Category: Pro Tips

6 Best Japanese Kitchen Knives

We love working with Japanese knives in our kitchen. They provide some of the best quality and value of any knife of the market, and they come with a tradition of craftsmanship that is second to none. If you haven’t tried working with them yet, we want to …

What Types of Kitchen Knives Do You Need?

Without formal training, the only way you ever really learn about the different types of kitchen knives is in home economics or, if you’re lucky, from your mom. It took me a long time to realize that there was more than just a chef’s knife and a paring …

What is the Best Cutting Board for your Knives?

As a home cook, you likely have lots of great kitchen tools and gadgets to make your job in the kitchen easier. You might even have several different types of cutting boards. But do you know which is the best cutting board for your knives? With all this …

Making Sushi at Home? Here Are the Best Sushi Knives

Making sushi at home is not necessarily an easy endeavor, but if you’re reading this article, you’ve probably put some thought into it, and already know that it takes dedication and skill to make good sushi. If it’s just that you want to make some tasty sushi rolls …

What is the Best Sharpening Stone and How to Use It

Although there are many ways to sharpen your kitchen knives, we believe that using a sharpening stone is the absolute best way to go about it. Not only will you get the best results, you won’t assume as much risk of damaging the blade as you would using …

Sharpening a Ceramic Knife: Can it be done?

If you’re reading this article, it’s highly likely that you own a ceramic knife set and have now discovered that even the best ceramic knives can, and do, become dull. Ceramic knives are highly touted as the kitchen knife that never goes dull, but those claims are far …