THE WELL STOCKED KNIFE KIT
Whether you keep your knives on display, in a knife block or wall magnet, or store them in a drawer, remember that good, sharp, balanced knives are an absolute must for every cook. A good Chef knife will do 80 to 90% of all of your cutting needs, and good knife skills will greatly reduce the number of kitchen gadgets cluttering up your storage space.
Also important is that you should avoid cutting on hard surfaces, such as granite or glass, as it quickly destroys the edge of your knife Learn to use a honing steel to maintain your edges between sharpenings.
- Honing Steel
- 8 inch or 10 inch Chef Knife
- Paring Knife
- Deli Knife with a short serrated blade
- Long Serrated Knife for Bread
- 2 to 3 Cutting Boards Made of
- -Or Polyethylene
It’s always a good idea to make certain your cutting board is stable while cutting and chooping. To insure this, you can place a square of plastic, mesh shelf liner under your cutting board, or double folded damp paper towels.
The Next Tier
- Fish Filet Knife
- Boning Knife
- Butcher Knife
- Bird’s Beak Paring Knife
- Carving Set for Large Roasts and Poultry
- Kitchen Shears
- Steak Knives
Next Week: The Well Stocked Kitchen Appliance