Category: Pro Tips

Filling Your Knife Block: Types of Kitchen Knives

Not every home cook knows their way around a knife block. 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 …

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? 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 …