They say the knife is the most important tool of a chef. If you are going to invest in one thing only for your kitchen fun – go for the knife. A good knife might be the different between an enjoyable kitchen work and a complete nightmare.
Here are 5 great knife sets for cooks, chefs and sharp people in general:
F. Dick Knife Block Set – 9 Piece Stamped Steel – F Dick has been a manufacturer of high quality forged knives since 1778. F Dick tools are also perfectly balanced and forged from a single piece of steel. Includes paring knife, larding knife, 2 chef’s knives, bread knife and boning knife.
Victorinox Cutlery 3-Piece Fibrox Chef’s Set – This set of three knives from R.H. Forschner by Victorinox makes an excellent gift for the home chef. The 4-inch paring knife adeptly manages most fruit and vegetable peeling, cutting, and garnishing; the 8-inch slicing knife carves the Thanksgiving turkey and other roasts; and the large 10-inch chef’s knife tackles a multitude of kitchen chopping, mincing, and slicing tasks.
The Ex 5-Piece Stainless-Steel Knife Set – A set of knives which is not for the faint of heart :). Not only functional, but also therapeutic, this five-piece knife set plus holder makes for the perfect gift and a guaranteed conversation piece. Constructed with heavy-gauge durable stainless steel, each knife offers a razor-sharp precision cutting blade and a hollow, ergonomically designed comfortable handle.
Cuisinart Paramount 19-piece Knife Block Set – Cuisinart restocks the entire kitchen cutlery collection with this 19-piece Paramount set. Fashioned with high-carbon stainless-steel blades, the set includes a wide range of knives suited to chopping, mincing, slicing, trimming, and paring. The centerpiece is an 8-inch chef¹s knife, complemented by a 7-inch santoku knife, a 5-inch santoku knife, and a 7-inch slicer. A 5-1/2-inch serrated utility knife, a 3-1/2-inch parer, and a 3-1/2-inch santoku/parer handle smaller jobs.
KitchenAid Cook For The Cure 5-Piece Cutlery Prep Set – There’s no doubt about it – the most important thing about this knife set, is that it’s PINK. What else do you need?