Category: Pro Tips

Making Sushi at Home? Find the Best Sushi Knife

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 …

Finding 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 …

Kitchen Knife Basics Every Home Cook Should Know

Home cooks can spend many hours in the kitchen, using their kitchen knives to cut, chop, dice and slice all kinds of different foods. That’s why it’s incredibly important to know your kitchen knife basics. If I asked you what a kind of cutting board is best to …

Honing vs Sharpening Your Kitchen Knives

Do you know the difference between honing and sharpening your kitchen knives? Have you heard the term honing and wondered what the difference is? It’s an important distinction and one that you should not overlook when it comes to maintaining your kitchen knives. Nothing is more important in …

How to Choose the Best Japanese Chef Knives

Japanese chef knives are some of the best knives available in the world. A lot of skill and mastery goes into the manufacturing of knives in Japan. What you may not know as a Western cook who is just looking into the world of Japanese cutlery, is that …