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The Best Kitchen Knives of 2020 (According To Top Chefs)

Cutting ingredients with a lacklustre knife is not only difficult, it’s also dangerous. As any professional chef will tell you, a blunt, slippery blade is more likely to send you to A&E than a sharp one. What’s more, watching a grown man tackle a tomato with a dull knife is a truly pitiful sight. For the sake of your physical and mental wellbeing, as well as your reputation, it’s time to invest in a quality set.

That’s why we asked top chefs, restaurateurs and food stylists for their buying recommendations, from easy-to-wield Japanese knives to razor-sharp paring blades, forged by

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Best chef’s knives of 2020

Best heavy knife

Wusthof Classic

Wusthof’s 8-inch classic chef’s knife is a workhorse in the kitchen. It’s one of the weightiest knives we tested, which helps it slice more delicate foods such as tomatoes as effortlessly as warm butter and cut through more robust foods like butternut squash without exertion. The weight helps guide the blade in consistent movements as you use it, but the Wusthof isn’t so heavy that you ever feel controlled by the blade. The Wusthof, which you can find for about $120 was our initial pick for best overall knife, until we had a chance to

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The best chef’s knives to buy in 2020: Mac, Wusthof, Global and more

After college, I saved a little money from my first job and invested in a Wusthof chef’s knife. I’ve used it almost every day since then, from cutting up fruit for snacks to prepping complicated dinners for guests. At this point, it feels like an extension of my own arm. And that’s how a good chef’s knife should feel: irreplaceable, even as kitchens and appliances change. 

But a chef’s knife is an investment. And $150 can feel like a lot for a good knife — let alone for one you might end up disliking. So before swiping “buy” on Amazon

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The best chef’s knives for 2020: Mac, Wusthof and more

After college, I invested in a chef’s knife and I’ve used it almost every day since then. At this point, it feels like an extension of my own arm when I’m preparing food. And that’s how a good chef’s knife should feel: irreplaceable, even as kitchens and appliances change. 

But a chef’s knife is an investment. And $150 can feel like a lot for a good knife — let alone for one you might end up disliking. So before swiping “buy” on Amazon or tossing the cheapest knife in the cart on your next outing, it’s important to think about

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The best chef’s knives of 2020: Mercer, Wusthof and more

A good chef’s knife is an investment, but there’s a reason that chefs tote their knives around with them. The best chef’s knife is one that feels irreplaceable, even as kitchens and appliances may vary. After college, I invested in a chef’s knife, and I have used it almost every day since then; at this point, it feels like an extension of my own arm when I’m preparing food.

But a chef’s knife is an investment. And $150 can feel like a lot for a good knife — let alone for one you might end up disliking. So before swiping

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