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Brush Care
Throw away worn brushes. They cannot do the job and can be a boarding house for bacteria.
Hang your brushes when not in use. Avoid storing brushes under sinks, behind pipes or in a drawer.
Color Coding Utensils
How to Use a Sharpening Steel
Kitchen Brushes: An explanation of types
Polyester: A superior synthetic fill that offers long life and great durability because it is immune to most common chemicals. It can also be used near moderately high temperatures and provides excell...more
Knife Handling
A dull knife is a dangerous knife.
One should always use a sharpening steel to keep an edge on knives.
If a knife starts to fall, watch your feet and step aside; but let it fall.
Keep y...more
Steak Knives
Look for a sturdy blade with well defined serations. The serations protect the actual cutting edge and will never need sharpening. Rounded end steak knives cut just as efficiently as pointed ones, y...more
The Proper Knife for each Cutting Job
Cutting is quicker and easier when you use the correct knife for the job. Here are suggestions to help you choose the proper type of knife for each cutting job.
1. The Chef's Knife (Also known a...more
Types of Knife Edges
Tapered-thick on the top tapering thin to the edge.
Duo-edge-hollowed out grooves on side of knife blade which act as a cutting agent for fat.
Scalloped-U shape edge on blade to act as a c...more
What Makes a Good Knife
Sharpness: Most important is how well its blade will take and hold an edge.
Durability: A good knife will stand up to generations of daily use without undue wear or deterioration. Especially i...more