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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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How to Cut a Pineapple like a Pro

How to Cut a Pineapple like a Pro

Learning how to cut a pineapple is one of the great joys of kitchen knifedom. You weld your samurai-like blade to separate the spiny crown and prickly skin from the sweet, juicy fruit, and you feel exhilarated. But you must use a sharp knife. Otherwise it’s pure

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Why I’m Wary of Kitchen Knife Sets

Why I'm Wary of Kitchen Knife Sets

No doubt kitchen knife sets are festive and grand and really make you feel like a bona fide chef. But many times your kitchen knife needs might be better served by shopping piece by piece rather than springing for a set. Here’s why: 1) You’ll be free

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An Edge in the Kitchen
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Mastering Knife Skills
by Norman Weinstein

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