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Cutco Knives Review: Are They Worth It?

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in Cutlery

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Cutco has a fairly unique business model. Instead of relying on smart pricing, good advertising, and great web presence, it uses a direct marketing approach. Cutco hires many salespeople, mostly college students, to visit their friends and family members and demonstrate how good their knives are in-person. The power of these demonstrations is enough to drive sales, even with the high price-tag on Cutco knives.

Shun Sora Knives Review: How To Get Shun Knives, Cheap

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in Cutlery

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Ask any professional cook or knife expert what features you should look for in a knife and you’ll get a pretty consistent set of answers. Everyone will agree that you want a high-quality steel, a blade design that suits the knife’s intended use, a comfortable handle, good balance, and ideally a long warranty that will cover any future mishaps. Shun’s Sora line has all of these features, at least at first glance. Why, then, is it so inexpensive compared to Shun’s other products?

Schmidt Brothers Knife Review: A Trendy Knife For Modern Kitchens?

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in Cutlery

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Last Updated Feb 2020 – A sharp knife is the cook’s best friend. There’s a world of difference between a dull, old knife that’s been sitting in a drawer and a sharp high-carbon blade that’s been properly cared for. While you can get by pretty okay in a home kitchen with a dull knife, you would NEVER choose to do so if you knew what you were missing.

Mercer Knives Review – The Best Inexpensive Knives For New Chefs?

Written by Peter Allen on . Posted in Cutlery

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Last Updated Jan 2020 – Any chef will tell you that kitchen knives aren’t all the same. There’s a world of difference between an expensive Wusthof or Shun and a cheap knife that you pick up in a department store. Better knives are made from finer materials to exacting standards, meaning they’re comfortable to use, extremely durable, and simple to maintain.