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Although, it had no trouble cutting through potatoes during breakfast time. A chef’s knife is renowned for being the workhorse of the kitchen. So we assessed how well each cut steak, chicken, onions, cheese, cilantro, butternut squash, and more to our satisfaction. Cuisinart knives lack edge retention, durability, and balance. They’re lightweight and feel like low-cost knives you’d buy at the grocery store. They keep costs low by manufacturing in China and using lower-grade steel.

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On the other end of the spectrum are the two blade-heavy Tuo cleavers. They proved their worth as they handled butternut squash and delicate herbs alike. The bird’s beak paring knife is perfectly suited to peeling foods in your hand. The bulkier size of the Henckels made it gotham steel cookware sets our go-to for getting bite-sized potato cubes. The miniature Wusthof was the perfect size to dig into the tops of strawberries and cut up delicate foods. ZWILLING was an all-around favorite, and the sharp tip of the Tuo was particularly good for hulling and peeling alike.

A proper knife sharpener will not only sharpen your blades but also maximize the lifespan of your knives. Whether you need a cushy grip, palming fitting curves, or a small handle, our top picks offer varying degrees of great handle ergonomics. The metal cap on the butt of the handle helps move the balance point back to where the handle tapers down to the knife blade on the J.A.

Cuisinart is an established kitchenware brand but is better known for food processors and small appliances. Knives are a secondary product within its extensive kitchenware portfolio. The Marble Style, Nitrogen, and Triple Rivet collections have forged blades, which makes them more hefty and durable.

Each time we reached for it, we heard something like a small metal fragment rattling around in the handle. We didn’t notice this in any of the other knives, but it’s something to be aware of since they all have hollow handles. The cuisinart knife are those that make life easier for you, according to their features. The best ones are made with high-quality materials and designed by top professionals, and they often appear on the lists of the best choice for consumers in 2019 and 2020. To know if they are indeed the best on offer, read up on their reviews before buying one. Right away, it can make or break your time spent preparing food.

We didn’t like how the kitchen shears are stored in the center of the block. They feel crowded and are hard to grab since they’re blocked by the gotham steel cookware sets larger handles of all the other knives. The most disappointing thing about the set was that our 8-inch slicing knife came with a slight defect.