Playing with Knives
Which do you think is more dangerous— prepping in the kitchen with a well-worn knife, or slicing and dicing with a blade sharp enough to shave with? If answered the worn knife, you’re correct. Many of us shy away from blades that gleam in the sunlight, but those of us who struggle to mince with dull blades are more likely to be making a trip to the emergency room. Trying to wrestle a blade through a chop or potato is a scary predicament. I highly recommend taking your highest quality kitchen knives to be honed by a professional, or using a manual sharpener for some of your knives. A good bet is the new Edgecraft Chef’s Choice Diamond Hone three step sharpener for $30. For more information, visit edgecraft.com.