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Knives

14 Kitchen-Tested Products

Serrated Knives
From the EpisodeElegant Desserts
Published: July 2016
Serrated Knives
Why are some knives a pain and others a pleasure? Everything counts, from the nu…
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Steak Knives
Published: July 2015
Steak Knives
Which set of steak knives can really cut it?
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Grapefruit Knives
From the EpisodeDinner in Cuba
Published: March 2015
Grapefruit Knives
Grapefruit knives are designed to section the pulp by hugging the walls and memb…
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Carbon-Steel Knives
Published: November 2014
Carbon-Steel Knives
Carbon-steel enthusiasts have long considered these knives sharper and more dura…
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Serrated Paring Knives
Published: May 2015
Serrated Paring Knives
We put the serrated equivalents of our favorite paring knives to the test.
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Chef's Knives
From the EpisodeGrilled and Glazed
Published: September 2013
Chef's Knives
One chef’s knife has been a champ in our kitchen for nearly two decades. Can any…
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Oyster Knives
From the EpisodeTwo Ways with Fish
Published: May 2012
Oyster Knives
The right one can make a difficult task a lot easier.
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Vegetable Cleavers
Published: November 2011
Vegetable Cleavers
It won't replace your all-purpose Western chef's knife, but if you chop a lot of…
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Knife Block Sets
Published: November 2011
Knife Block Sets
Nine pieces of matching cutlery, plus a block for easy storage? It could be a ba…
Chef's Knives, Hybrid-Style
From the EpisodeThanksgiving Turkey
Published: November 2009
Chef's Knives, Hybrid-Style
In Europe, the chef's knife is a sturdy tool that can chop and slice anything. I…
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Electric Knives
Published: October 2017
Electric Knives
Motorized cutlery may seem like a 1960s artifact, but we found one newer model t…
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Paring Knives
Published: June 2017
Paring Knives
For precision cuts, call on the (cheap) little guy.
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Slicing/Carving Knives
Published: October 2015
Slicing/Carving Knives
Want perfect slices at your holiday table? Lose the chef’s knife.
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Chef's Knives, Innovative
Published: March 2007
Chef's Knives, Innovative
In search of an improved mousetrap, we tested seven knives with innovative desig…
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