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10 Mar

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Knives: Sharpening a Chef’s Knife – Technique Tuesday

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March 10, 2009: New Lesson on Knives: Sharpening a Chef’s Knife

A sharp chef?s knife is a must in the kitchen. Not only is a sharp knife much safer, it makes cooking much more enjoyable and more efficient. By learning how to sharpen your own knife, with your own hands, you will develop a more trusted relationship with your knife and begin to feel even more comfortable with it.

In this lesson, we are going to focus on sharpening the most commonly-used knife ? the chef?s knife. However, the techniques you learn here can be applied to most other knives in your collection.

Happy Cooking!

The Rouxbe Cooking School Team.

P. S. This timely cartoon was sent in by one of our users, Sean D. He used to be a professional cartoonist in his past life and now he has a site called www.psychotactics.com. Thanks Sean.

“With a sharp knife, you will go far in the kitchen…WHAAA-KA!”, said the Breakfast Warrior.

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