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Craftsy Complete Knife Skills Class

Julienned Apples

One of the most impressive things about watching a talented chef cook on TV is seeing their knife work. Chefs like Jacques Pepin and Gordon Ramsey make it look so easy to get that perfect julienne, a fine brunoise or any other cut in what seems like a few seconds – and usually without even looking down at what they’re doing. Most home cooks don’t ... Read More »

Klipy Cake Divider

Klipy Cake Divider

Decorating layer cakes is a labor of love. It takes even experienced bakers a good amount of time to perfect those layers of cake and filling, smooth out frosting and fondant, and create eye-catching decorations on top. All that hard work can be destroyed in seconds when someone cuts into a cake using a dull knife or making jagged and uneven slices. Of course, you ... Read More »

Cheesecake Knife

Cheesecake Knife

Cheesecake is one of the trickiest foods to cut – especially if you want to get those perfectly smooth, restaurant-quality slices when you’re serving it. It is difficult to cut because the cake is so moist and it really sticks to the knife. It helps to use a very sharp knife and wipe the blade with a damp paper towel after making each cut. There ... Read More »

Kuhn Rikon Watermelon Knife

Sliced Watermelon

I usually use a big, sharp chefs knife to cut juicy slices of watermelon when it comes into season. They tend to be my sharpest knives and, while occasionally it does take a moment to get purchase on the slick melon rind, they do a good job of slicing in the end. I certainly didn’t need to add a knife specifically for cutting watermelon to ... Read More »

Bloody Evidence Chef’s Knife

Bloody Evidence Chef's Knife

Platefuls of Halloween baked goods and buckets of Halloween candy aren’t the only things that you can keep around the kitchen as you get into the spirit of Halloween. Something like a Bloody Evidence Chef’s Knife is both a scary, funny and useful prop that you can add to the knife rack. The knife is a real chef’s knife with fired-on blood spatter that will ... Read More »

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