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Serrated Knives

Why are some knives a pain and others a pleasure? Everything counts, from the number and shape of the serrations to the width of the blade.

What We Learned

Some people call them bread knives, but we think serrated knives are more versatile than that. We use them to cut everything from crusty baguettes and buttery brioche to tender cakes and squishy tomatoes. We last tested serrated knives in 2008; with new options on the market, we decided it was time to revisit the category. We selected nine serrated knives, priced from $19.99 to $199...

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