Published at Thursday, October 25th 2018, 00:56:00 AM by Mathieu Auger. Cutlery and 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, October 19th 2018, 22:48:44 PM by Nathan Tremblay. Cookware. The amount of care required should also be taken into consideration when selecting a cookware. Bear in mind that different cookware types involve different care and maintenance. There are pans that are safe to put in the dishwasher, while other pans can be damaged by dishwasher liquid. Some cookware can simply be wiped out after cooking while other types require soaking. If your cookware can tarnish over time then it obviously requires extra care compared to other types.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:54:54 AM. Cutlery and Kitchen Knives By Mathieu Auger. Global is one of the most popular kitchen knife brands among professional chefs and serious home cooks. Global operates out of Japan and has established one of the most well thought of brands in cutlery. Once you experience using a Global knife it's easy to see why!
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:54:46 AM. Cutlery and Kitchen Knives By Nathan Tremblay. To sharpen your knives, contact your retailer where you purchased them from and they will give you the details of the manufacturer or distributor and they can be professionally sharpened. Do not attempt to sharpen your ceramic knives at home with a steel, manual or electric knife sharpener, this will damage the blade and invalidate any warranty on your ceramic knives.
Published at Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 05:42:45 AM. Cutlery and Kitchen Knives By Nicolas Gallois. First of all, these are lightweight. When I first picked up the "Deba" blade, I was surprised and a little taken back. These were knives that the knife shop had displayed behind glass in a locked cabinet, so I was expecting a different feel. The shop owner laughed and said most people were surprised when they first handled a Global knife, but soon got spoiled and would not use anything else.
Published at Saturday, October 27th 2018, 02:03:18 AM. Tableware By Fanny Jauffret. Part of throwing the best dinner parties is to have tableware items that are not only stunning to look at but also provide the user with practicality. There is however a wide range of tableware options for those in the market adorning their dining table. Furthermore, tableware can be defined into four distinctive types. All are pretty self explanatory but these four types are serveware, drinkware, flatware and dinnerware.
Published at Saturday, October 27th 2018, 02:02:48 AM. Cutlery and Kitchen Knives By Mathieu Auger. One of the best ways to research a knife maker is to look at customer reviews on the Internet. A quick glance at the reviews on Amazon show that owners are generally happy with their Anolon knife set. These reviews are one of the best indicators of quality because they are written by customers who actually own the knives. People generally either have to be really happy or really disappointed in a product to write a review about it. When you consider the fact that people are more likely to complain about something they're not happy with than they are to write a good review, it's obvious these knives are of good quality.
Published at Saturday, October 27th 2018, 01:59:29 AM. Cutlery and Kitchen Knives By Nathan Tremblay. Using knives is an essential part of daily food preparation. But few cooks know the different parts of a knife and how they contribute to longevity of a knife. A kitchen knife has two essential parts. Understanding how the construction and component materials make a difference in durability of the knife is very important when choosing knives for the kitchen.
Published at Saturday, October 27th 2018, 01:59:25 AM. Cutlery and Kitchen Knives By Nicolas Gallois. Global is one of the most popular kitchen knife brands among professional chefs and serious home cooks. Global operates out of Japan and has established one of the most well thought of brands in cutlery. Once you experience using a Global knife it's easy to see why!