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Bladesmithing Class with KitchenKnifeGuru

Bladesmithing Class with KitchenKnifeGuru

Bladesmithing. Have you ever wondered what what it would be like to hand forge a knife from just a bar of steel? Wonder no more and join my journey. . . Just a few weeks back I had the gumption to take a two-day bladesmithing course from

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Solingen, Germany — Wusthof Factory Tour

Solingen, Germany — Wusthof Factory Tour

This past October I had the pleasure (along with my 11-year-old daughter) of visiting Solingen, Germany in order to take a tour of the Wusthof factory located there since 1814. (Well, not in the exact same place, of course.) Solingen is not only home base for Wusthof,

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Quality Kitchen Knives on Sale

Quality Kitchen Knives on Sale

Here are some of the latest deals on high-quality kitchen knives. We’re talking name-brand blades that will get sharp, and stay sharp, for a serious amount of time. As long as you treat them right, of course (see my Top Ten Tips). They should feel great in

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Best Carving Knife — Some Recommendations

Best Carving Knife — Some Recommendations

A carving knife is a thing of beauty, even if it’s used only a couple times a year. When you need a long, thin, and most important of all, sharp blade to do your slicing, nothing else will do. (Above: Wusthof Classic 2-Piece Hollow-Ground Carving Set.) If

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Wusthof Knives — Outlet Store Bonanza

Wusthof Knives — Outlet Store Bonanza

Wusthof, Wusthof, Wusthof!! I’ve got Wusthof knives on the brain. . .mainly because I’ve been working on a definitive article to add to the KitchenKnifeGuru website that should cover everything Wusthofian. Weeeell, let’s not get carried away, but at least it should offer shoppers some serious guidance

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Kitchen Knives — Top Quality on Sale

Kitchen Knives — Top Quality on Sale

It’s that time of year again—post holidays—when everywhere you look prices on everything are getting slashed. Kitchen knives are no exception! Here are just a few (and some of the best) deals out there in kitchen-knife land. These are all high-quality kitchen knives—many of them on my

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Best Chef Knife — Don’t Overrate the Factory Edge

Best Chef Knife — Don't Overrate the Factory Edge

I had to laugh the other day while reading a blog by a guy who, on a quest for what might be the best chef knife, meticulously tested the sharpitude of a bunch of brand-name knives right out of the box. He took nine blades through their

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Gift Ideas for the Gourmet Cook

Gift Ideas for the Gourmet Cook

  Here’s a short list of gift ideas any gourmet chef would be thrilled to add to their kitchen. There’s one for every budget—from $25 to $130—and many are at bargain prices: 1) Lavatools Javelin Digital Instant Read Thermometer, $25 @ Amazon: Every serious cook has moments

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Your Carving Knife — How to Make the Most of It

Your Carving Knife — How to Make the Most of It

Weeeeell, it’s carving season again—you know that time of year when turkey and roast fowl and roast anything are being thought about and planned for and the typical cutlery questions are all coming out of the woodwork: What knife am I going to carve the bird with?

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Pumpkin Carving — Best Knives for a Pumpkin Carving Party!

Pumpkin Carving — Best Knives for a Pumpkin Carving Party!

I bet when most of us think about pumpkin carving, we tend to picture a big long kitchen knife. And we picture taking that long hefty knife and punching through the thick orange pumpkin shell and carving out a face. And that’s OK, but the fact of

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