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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″ […]

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

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 […]

OXO 1064650

Santoku Knife  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland If you’re looking for an agile, lightweight santoku knife for finely mincing or chopping foods, then the OXO 1064650 may be the knife for you. This six and a half inch blade is made of a strong stainless steel and is full tang for durability and balance. It rests […]

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 […]

Wusthof 4175 Review

Santoku Knive  9/10 By Brittany Rowland Forged in Germany with high carbon stainless steel, this Wusthof 7-inch santoku knife features a strong, resilient blade that doesn’t rust or stain. With the hollowed edge, it chops through dense and soft foods equally well, so carrot pieces won’t go flying off the cutting board anymore. The knife […]

Shun DM0702 Review

Santoku Knife  9.5/10 By Brittany Rowland A strong, resilient knife forged in Japan, the Shun 6 ½-inch classic santoku knife has a striking, aesthetically pleasing design. The D-shape handle fits comfortably in the hand, and its cutting power is amazing, too—able to slice through dense or squishy foods with equal ease. The indentations on the […]