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Serrated knife

by walnut 2 days ago

correct me if i am wrong but i thought the cutting motion when using a serrated knife is back and forth sawing, or lo...

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medlar commented 1 day ago

Shun Hikari knife series

by drrayeye 4 days ago

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

drrayeye commented 1 day ago

Can ceramic knives be sharpened?

by josephnl 6 years ago

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

kaleokahu commented 16 days ago

All Clad knives

by NotJuliaChild 4 years ago

Does anyone own any? If so, please post your thoughts. Thanks. http://www.estore.all-clad.com/Collection/C...

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AdamS commented 21 days ago

Luxe Blades from Victorinox

by obillo 25 days ago

I got my Victorinox rosewood-handle chef’s knife and a matching santoku as gifts, and believe me, it wasn’t easy. It ...

drrayeye commented 22 days ago

Looking for a Fish Fillet Knife

by Pheelicks 25 days ago

We recently purchased a 2nd row beach house. There is a public access to the ocean straight out our front door and a...

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travelerjjm commented 25 days ago

I need to start getting water stones

by Hiracer 3 months ago

I was given a "Japanese" knife for Xmas. Went out and bought a matching Japanese 3.5" parer to go with it. I have...

Pheelicks commented 25 days ago

Wutshof Ptec Electric Knife Sharpener

by ChrisJM 2 months ago

Someone talk me out of this. I've wanted this thing for over two years but always balked at price. Yes, I could ...

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ChrisJM commented 30 days ago

Stepping Up My Game - Cutlery Advice Appreciated

by ShortOrderDad 2 months ago

Hi all, Looking for advice on knives and sharpening. We've got the typical, nice-looking stuff you get as wedding...

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GroundCharles commented 1 month ago

Dishwasher Safe Knives...is there such a thing?

by Fabienne301 8 years ago

The title says it all. I was just given a Calphalon set of knives for Xmas. I have washed knives in the dishwasher be...

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wjgoody commented 1 month ago

What knife strategy should I use as I grow older and clumsier?

by VeggyChopper 1 year ago

Hello, I have spent many hours reading forums/reviews about knives and knife sharpening, and still feel uncertain abo...

DuffyH commented 1 month ago

Production Carbon Knives with Highly Finished Western Handles

by SognSpatula 1 month ago

Most production carbon cutlery seems to have very blocky and utilitarian western handles. The Bob Kramer knives se...

Pirendeus commented 1 month ago

Ryusen knife question

by Bunny-Bunny 11 years ago

Anyone familliar with this brand, especially the honesuku (boning knife). I've got a collection of Shun knives, and a...

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meimes commented 1 month ago

Cookware consignment?

by justnoblecuts 2 months ago

Hi Chowhounders, I have a question for the masses. I'm working under the assumption that like me, many of you pro...

DuffyH commented 2 months ago

NASA Steel KITCHEN Knife - "KNASA" Kickstarter

by alexrander 3 months ago

Saw this a week ago or so then forgot. But the discussion about Chef's knives reminded me to look it up. Ductile ste...

DuffyH commented 2 months ago

Help identifying vintage cutlery

by Korson 2 months ago

I bought these knives in a set of three about 36 years ago at a surplus auction of recovered train wreck deliveries. ...

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medlar commented 2 months ago

Liquidiamond Knives?

by DuffyH 2 months ago

Saw these in a Food52 email today. Has anyone seen these? Molecular level nano serrations, say what? There's also a v...

DuffyH commented 2 months ago

Dead knife?

by walkie74 3 months ago

My housemate, a former Navy cook, is convinced that my 8 year old Wusthof knife is worthless. I'm sure the edge is go...

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unprofessional_chef commented 2 months ago

Henckels Zwilling their collections so confusing

by toyopl 5 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...

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ChristopherR commented 2 months ago

Found Kiwi Knives in Lower Rainland

by Sam Salmon 2 months ago

Not my favourite kitchen utensil but some people are crazy about those cheap Thai stainless knives and now they're a ...

Sam Salmon commented 2 months ago