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The Best Electric Knives

Motorized cutlery may seem like a 1960s artifact, but we found one newer model to be surprisingly useful.

By Published Oct. 1, 2017

What You Need To Know

Electric knives may seem like relics of the past, but they’re still shimmying away in 21st-century kitchens. An electric knife has two identical serrated blades, riveted together, which are snapped into a motorized base that doubles as the knife’s handle. At the touch of the start button, these dual blades move in opposite directions—one forward, one backward—which creates a sawing ...