Calphalon Self-Sharpening Knives Review

calphalon self sharpening knives review

Calphalon is a well-known brand in the “knife world.” The company makes a wide range of various self-sharpening knives and knife sets. These knives are primarily used for cooking and kitchen use but can be used for other purposes as well. If you are trying to find the best set of knives for your home, one of … Read more

Best Japanese Knives: Buyer’s Guide for the Best Japanese Knife

best japanese knives - Set of japanese knives

Whether you’ve had the life-long dream of becoming the world’s greatest chef or just want to know your way around the kitchen, knowing the difference between a quality knife, and a crappy one can make all the difference in your success. Because of the importance of quality of knives, we’ve pulled together some information on Japanese … Read more

How to Throw A Throwing Knife

how to throw a knife board

Knife throwing is a long-held tradition to show your skill and to prove your “manliness”. Now knife throwing can be done by anyone, male or female, young and old. The history of knife throwing goes as far back as prehistoric times when hunters of the past would throw hunting sticks to catch prey, such as birds … Read more

Knife Steel Comparison Chart: from Stainless to AUS

knife steel chart

 So, in our blogs about paring knives and kitchen knife set, we talk a lot about steel ratings, knife strength, flexibility, and toughness. We never really go into the science or history behind those terms. Before discussing a knife steel chart, we first need to consider the Rockwell rating, high-carbon steel, and stainless steel. And, … Read more

Chicago Cutlery Reviews: Comparing the Best Knife Sets

chicago cutlery reviews

Ahh, Chicago. “City of the Big Shoulders… Hog Butcher for the World.” After more than a century is Carl Sandburg’s assessment of the city still accurate? Quite frankly, we don’t know, but you would have to figure there are at least some great knives sets in town.Sandburg would have been 52 when Chicago Cutlery was … Read more

Best Paring Knife: Buyer’s Guide for Best Paring Knives

Best Paring Knife: Buyer’s Guide for Best Paring Knives

If you count yourself among those who are upright and facing the right way, then you can identify a paring knife from the knife stock in your own kitchen.  But do you know the backstory of the paring? The humble paring knife did not start out as a kitchen knife at all. It is according to … Read more

Reviewing the 7 Best Laguiole Steak Knives

Crate & Barrel Laguiole Ivory Steak Knives

The Laguiole style of knife refers to a French style of tapered, serrated knives. The best Laguiole steak knives sport a slim outline that resembles a pocket-knife style with a blade that usually runs about 12 cm long and a steel back-spring. When searching for the perfect Laguiole style steak knife, it is important to … Read more

7 Best Carbon Steel Knives to Use in the Kitchen

UGYMER Chef Knife, AUGYMER 8 Inch Professional Chefs Knife

Many chefs around the world choose carbon steel knives because they are sharper than stainless steel knives. They are easier to sharpen as well. You can find a good carbon steel knife for use in the kitchen at an affordable price. All of the knives on this list, except for one, are under $50. We … Read more

7 Best Fillet Knives for Slicing Fish Like a Pro

Morakniv Fishing Comfort Fillet Knife

People often want to know the secrets of an expert chef. It’s often hard to determine just what makes the difference between a good and great meal. But many chefs find that it’s all down to the cut of a knife. In the following article we’ll examine just how to perfectly pair fillet knives for … Read more

7 Best Ceramic Knives to Slice and Dice

DALSTRONG ceramic knife

Ceramic knives excel at cutting thin slices. They are a great go-to knife whenever you need to cut with precision. Other common characteristics of ceramic knives are they don’t absorb food elements and don’t rust. Below we have listed the best ceramic knives in 2018 based on quality, safety, and customer ratings. 1. Kyocera Revolution … Read more