grogs4dogs wrote:While knife sets are a popular way to sell lots of knives, you likely don't need more than three: http://terrygruggen.blogspot.com/2011/0 ... nives.html
jidina80 wrote:While I agree with those suggesting buying fewer, but higher quality, knives, you might need more than two or three. If you cut breads you will want a knife with a serrated edge. If you fillet fish or debone meats, you'll find a good fillet knife worth the money.
englishgirl wrote:Finally, being a gluten-free vegetarian has its advantages. I basically use 1 6" Shun utility knife for everything. Yay me.
Edit: I do recommend going and playing with knives before you buy them. I picked one type of knife based on what I read, but when I went into the fancy kitchen goods store to get the feel of the handles, I didn't like them as much, whereas the handle on a different knife line felt like it was actually made for my hand.
newkidontheblock wrote:We are looking for new knives set for our kitchen.
I have narrowed down the choices to
J a heckles 7 piece twins professional set
http://www.amazon.com/Zwilling-J-A-Henc ... roduct_top
reisner wrote:Depending on your cooking you might need to add an oyster knife, a boning or fillet knife.
yukonjack wrote:The most recent Consumer Reports recommends the 7 piece set by Ginsu for items under $100. While I agree with buying knives individually it's hard to argue with getting this as a set. Wondering if anyone has an experience with these knives.
JupiterJones wrote:yukonjack wrote:The most recent Consumer Reports recommends the 7 piece set by Ginsu for items under $100. While I agree with buying knives individually it's hard to argue with getting this as a set. Wondering if anyone has an experience with these knives.
I saw some guy cut through a tin can with one. It was still sharp enough to slice a tomato.
ObliviousInvestor wrote:I would recommend fewer knives and going for the more high end lines of either brand. For Wusthuf, that would be their "Classic" line. For example, a single 8" chef knife can do the majority of the work in your kitchen. Add a paring knife and you're pretty much set. Those two knives, properly cared for, should last for decades.
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