Tag: Mercer

Best chef’s knives for 2020: Mercer, Global, Mac and more

I use my chef’s knives for all kinds of prep: from chopping Napa cabbage to make home-made kimchi to chiffonading sage for a pizza (I know, we make unusual foods). But for a tool you use in the kitchen so much, it’s important that you make the right buying decision. Plus, few things feel worse than spending $150 on something you end up hating. So before hitting “buy” on Amazon or tossing the cheapest knife in the cart on your next outing, it’s important to ask yourself two questions: What does a chef’s knife offer, and what do you need

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Best chef’s knives for 2020: Wusthof, Mercer, Global and more

I use my chef’s knives for all kinds of prep: from chopping Napa cabbage to make home-made kimchi to chiffonading sage for a pizza. But even with so much use, $150 can feel like a high price for a good knife — let alone for one you might end up disliking. So before hitting “buy” on Amazon or tossing the cheapest knife in the cart on your next outing, it’s important to ask yourself two questions: What does a chef’s knife offer, and what do you need it for in the kitchen?

High-quality chef’s knives offer versatility above all. Unless

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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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