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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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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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Three Kitchen Knife Sets I Recommend

Three Kitchen Knife Sets I Recommend

Even though I think kitchen knife sets can often be overkill and not accurately meet a home chef’s needs, I can see two good reasons why someone might still want to consider buying a set: 1) If you lead a busy lifestyle and cooking isn’t a priority,

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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
by Chad Ward

Mastering Knife Skills
by Norman Weinstein

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