Are you thinking about buying a good new set of knives? The one that would make your daily kitchen tasks be a lot easier? And something that you can show off to your friends when they visit your kitchen? Then I’ve good news for you. Because I have some great tips that might aid you in this quest.
The first tip is all about choosing products from a good brand. A good knife brand will have a lot of choices for you. For example, you might be not knowing which type of chef knife to pick up. But don’t worry, because you can safely pick up something from a Japanese brand. Their kitchen knives are good in general.
Another tip to keep in mind is that whenever you want to perform finer tasks such as mincing vegetables, chopping big chunks of meat, or slicing through your newly baked bread, you should go with their respective type of knives.
If you want to slice some meat, then I highly recommend you invest in a decent sharp carving knife. It will make your job a lot easier. Likewise, if you work with bread a lot, then a sharp and long enough bread knife is a must. Talking about chopping bones and meat, you should always go with a broad Chinese cleaver. It’s a surefire way to make your job a lot easier. You won’t have to move the blade back and forth just to cut the thing in half.
And the last tip I have for you is all about keeping your knives sharp all the time. You know, some types of knives are more likely to get dull over time. For example, a utility paring knife will get dull easily if you use it for a long period of time without sharpening it up. Likewise, if you love having steak meals, and your expensive steak knife set is not well maintained, you will soon find them rust and dull as well.
So, if you really want to keep things at their best shape, I highly recommend you invest in a good quality knife sharpener. Or, if you don’t know how to do it yourself, then you can pay someone else to do it for you.