Category Archives for Kitchen

When and How to Hone or Sharpen a Knife: A Full (But Short) Guide

Fortunately, however, it’s not too difficult to detect a dull knife once you’re mindful about it. And, unlike real frenemies, you don’t have to get rid of your knives when they’re dull. Let me show you how to hone/sharpen and improve them!

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Forged vs stamped knives: The Distinctions

While forged knives generally have a better reputation, both kinds are, per our observation, equally enjoyed by home cooks as well as professional chefs.
Let’s take a look at how the knives are made, and how they’re distinguished from each other. Then I will explain why I think the absolute superiority of forged knives is a myth.

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Different Types of Knives and What They’re Used for

A Santoku is usually shorter and thinner than a chef’s knife. Due to a flat blade, it doesn’t rock on the cutting board. This makes it a lesser choice when you want to mince herbs, but a better one for skinny slices of veggies.

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Best J.A. Henckels Cheese Knife Set 2017 Review

The knife with the widest blade in the set is the chisel. It has a sharp edge at the opposite side of the handle, and is used for cutting hard, crumbly cheeses into large chunks. Think Cheddar, Swiss, Colby, brick and Parmesan cheese.

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Best J.A. Henckels Steak Knife Sets of 2017 – Buying Guide & Reviews

If you spend so much time and effort on making a tasty, juicy steak, it only makes sense to get some nice, quality steak knives so you or whoever you serve the steak can truly enjoy it.

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Best J.A. Henckels Knife Block Set Reviews

Which one should I get? I didn’t want to miss out on an important knife. Nor did I want to buy ones that will stay forever in the block to collect dust.

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Best Apple Peeler Corer Slicer of 2017: Johnny from Victorio

Can you core, slice, and peel an apple in less than a minute? Accept the challenge with this apple peeler, slicer and corer from Victorio Kitchen.

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Best Apple Peelers of 2017- Buying Guide & Reviews

With a lot of apples, potatoes and other fruits, roots, and veggies to prepare in the kitchen, you want a machine that is fast and efficient to help you save the time for more interesting work. Such machines exist, and they’re called apple/potato peelers.

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Top 5 Best Apple Corers of 2017- Buying Guide & Reviews

A simple apple corer is the gadget you need when you’re in a hurry and want to grab an apple to eat on the way. It removes the need to awkwardly hold the messy leftover on your hand when you finish eating.

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Top 5 Best Apple Slicers and Corers of 2017- Buying Guide & Reviews

We’ve handpicked the best apple slicers on the market and compiled into this list for you. Get one of these, and save the time and effort on coring and dividing your apples!

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