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.

2017 Holiday Season Cookware Deals

by drrayeye 28 days ago

We're almost to 400 for Fall Deals. Let's have a new one for the Holiday Season. Black Friday is already happening ...


Smokeydoke30 commented 3 hours ago

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Henckel product question

by Josie_Jo 2 days ago

Other than the handles is there a difference between the "Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Signature" and J.A Henckels Fou...

"Yes Dear" or "Life in the Domestic Circus" what spousal accommodations do you make?

by CaliforniaJoseph 27 days ago

A few years back as I was culling the cookware herd, boxing up the tried & true Revereware (IMHO excellent stuff to l...


Libranflight commented 12 days ago

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Japanese knife identification

by 1bcervin 16 days ago

Hey everyone. Thank you in advance. This is my first post and I was hoping someone could help me identify a knife I r...

Happy Thanksgiving: what are you cooking? What tools?

by drrayeye 21 days ago

I'm part of a team effort. My assigned task is mashed potatoes for fifteen--8 or so medium Yukons. Did the potato p...


VFish commented 20 days ago

What’s the Scoop (or Scallop) on Bread Knives?

by obillo 21 days ago

Ready for an upgrade, I prepped by plunging into Amazon just to see what was in the market. Even restricting myself...

drrayeye commented 21 days ago

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

by CHSeifert 3 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...

drrayeye commented 23 days ago

Zwilling J.A. Henckels holiday sale underway in Pleasantville, N.Y.

by gutreactions 26 days ago

The annual Holiday sale is on out of the new Pleasantville headquarters of Zwilling J.A. Henckels on special dates th...


randallhank commented 26 days ago

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Chefs Catalog Up and Running

by dcrb 27 days ago

After a long absence, Chefs is back.

Japanese Knives - Are they supposed to nick easily?

by courtneylorenne 2 months ago

I just received a set of Kamikoto knives and have used the 7" vegetable knife three times thus far. I was washing it ...

tim irvine commented 1 month ago

The Cooking Tools of your dreams

by drrayeye 1 month ago

No matter what you have, there's always something more or something different to make your cooking just a little more...

rasputina commented 1 month ago

5 Most Essential Knives

by cgBlizzard 5 months ago

Hello everyone, new to the site. Would probably classify myself as somewhere around an intermediate level home cook. ...


obillo commented 1 month ago

Lets talk about paring knives

by justin89k 4 months ago

What's the ideal length for a paring knife? Why? I have a 4 incher that's served me well enough. Are there situations...


obillo commented 1 month ago

Best price on Miyabi 5000MCD 67 series?

by CHSeifert 7 months ago

I'm looking for online shops in the US and Europe, that have good prices on the Miyabi 5000 MCD 67 series of knives ?...

drrayeye commented 1 month ago

On Avoiding being Cooked by Torch (Mark Twain)

by alexrander 4 months ago

"The time of the day was right for the eclipse; I had seen that for myself, in the beginning, by the dial that was ne...


MikeG commented 1 month ago

Carving the Pumpkin and Knife Selection

by Autumm2 1 month ago

Setting the scene. . . you have 2 pumpkins to be turned into Jack-o-lanterns, which knife do you reach for for carvin...


VFish commented 1 month ago

Thoughts on Dalstrong?

by ksoviero 2 months ago

I've been interested in Japanese knives recently, especially gyutos, and I started watching a YouTube channel called ...


Sirrith commented 1 month ago

ATK Equipment Review: Santoku Knives

by Seitan 2 months ago

Lisa tests 10 Santoku knives and gives her recommendations:

drrayeye commented 1 month ago

USA Made Flatware

by dcrb 2 months ago

Stumbled upon this flatware at a site called Made in USA Forever, which stated that Liberty is having a sale. Visited...

NE_Wombat commented 2 months ago

E. Dehillerin---what to buy?

by Pirendeus 8 months ago

I'm taking a trip to Paris (possibly once in a life time) and plan to visit E. Dehillerin. Any suggestions on somethi...

kaleokahu commented 2 months ago