Knife Care: How To Care for a No-Sharpening Knife – Part 2

March 15, 2019

Welcome back to the Easy Slice blog! Last time, we started delving into how to properly care for your knives. Proper knife care is one of the most important things you can do to help your cooking prep and protect your investment. When treated well, quality kitchen knives are not only safer and easier to use, but they are also more likely to last for years and years. That knife set that sits in the knife block on your grandparent’s kitchen counter? If you treat your knives well, they can easily become just as lasting a kitchen staple as those knives … Read More

How To Use a No-Stick Knife

December 8, 2018

With fall in full swing, we know that many of you across the country are ready to break out those favorite squash recipes. After all, there’s no better time than autumn for those warm and comforting foods like a rich butternut squash soup or a sweet and savory roasted acorn squash. But, as delicious as those squash dishes are, there’s a definite downside: the prep work. A recipe that should be easy as pie—or, really, a whole lot easier than making a pie; crusts are hard!—inevitably becomes a whole lot harder when your knife isn’t up to … Read More

Ways to Keep A Knife From Sticking

April 10, 2019

What’s better than refreshing slices of watermelon on a hot summer’s day? Or what about a rich, hearty butternut squash soup as the winter winds are freezing everything outdoors? While both foods fall into pretty different seasons, they have one key thing in common: they are amongst the foods that many people avoid buying because they’re so hard to cut. Between the thick exterior and the size, several varieties of squash and melons can be immensely difficult to cut, which deters home cooks from wanting to use them at all. Indeed, these tough … Read More

How No-Stick Knives Work

October 5, 2017

How many times have you gone to cut open something large like a watermelon or a butternut squash, only to have your knife get stuck halfway through trying to cut it in half? Then, to add injury to insult, once your knife is wedged in, it’s a lot harder to un-wedge, even by pulling it out or up. This is when a lot of home cooks will brace a hand on the side of whatever they are cutting, to try to force the knife out, and end up cutting themselves in the process. If you’ve had a food preparation experience or two like this, it’s time to get … Read More