In this article, we’ll examine the best kitchen knife sets, and offer our thoughts on the positives and negatives of different styles.
What makes the reputation of J.A Henckels knife sets? Originating from “the city of blades” in Germany helps, of course. Then it’s the great marketing. But there is no doubt it is the quality of their knives that withstands the hundreds of years of history.
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.
Allwin Houseware’s blade boasts of 66 folded forged layers plus a harder core layer to maintain its edge. It’s heat treated to a Rockwell Hardness rating of 62— the highest rating most kitchen knives are willing to go to.
The Cutco Petite Chef’s Knife may be “petite” compared to the original 9-1/4″ French Chef, but it’s not exactly a small knife. At 7-5/8″, it’s just about half an inch shorter than the typical 8” chef’s knife.
A solid knife is the most important tool in a cook’s kitchen. It is used for a wide range of food preparation tasks. The quality of the blade, the grip, and the overall balance of the knife are what we’ll go into as we explore this Kershaw Chef’s Knife.
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.
This gorgeous knife clearly takes naming cues from the similarly curved scimitar sword. Not only that, but like a sword, it’s made for long chopping motions to cut through thick slabs of meat and bone.
We enjoy expensive kitchenware, but we also recognize that not everyone can afford them. It’s important to pull back and examine products that won’t kill your credit card but still offer you quality. In today’s Victorinox kitchen knife review, we’re looking at one such product.
If you’re looking for an affordable, keen-edged kitchen knife from a trusted brand, you’ll likely find it in this SpyderEdge.
The Mac Knife SK-65 Superior Santoku knife is an excellent knife that will bring all the essential values of a knife right into your hand. Whether you’re a professional or simply someone who loves to cook, this Mac Knife, with its balance, solid blade steel, and comfortable handle, won’t disappoint.
Wusthof is known as one of Germany’s premier cutlery manufacturers. It originated from Solingen— the “City of Blades”— and produce some of the finest forged knives in the world. In fact, their chef’s knife was our pick for Best Kitchen Knife to Buy.