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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 […]

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

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, […]

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

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 […]

Chicago Cutlery 1090390 Review

Knife Set  9/10 By Brittany Rowland A handsome, durable knife set with all the essential pieces and more, this Chicago Cutlery Fusion collection includes a new creation by the company: the Partoku, a hybrid of the santoku and paring knives. It’s ideal for intricate work and fits comfortably in small hands. In fact, if you […]

Global 7 Piece Professional Knife Set Review

Knife Set  9.5/10 By Brittany Rowland If cooking is your profession—or you’re training to become a chef—then you know that your knives are your most important work tools. Global recognizes this need and fulfills it with this 7-piece professional chef’s knife set. The 5 knives and diamond steel stay protected and easy to transport in […]

Chicago Cutlery 1067823 Review

Knife Set  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland If you’re looking for a fine-quality knife set on a budget, then this Chicago Cutlery set for $85 may satisfy your needs. The blades are forged from high carbon stainless steel, which runs from the tips to the tang. The handles are stainless steel as well, lending the knives […]

Shun DM2002B Review

Knife Set  9.5/10 By Brittany Rowland Shun is a Japanese company known for its high-quality knives forged of extra-strong stainless steel for a hard but not brittle feel. The blades retain their edges incredibly well, requiring just regular honing. What we love about these knives is how you can see the layers of stainless steel […]

Cuisinart Advantage C55-01-12PCKS

Knife Set  7.5/10 By Brittany Rowland For only $22.47, the Cuisinart Advantage C55-01-12PCKS is an affordable and good quality knife set that will surprise you with its razor sharpness. The knives come in an array of bright colors—not just for decoration, but as color coding to prevent cross contamination between chicken, fish, bread, etc. The […]

Ginsu 7112 Review

Knife Set  9/10 By Brittany Rowland Ginsu may have initially given itself a bad name with those infamous infomercials, but the quality of its knives has improved remarkably over the years, and this Chikara knife set is no exception. The blades of forged Japanese stainless steel are incredibly sharp and retain their edges well. The […]

Wusthof 9312 Review

Knife Set  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland With high carbon stainless steel laser-cut and tempered in Germany for precision, this Wusthof Gourmet knife set has all the essential tools for a kitchen. The full tang knives have a sturdy, balanced feel; a tad lightweight but not cheap feeling. The riveted polypropylene handles are comfortable to grip […]

J.A. Henckels 15707-000 Review

Knife Set  7.5/10 By Brittany Rowland An attractive knife set from J.A. Henckels, these full tang knives feature contoured, cushioned handles with a backing of brushed stainless steel that adds to the aesthetic appeal and improves the strength. The set is complete with such tools as a santoku, chefs, paring, and boning knife, and the […]

Chicago Cutlery 1073704 Review

Knife Set  8/10 By Brittany Rowland For a fairly inexpensive knife set, this 15-piece set from Chicago Cutlery has all the essential tools you’ll need to tackle various tasks in the kitchen. At $59.99, it holds great value with the included shears and multi-tiered block. The full tang stainless steel knives come sharp, and Chicago […]

Ginsu 04817 Review

Knife Set  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland For a complete collection of knives at a great low price, this Ginsu knife set cannot be beat. At only $29.99, it offers 6 kitchen knives, 6 steak knives, shears, and a hardwood knife block. The utility, chefs, and santoku knives will probably get the most use, but the […]