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Food plating Tips  - Impress your Guests
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Food plating Tips - Impress your Guests

Chances are you are interested in improving the presentation of your food

The wide range of Damascus steel knife types
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The wide range of Damascus steel knife types

Read on as we list all the Damascus kitchen knife types and how they can help you during your next kitchen prep.

Just how strong is Damascus steel?
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Just how strong is Damascus steel?

Damascus steel is instantly recognizable and a highly sought after steel due to its flexible and hard makeup.

What to look for when buying a Knife Set
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What to look for when buying a Knife Set

It is best to purchase a knife set that contains only the most essential of knives.

Cutting sourdough bread the right way
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Cutting sourdough bread the right way

So what type of knife is most effective at slicing through sourdough?

The Versatile benefits of take apart kitchen shears
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The Versatile benefits of take apart kitchen shears

Kitchen shears can serve some additional benefits outside the kitchen.

Deboning Meat - The Guide
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Deboning Meat - The Guide

Deboning Meat is a common task that most amateur cooks will encounter as their time and interest in the kitchen grows.

Selecting the right angle to sharpen your knives
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Selecting the right angle to sharpen your knives

Perhaps the most important step when sharpening a knife is to identify the angle for sharpening and it is likely the easiest step in the process.

What’s the Difference - Single Bevel vs Double Bevel Knives
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What’s the Difference - Single Bevel vs Double Bevel Knives

When you cast your eyes over your knife, you can identify the bevel by observing the slight angle that runs all the way down to the edge.

The Differences Between a Fillet and Boning Knife
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The Differences Between a Fillet and Boning Knife

These knives share a similar size and shape that can cause confusion

Why Does a Sharp Knife Cut Better?
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Why Does a Sharp Knife Cut Better?

It may seem obvious, but do you actually understand why a sharp knife cuts better than a blunt one? We’ll give you the science behind why it is essential to keep your knives sharp.

The History of the Santoku Knife
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The History of the Santoku Knife

A question we commonly get asked is what is a santoku knife and why is it so popular? This previously unknown knife has gained plenty of fans over the years and is now considered one of the most sought after knives in the market.

The ABC’s of Kitchen Shears
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The ABC’s of Kitchen Shears

The benefits of a pair of kitchen scissors, such as the come-apart kitchen shears available on this site, can sometimes help make kitchen prep safer, neater and faster than by using conventional knives to perform these tasks. So what are kitchen shears used for?

What Is the Tang of a Knife and Why Is It Important?
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What Is the Tang of a Knife and Why Is It Important?

In the knife world, the tang of a knife is the unsharpened and often unexposed area of the knife blade that extends to and into the handle.