Chef’s knives are a crucial instrument for any home chef. Whether you love cooking every night of the week or just need to cut some vegetables from time-to-time, there is a wealth of information out there on chef’s knives. We’ve rounded up some of our best how-to guides and tips to give you a complete reader on chef’s knives.
4 Things to Consider Before You Buy a New Chef’s Knife
Buying a knife isn't all about how sharp it is.
How to Sharpen Kitchen Knives the Right Way
Sharpening a chef's knife manually doesn't have to be a daunting task. We asked a guy who sharpens 100 knives a day to show us the way.
This Tiny Store in New Orleans Might Be the Best Place to Buy Japanese Chef’s Knives in the US
Get a knife made by a 750-year-old name that used to make swords for the Emperor.
America’s Most Celebrated Knife Maker Is Just Getting Started
Bob Kramer has spent 25 years trying to forge a better chef's knife. Now America's most celebrated bladesmith is setting out to unravel the mysteries of steel itself.
How to Care for a Carbon Steel Knife, According to an Expert
Magnus Pettersson of the knife sharpening service KnifeAid has tips to keep your carbon steel knife in top shape.
What’s the Difference Between German and Japanese Kitchen Knives?
Steel hardness impacts how well a blade can hold an edge. But the more durable option isn't necessarily the better one.
Unbeatable Meat Cleavers for Your Home Kitchen
Got a pig roast or barbecue coming up? One of these bad boys will be your tool of choice.
If You Use a Knife Block to Store Your Kitchen Knives, You’re Doing It All Wrong
Knife bars are cheaper, don't dull the blade, cleaner and take up less space in your kitchen.
10 Knives World-Class Chefs Can’t Cook Without
All-purpose chef's knives, single-focus slicing tools and everything in between.
The Best Chef’s Knives for the Novice Cook
When kept sharp and treated with care, an affordable knife can withstand years of regular use.
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