 days ago

If you could have any kitchen knife you wanted custom made what knife would you choose and why?

by helense 5 days ago

I would greatly appreciate advice on knife preferences as my brother (who is a wonderful blacksmith) recently offered...

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tim irvine commented 5 days ago

The Knife thread - what do you use & what do you prefer?

by CHSeifert 11 months ago

I have found a lot of threads here, but not a general knife thread. So I start one now :) What knives do you us...


michaelarsen commented 13 days ago

Wusthof Asian-Style Knives - Honing at the Correct Angle

by annazianna 24 days ago

Hi, I have a couple of Wusthof Asian-style knives which I love using, but I have been having trouble keeping the cor...


petek commented 21 days ago

Why are steak knives serrated?

by Howard_2 28 days ago

Steak knives, in a restaurant or knife set, are commonly serrated. This actually makes them harder to use than a con...


travelerjjm commented 24 days ago

Can ceramic knives be sharpened?

by josephnl 7 years ago

I was just looking at an ad for Kyocera ceramic knives that look pretty nice. The ad stresses that they retain their...


alexrander commented 24 days ago

Was my favorite paring knife

by Rocksander 1 month ago

I have searched for the identity of this knife for years. It was a flee market find YEARS AGO. I loved it and would l...


kaleokahu commented 29 days ago

Any Cleaver Fan's - Whaddya Say

by mobiledynamics 6 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

Sabatier identification

by Velomancer 1 year ago

What do I have? Obviously it's a Sabatier... It belonged to my father and as far I as I know it's at least 40+ years ...


JustCharlie commented 1 month ago

Moab Knives?

by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Read this blog post this morning about the 12" chefs knife and wondered if others have any experience with this knife...


MikeG commented 2 months ago

Sujihiki slicer vs Deba knife

by intelguy 2 months ago

Hello to all Japanese knife expert I am planning to get a knife to cut raw / cooked meat such as steak, beef and c...


petek commented 2 months ago

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 2 months ago

A bit of copper decoration for the house?

by TJFRANCE 3 months ago

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


TJFRANCE commented 3 months ago

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

by drrayeye 3 months 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 3 months ago

Boning/Fillet Knives for Trimming Meat

by rp17 3 months 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 3 months ago

What are your favorite knives?

by cameronreddy 4 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 3 months ago