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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.

Knife Advice for Offset Knife Fan

by tealightful 16 hours ago

Hi all! Trying to wade through the knife world and after extensive research, I’ve only confused myself even more. Aft...


drrayeye commented 10 hours ago

vg10 japanese knives?????

by jboisvenue 2 years ago

Why do all of the major japanese knife manufactures make a vg10 boning knife if they are prone to chipping.


MinLeighs_VSL commented 11 hours ago

It’s Fall, 2018: Cookware Deals and Delights

by The Chowhound Team 10 days ago

Summer's over; let's continue the conversation here for the new season. Older posts: — Part I - https://www.chow...


gooster commented 15 hours ago

2018 End of Summer Cookware Deals and Delights

by The Chowhound Team 3 months ago

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

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The Chowhound Team commented 10 days ago

Chef's knife

by 11aadagokid 23 days ago

Can anyone help me date this French chef's knife. It was found in New Orleans and was used as a fighting knife I beli...


kaleokahu commented 12 days ago

Why are steak knives serrated?

by Howard_2 3 months ago

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


seefoo commented 15 days ago

At Last -- Decent, Inexpensive Steak Knives!

by kaleokahu 1 year ago

This has been quite a quest for me. For the longest time, I've been searching for a "good" set of steak knives. I'v...


kaleokahu commented 19 days ago

Knives With Superposed Handles--Say What?

by obillo 2 months ago

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


plim commented 2 months ago

Need a Knive Set Recommendation for an Amateur Chef

by mncook 2 months ago

We have a set of Wusthof Knives which we have had for about 20 years. Probably paid about $200 for them with the bloc...


randallhank commented 2 months ago

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

by helense 2 months ago

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


helense commented 2 months ago

Any Cleaver Fan's - Whaddya Say

by mobiledynamics 8 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...


seefoo commented 2 months ago

Knife Advice

by helense 2 months 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 months ago

Serrated with Scallops

by drrayeye 2 months ago

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


drrayeye commented 2 months ago

Set for niece in new home

by bloodboy 3 months ago

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


bloodboy commented 2 months ago

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

by CHSeifert 1 year 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 2 months ago

Wusthof Asian-Style Knives - Honing at the Correct Angle

by annazianna 3 months 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 3 months ago

Can ceramic knives be sharpened?

by josephnl 8 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 3 months ago

Was my favorite paring knife

by Rocksander 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months 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 3 months ago