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Cutting Skirt Steak and Cooking It to Perfection

If you are looking for one of the most flavorful cuts of beef, try skirt steak. While it may be considered a tough cut with a few too many connective tissues, it is still among the most ideal cuts of meat for grilling. What’s more, it is versatile. Whether you crave a tender Philly cheesesteak or […]

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Cutting Flank Steak the Right Way

If you are a meat lover like us, you are well aware that flank steak is a fantastic cut of meat, but it can be a bit too tough. However, those who are experts at cutting flank steak can make tender slices of this beautiful cut of meat. As a result, it can be used […]

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Sharpening Serrated Knives: A Step-By-Step Guide

Are you wondering if it is indeed possible to sharpen a serrated knife? A lot of our readers actually asked the same question, and the answer is yes. However, you have to know that sharpening serrated knives is not as simple as sharpening a straight-edged knife. It requires a slightly different technique, which can be […]

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What Is a Serrated Knife?

You have often seen this knife used in many bakeries to cut a loaf of crusty bread, which is why people tend to call it a bread knife. However, these are primarily known as serrated knives. So, what is a serrated knife? Why do they look so different from regular knives? Do they actually have any […]

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Sharpening a Filleting Knife: Tips and Methods

Your fillet knife is one of the essential kitchen tools for those who love to prepare fish meals. Sharp fillet knives help in cutting the fish safely and effectively. Thus, sharpening a filleting knife is important to maintain its sharpness and excellent performance. However, your fillet knives will be in top shape if you use […]

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Boning Knife vs Fillet Knife: Similarities and Differences

Is it necessary to know the difference between boning knife vs fillet knife? Professional chefs and those who know their way around the kitchen know the distinct characteristics of each but ordinary people like us don’t have any idea. As long as it gets the job done, then we are good with it. However, if we […]

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Japanese Fillet Knives and What They Can Do

Japanese fillet knives are vital kitchen tools for those who love to prepare fish dishes. The Japanese craftsmen’s ingenuity in creating these premium products provide us with razor-sharp and durable fillet knives that last for a long time. Fillet knives are part of the boning knife family. This flexible knife helps and provides control when filleting […]

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Cleaning Crappies: A Guide to Perfect Fillets

Crappie is delicious and found in almost all bodies of freshwater in North America. It’s a bit of a struggle to completely catch crappies because they fight hard before you can pull it into your boat. Nonetheless, a fresh catch always makes the best dish! You may think that cleaning crappies are complicated, but it’s not. […]

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What Is the Difference Between Sushi and Sashimi?

Japanese cuisine is incredibly unique yet simple. Two different delicacies may sound similar, have similar ingredients, and even look similar yet taste completely different. Hence, ordering or cooking Japanese dishes can be a little confusing. Perhaps the most commonly asked question is, “what is the difference between sushi and sashimi?” If you have a similar question, […]

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Cut Roll vs Hand Roll Sushi: A Comparison

If you come to think of it, it won’t come as a surprise that almost everyone has heard of sushi—either they have already tried it, or they want to. What’s surprising is that not many knows that sushi is available in many types. In this article, we are going to clear out the confusion between two […]

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Sashimi Cutting Techniques

Are you craving sashimi? Want to recreate this intricate dish at home? You should put on your apron and clean out your kitchen utensils because we’re here to arm you with the best sashimi cutting technique. The Japanese word “sashimi” literally translates to “pierced body.” The name itself is indicative of the precise cutting techniques […]

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Types of Japanese Knives Adored by Pro Chefs

Various cultures are adopting Japanese kitchen knives due to their unique blades and styles. If you spend a good amount of time in your kitchen, you may also want to give it a shot. So what makes Japanese knives so effective?  To start with, these knives offer solid steel. You can find various types of […]

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How To Hold A Kitchen Knife

You might have used a kitchen knife to chop vegetables and meat many times, and in most cases, using a kitchen knife comes very naturally to most people. However, not everyone knows that there is a right and a wrong way to hold a kitchen knife.This is one of the many differences between professional chefs […]

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Best Vintage Kitchen Knife Brands

For many cooking enthusiasts, kitchen knives are the single most important item ​for cooking, irrespective of whether they are a hobbyist or a professional. They dictate the efficiency of your cooking preparation process and the speed at which you can work. Kitchen knives can be cheaply bought, but they can also cost a lot of […]

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How To Properly Sharpen A Kitchen Knife

If you are into cooking in any way, you will know how important a role your knives play in making sure that your cooking is a fun, and efficient activity. For this purpose, people invest in high-end kitchen knives that cut swiftly and last a long time.To make sure that they always work well, sharpening […]

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How To Use A Kitchen Knife Sharpener

A great kitchen knife is one that is able to cut through a variety of ingredients without any difficulty. New kitchen knives have a quick cutting action as their blades are sharpened in the manufacturing process. Over time and with use, this sharpness is lost due to friction and wear.If you invest in a quality […]