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Best Knife Sets

Best Knife Sets

Top 10 Rated Knife Sets By Brittany Rowland Knife sets can be a convenient solution if you want a complete set of all the essential tools but you don’t want to spend a fortune on each individual knife. Value was one of the key considerations we had when choosing the top 10 knife sets. Other […]

Best Santoku Knives

Best Santoku Knives

Top 10 Rated Santoku Knives By Brittany Rowland The finest quality santoku knives are guaranteed to last you many years and provide versatile function in the kitchen. The word santoku means “three virtues,” after all. We looked for a variety of factors as we selected our top 10 knives, including: 1. Durable, strong forged steel […]

More Santoku Knives

Ginsu 04858  8/10 5 inches and 7 inches High carbon Japanese stainless steel Stainless steel handle What a great deal: two santoku knives from Ginsu for only $18.74. With a seamless, all-steel construction, these knives have a sleek… read more Furi Rachael Ray FUR901  7.5/10 7 inches Forged CrMoV German stainless steel 12.25″ x 2.5″ […]

Knife Sharpening Tools and Tips

Knife Sharpening Tools and Tips

By Brittany Rowland Sharpening your special kitchen knives when it’s required will keep them cutting and slicing away with speed and precision. Even though many knife manufacturers boast that their knives stay sharp and rarely need honing, it’s still smart to have a couple tools at hand for when your blades inevitably start getting dull. […]

Tips for Choosing Kitchen Knives

Tips for Choosing Kitchen Knives

By Brittany Rowland So you’re in charge of your own kitchen now and you need to build up your collection of kitchen tools. As any professional or aspiring chef knows, the greatest tools you have at your disposal are knives. Different knives perform different functions, of course, be it chopping, mincing, dicing, slicing, paring, scooping, […]

Santoku Knife Use and History

Santoku Knife Use and History

By Brittany Rowland These days, the santoku knife has become a ubiquitous kitchen tool, common in all home appliance stores and TV cooking shows. You hear a TV chef rave about the santoku knife, and you wonder if it’s an ancient Japanese knife only recently brought to the West. After all, companies that forge santoku […]

Knife Storage Tips

Knife Storage Tips

By Brittany Rowland The last thing you want to do is keep all your sharp knives—chefs, santoku, filleting, paring, etc.—is throw them all together in a drawer. Not only does it look untidy and fail to protect the blades, but it’s like sticking your hand in a land mine to fish one out. Some knives […]

The Essential Knives You'll Find in Most Knife Sets

The Essential Knives You’ll Find in Most Knife Sets

By Brittany Rowland Knife sets vary in the types of knives they offer. Typically, the more knives in a set, the higher the price rises. While it’s awfully convenient to have a versatile collection for all your cooking tasks, you also don’t want to get saddled with a bunch of frilly knives that you never […]

OXO 1064754 Review

Santoku Knive  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland A miniature santoku knife, with just a 4-inch blade, is surprisingly versatile. Capable of slicing and dicing vegetables, fish, and small portions of meat with surgical precision, this OXO knife still has a sturdy, hefty feel to it. The handle, a black, ergonomic rubber, fits comfortably in the hand […]

Ginsu 04858 Review

Santoku Knive  8/10 By Brittany Rowland What a great deal: two santoku knives from Ginsu for only $18.74. With a seamless, all-steel construction, these knives have a sleek, polished look and a nice heft to them. The larger one, 7 inches long, is ideal for cutting meats and fish, and the smaller 5-inch knife is […]

Victorinox 47529 Review

Santoku Knive  8/10 By Brittany Rowland A lightweight, stamped santoku knife from Victorinox, this 7-inch knife reduces arm strain with repetitive use. Many chefs like the Victorinox brand for that reason because they spend hours in the kitchen chopping up food. Of course, you may have to adjust to a lighter knife with no bolster. […]

Furi FUR888 Review

Santoku Knive  7/10 By Brittany Rowland Inspired by the popular Gusto-Grip knives on Rachael Ray’s cooking show, this 6-inch santoku knife is lighter and thinner than most, and it features a very sharp edge. Able to slice through dense and soft foods with equal vigor, it has a comfortable plastic handle with built-in antimicrobial inhibitors. […]

Guy Fieri ER31 Review

Santoku Knive  7.5/10 By Brittany Rowland Some people feel most comfortable chopping, slicing, and dicing with a shorter blade. This Guy Fieri Knuckle Sandwich santoku knife is only 5.5 inches, offering great balance and maneuverability. It feel almost like a natural extension of the hand. A nice touch is the crisscross crusher at the end […]

Zwilling J.A. Henckels 31119-183 Review

Santoku Knive  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland Showing a fine craftsmanship and high quality, this Henckels 7-inch santoku knife, forged in Germany, features a sleek one-piece steel construction. You’ll find no crevices between the blade and the handle, so you don’t have to fear bacteria growth. In fact, the handle is tightly bonded to the tang […]

Furi Rachael Ray FUR901 Review

Santoku Knive  7.5/10 By Brittany Rowland Coming highly recommended by Rachael Ray, this Furi santoku knife comes with a scabbard stand that hones the blade each time you pull it out. You won’t have to worry about springing for an expensive steel or professional sharpener: the whole package is only $62.95. The stand can be […]

Global G-48 Review

Santoku Knive  9/10 By Brittany Rowland A sleek, serious-looking knife from Japan, the 7-inch Global santoku knife has a seamless, smooth design from tip to tang. Having no crevices between the blade and the handle means this knife is very easy to clean with just a sponge and some warm, soapy water. The razor-thinness of […]