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How I Use a Japanese Water Stone to Sharpen Knives

How I Use a Japanese Water Stone to Sharpen Knives

I started buying nicer knives since 2004. Every year or two I’d buy another nice knife in the $75 – $150 range. Then I moved to Minnesota, and one of the world’s only Wusthof factory outlets is here. Now I’m up to ten kitchen knives, seven of which are plain-edged. That’s not counting my utility […]

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IKEA 365+ GNISTRA Paring Knife Review

IKEA 365+ GNISTRA Paring Knife Review

We have a lot of mid-grade knives in the house by Wusthof and Henckles. All but one are forged instead of stamped, and we have the core knives you need in a decent kitchen: chef knife, santoku knife, serrated knife, and a reverse-serrated utility knife. We have a honing steel and I sharpen the knives […]

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Epicurean Recycled Cutting Board Review

Epicurean Recycled Cutting Board Review

There are a ton of things to like about cutting boards made by Epicurean. They are a company started by a couple of skateboarders, who decided to use recycled products to make cutting boards. They’re local to me, so I feel good about supporting a local business. Their product is really great and comes in […]

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Wusthof Come-Apart Kitchen Shears Review

Wusthof Come-Apart Kitchen Shears Review

Earlier in the year I bought a Crowd Cut coupon to sharpen ten knives. If I hustled, I could get a free set of Wusthof kitchen shears. Big deal, I thought. We already had a set of kitchen scissors, and they were heavy and sturdy and manly enough. We also snipped up pieces of used […]

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