Published at Thursday, October 25th 2018, 00:56:12 AM by Nathan Tremblay. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives. Generally steel is considered stainless if it contains at least 12% Chromium. The amount of Chromium is a debatable point some say 10.5% is enough for a steel to be stainless but when looking at most better quality stainless steels 12% - 14% seems to be the norm. That said Chromium is not the only element crucial to here. The quality of a kitchen knife varies considerably with the type of steel that the knife is made from. Many knives that are simply called stainless contain virtually no Carbon. Carbon is the element that allows steel to be hardened, hard steel will hold an edge better than soft steel thus providing better edge holding. Low Carbon Stainless typically has less than 0.03% Carbon, these tends to be used on inexpensive kitchen knives and other kitchen cutlery. They do not hold a very good edge and require frequent sharpening. Some telltale signs are highly shinny blades, often they are very thin and flexible knives, and commonly have serrated blades such as those seen on a bread knife.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:50 AM. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives By Mathieu Auger. Ceramic knives are extremely hard wearing and are second only to diamonds in terms of hardness. Ceramic knives are astonishingly sharp and will not require home sharpening.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:44 AM. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives By Hector Bethune. Among the vast range of cutlery items available, knives have a prominent position. As they come into frequent use in the kitchen, it is essential that you have good cutting knives. The best kitchen knives are found in makes of stainless steel, ceramic, carbon steel and more. Among them, plastic knives are the most preferred ones in food service stations, as they make the cutting and slicing process simpler, and reduce the risk of accidents. Knives are presently available in a variety of names including butter knife, bread knife, chef's knife, utility knife and more, according to the purpose for which they are used.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:39 AM. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives By Nathan Tremblay. Knife blocks are a very popular way to store kitchen knives. If you buy a knife set, storage blocks are often included. You can also buy stand alone knife blocks in various sizes. Knife blocks provide safety and convenience, but they take up counter space and can be difficult to clean when necessary. It is important to make sure your knives are clean and dry before you store them in a block. Moisture, dirt and food particles can get stuck in the slots and cleaning the slots is not usually easy though a can of compressed air can help.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:14 AM. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives By Fanny Jauffret. Kyocera uses a zirconia ceramic material of high quality in its ceramic kitchen knife blades. This ensures long lasting extreme sharpness of your knives. Zirconia ceramic is also used for applications in aerospace the motor and medical industries.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:10 AM. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives By Fanny Jauffret. Kitchen knives and other cutlery are indispensable implements in every kitchen. With them food preparation and serving becomes more convenient; besides, you will surely have a wonderful dining experience.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:05 AM. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives By Fanny Jauffret. Also, some kitchen knives are more ergonomic than others so it is best to find one that is comfortable to hold. You may get the whole set (which include the paring knife, Santoku knife, cleavers, boning, and fillet knife among others) or just get the kinds that you use on a regular basis if you want to save.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:00 AM. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives By Mathieu Auger. Storing your knives loosely in one of your kitchen drawers is a bad idea, yet many people do exactly that. Doing so poses a danger to anyone who opens the drawer. Your knives can also be damaged while sliding around among the other cutlery and kitchen tools sharing the drawer.