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What’s the best kitchen knife blade material?

The novice kitchen knives buyer is faced with a bewildering array of choice when it comes to buying a set or even a single...

How to take care of your knives

It doesn’t matter how many high-tech gadgets and super-duper labor-saving devices you have in your kitchen, it doesn’t take long for any cook to...

What’s the best type of chopping board?

Your kitchen knives may look the part, clean, shiny and sharp, but with the best will in the world, daily wear and tear will...

Mastering your kitchen knife skills

The idea behind using knives in the kitchen may seem simple enough – cut up meat or vegetables in preparation for cooking, ensuring that...

Types of kitchen knives

Many people survive with just two or three kitchen knives in their arsenal, but the reality is that there are literally dozens of different...

Mincing knives (or mezza lunas)

Looking almost as terrifying as the cleaver, the mincing knife will be far more useful in most home kitchens. Also known as the mezza luna...

Cleavers

Used for 'cleaving' meat and bone, cleavers are a staple in horror movies. The instantly-recognizable rectangular blade is thick, heavy and very sharp, making it the...

Trimming knives

Looking like the shrunken cousin of the boning knife, the trimming knife is used for much the same purpose. Its blade is usually under three...

Peeling knives

Similar in size and function to the paring knife, peeling knives are distinguished by a downward curve to their short blades, resembling a straightened-out...

Carving knives

One of the 'glamor' knives, thanks to its starring role in proceedings at Thanksgiving and Christmas. Carving knives have a blade that's sharp, fine...