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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

Knife Care: How To Care for a No-Sharpening Knife – Part 1

February 1, 2019

A quality kitchen knife is an investment that, when treated well, can last generations. Think for a moment about your parents’ or grandparents’ kitchen. Do you remember seeing a knife block sitting on the counter with a nicely matching set of knives that seemed to always be there? That is the investment a good knife can be; it can be the knife you remember from your childhood, still going strong into a third or fourth generation’s worth of use. Of course, even the best quality kitchen knives can only last so long when put under the strain … Read More

How to Sharpen a Knife: Do I Need to?

October 15, 2017

Maybe they were a wedding gift from a relative who loves to cook, or maybe you splurged with a bonus for work. However you obtained them, that shiny new knife set sitting in the knife block on your counter probably makes you feel like you can conquer anything your cookbooks throw at you. A couple months (or years) down the road, however, they’re a little less thrilling. Not only has the exciting new-ness worn off, but that keenly sharp edge they came with has worn down, and chopping onions isn’t the quick and easy task it used to be. What … Read More

Why Knives Should Stay Sharp

September 25, 2017

Have you ever watched one of the many cooking shows on TV and wished you could cook like that? It looks pretty impressive to have half a dozen pots bubbling away on the stove, and not a single one threatening to overflow while the chef whizzes through six onions, ten tomatoes, and a brace of chickens. Okay, well, that might be a bit of exaggeration, but those TV chefs make cooking look so easy sometimes that it can be incredibly frustrating to step into the kitchen and take your best shot at whatever dish you just watched them prepare. Don’t let … Read More