Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:38:48 AM by Hector Bethune. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives. A good knife handle must be light, strong and be comfortable for the user to hold. These features provide a safe and efficient knife handle. The handle has two vertical pieces that cover the extension of the blade of the knife. (the part of the knife between the handle pieces is also called the tang....see below) Each of the two handle pieces has the same horizontal diameter. They cover the extension from the knife blade, which extends partially or completely the length of the handle. A quality kitchen knife tang runs the entire width and length of the handle and can be seen between the handle parts. Rivets hold the blade extension and the handle parts together.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:55:40 AM by Mathieu Auger. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives. When you need a new set of kitchen knives, you would definitely go through several cutlery brands before you find the one you like. Therefore, it is important to look at the criteria for kitchen knives. This will help you get started in your quest for the best set.With kitchen knives, sometimes it is a good investment to consider the ones made by Japanese.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 06:45:04 AM by Fanny Jauffret. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives. The Global knife story started in 1985 when Japanese designer Komin Yamada set out to create a new take on the humble kitchen knife. Using the finest materials available and employing the most modern design principles he made a line of kitchen knives that were easy to use, safe, and hygienic.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:49:00 AM. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives By Mathieu Auger. 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, 00:29:16 AM. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives By Fanny Jauffret. An in-drawer knife block is another option for storing knives in a drawer. Part drawer organizer and part knife block, drawer knife blocks are fitted with slots to hold knives of varying sizes and lie flat in a drawer. They provide protection and a way to store your knives out of site. The downsides are that they are not a very efficient use of drawer space and may not accommodate all of your knives. If you do not own a lot of knives and drawer space is not an issue, an in drawer knife block may be adequate.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:26:16 AM. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives By Mathieu Auger. When it comes to buying a kitchen knife set, it's best to spend as much as you can afford. For most people, this is between $100 to $300. In this price range, there are quite a few great sets made by a number of different manufacturers. One of the best in this price range is an Anolon knife set. Anonlon got their start in the kitchen cookware arena, and recently has expanded into cutlery. They have developed a reputation for making top-notch cookware, and it looks as if their knives are going to follow suit.
Published at Friday, November 02nd 2018, 00:21:35 AM. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives By Mathieu Auger. If you want the more affordable kitchen knives, you can take a look at the origins of the cutlery to trace their manufacturers. Usually some kitchen knives are made in other countries apart from where they are being sold. And of course, it really does help if you buy cutlery that are actually part of a set and are sold during sale seasons. If you want your money to go a long way, you should the more expensive sets at a time when they are priced lower than their original retail value.
Published at Thursday, November 01st 2018, 23:53:34 PM. 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 Thursday, November 01st 2018, 23:53:17 PM. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives By Mathieu Auger. Of all of the types of steel being used for kitchen knives none is more common than Stainless Steel. A word of caution not all stainless are created equal. A better understanding of them is important when considering buying kitchen knives.
Published at Thursday, November 01st 2018, 23:53:03 PM. Cutlery & Kitchen Knives By Hector Bethune. High Carbon Stainless Steel knives are ones that have between 0.1% and 1.0% Carbon as well as the needed amount of Chromium. They can be hardened through heat treating and will hold a good edge, requiring knife sharpening much less often. Typically these steels will also contain a combination of Molybdenum and Vanadium. Molybdenum is an element that increases a knife's toughness while Vanadium helps maintain a sharp knife edge for a longer period of time. High Carbon Stainless kitchen knives tend to have thicker blades and be less flexible. These kitchen knives tend to be more expensive as high carbon stainless is more costly to use. Instead of buying an entire knife set buying kitchen knives individually can allow a person to acquire better knives over time. Some examples of High Carbon Stainless Steels are 440-C, ATS-34, VG10, and S30V.