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Knives 101

Knives 101

Chef's Blade

There’s a reason why we named our site Chef’s Blade—because the knife is the single most important tool in the kitchen. This guide, prepared for us by the Culinary Institute of America, is designed to help you navigate the ins-and-outs of choosing a knife, taking care of it, and keeping it sharp.



1. The Parts of a Knife
2. Types of Knives
3. 6 Ways to Care for Your Knives
4. How to Sharpen & Hone Knives