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Butterup Knife

by kaleokahu 5 years ago

Who has one? http://www.momastore.org/museum/moma/ProductDisplay?storeId=10001&catalogId=10451&langId=-1&categoryId=11470&parent_category_rn=11470&productId=199171&keyWord=Butterup%20Knife&purpose...

Masamoto knives...

by buttertart 7 years ago

Now that I have ChemKin's attention...I was in Tokyo a few weeks ago and visited the Masamoto shop at Tsukiji...scored a nakiri and a gyuto, Japanese handles, water buffalo horn band, carbon steel....

Blade experts offer advice.

by petek 5 years ago

http://www.epicurious.com/expert-advice/how-to-sharpen-dull-knives-and-keep-them-sharp-article Your thoughts...

Looking for advice on possibly upgrading my knives.

by MamFish7 5 years ago

I have been enlightened by folks on this forum (and a few others). Now I’m here to ask you all for some advice. I have gotten some money that I’d like to use to buy some knives I’ve been wanting....

Kramer Zwillings carbon knife problem

by Geordietraveller 5 years ago

Long time lurker, first post! Long story short - got my first Japanese knife last year (Kikuichi 8" stainless gyoto) and have been learning about sharpening and honing this past year. Really enj...

Knife recommendations for my registry!

by bekahrose66 5 years ago

Sorry this is probably repetitive, but a specific answer to my question would be useful. I cook all the time, would consider myself above average. Im looking for some help and recommendations for k...

Okay knife nerds, what do you think of this Dexter?

by Westy 5 years ago

Saw this and was intrigued. Never heard of this designer, and not overly sophisticated as a cook, but thinking of upgrading from my Sani-Safe series: http://knives.dexter1818.com/shop/heritage.html

Knife Sharpening in/near Milwaukee

by harrism 5 years ago

I'm looking for a place to get my knives sharpened. They're Wusthof, so not high end, but not junk either. I've tried a couple of places and not been satisfied. One place I liked was a kitchen s...

Kikuichi Warikomi Damascus Santoku

by kattyeyes 8 years ago

I've been eyeing this knife for a while, having done some homework last year. Does anyone know if this: http://www.chefknivestogo.com/kikuichi-elite-warikomi-damascus-tsuchime-santoku-knife.htm...

Look what I got!

by Shrinkrap 5 years ago

Husband's friend brought me a gift. As I saw my husband taking out the box he could tell I was getting excited, and said "calm down; it's just a token". So I did. Last year it was moon cakes. B...

Shun Fuji vs. Miyagi Birchwood SG2 7" Santoku

by drrayeye 5 years ago

The outrageously priced Shun Fuji 7" and comparably overpriced Miyagi Birchwood Santoku 7" are suddenly available for $199 each: http://www.williams-sonoma.com/products/shun-fuji-santoku-knife/?...

Knives for a Paris rental kitchen

by nancyfc 5 years ago

We'll be staying in an Airbnb apartment with a small kitchen in Paris next month. I've found that rental kitchens usually lack decent knives. I am not checking bags, so I can't bring any. Any id...

Post your best holiday cookware deal finds here!

by BouquiGarnet 5 years ago

Williams Sonoma and Sur La Table have the Wusthof Classic 6-inch chef's knife for $50. W/S also has a 4-quart Staub cocotte in cherry for $99. What else is everyone finding? I'm going to hit...

New Bob Kramer / Zwilling Carbon Steel Knives

by jsbrooklyn 9 years ago

Has anyone had any experience with this new line yet? I'm in the market for a carbon steel knife and just wondering if this is more of a marketing ploy than anything, given Kramer's involvement. ...

Knife Set Recommendations

by nhtom 5 years ago

I'm looking for recommendations for a knife set/block, preferably in the $250-$300 range. These will be used as a home set for everyday use. Any input on a set you have know or one you would buy is...

Henckel versus Wusthof knives

by miss_mia 14 years ago

My MIL wanted new knives, so I scrambled and got her a Wusthof set from Macy's about 1 hour before she arrived to celebrate her birthday. Of course, she said that she had all of those knives, and ...

Classic Chef's knife or Santoku knife?

by Monica 13 years ago

I am in the market for knives and I guess i will probably end up getting a 8inch knife from Shun..but the problem is, I don't know whether I should purchase a chef's knife or santoku knife. Any ti...

Best type of knife for slicing uncooked meats?

by Sneef 7 years ago

I want to know what is the best type of knife for slicing uncooked meats. I am not looking for a brand recommendation, i just want to know what type/style of knife is best suited to cutting unc...

J.A Henckels Forged Knife Set at Costco, Good Value?

by Skillz2213 8 years ago

Hey Guys, Need your opinion on buying this set of knives at costco. Is it good value or should I be buying individual knives? My budget is around $150 for at least the essential knives. Th...

Cutco knives ??

Bob Mervine
by Bob Mervine 13 years ago

I'm trying out a couple of Cutco knives on loan and wondering what the big deal is. I think its the made in America thing, but the handle of the 10-inch chef's knife is huge -- and I have big ha...

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