Tag: knife

How to Choose the Proper Knife for Every Type of Food [INFOGRAPHIC]

January 22, 2014 // 1:45 pm

When I’m preparing a meal in the kitchen, I grab the nearest utensil in my proximity. Now, whether I’m attempting to slice a slab of brisket with a bread knife when I should really be using a chef’s blade, is another issue.

For those of us who momentarily consider…

Here’s a Cookbook You Literally Have to Slice Open to Read

June 1, 2013 // 8:00 am

Because knife skills are the first thing you learn in culinary school, Escuela de Cocina Carulla cooking school in Bogota, Columbia created this unique introductory cookbook to test their students’ knowledge, cut by cut.

Designed by Ogilvy & Mather Bogota, the cookbook makes students work for their recipes by requiring…

Forking with Your Mouth: How Cutlery Gave Us Overbites

January 29, 2013 // 6:31 pm


While we were busy turning forks into weight loss tools, deadly weapons, and works of art, forks were busy changing us — by giving us overbites. Historian Bee Wilson’s new book Consider the Fork lays out archaeological evidence that human beings in the West didn’t develop…

Who Says You Can’t Find a Good Man at a Bar These Days?

May 17, 2012 // 7:06 pm

Don’t you love going to your favorite watering hole where you know there will be great music, cheap but strong drinks, and a bartender who will take a knife to the lung for you? Wait…what?

Well, that’s what happened to one very lucky D.C. woman…

Knife and Fork Chopsticks for Beginners

November 23, 2011 // 10:48 am

Can eating utensils have an identity crises? Maybe not. But people torn between two cultural identities certainly can. Those of you struggling between eastern and western ideologies can finally compromise between the two in the area that matters most: food.

Stab and slice away at…

Sharp Act Knife Sharpener

October 22, 2011 // 1:39 pm

Can I please get a volunteer from the audience? The Sharp Act Knife Sharpener is the perfect magic trick. Not only does your volunteer remain unharmed, but your knife comes out sharper and polished. Although a magician never reveals their trick, this knife sharper is made of a ceramic…

The Knork – Knife and Fork Combined

September 14, 2011 // 6:00 am

Just when you thought the world couldn’t amalgamate another two diametrically opposed eating utensils, the Knork shows up on scene. It’s exactly what it sounds like–a cross between a knife and a fork. No longer will hungry people have to leave the duties of cutting and…

Hand Saw Cake Cutter

August 14, 2011 // 6:26 am

Day in and day out we cover some of the craziest cakes the world has to offer…but rarely do we talk about proper ways to cut into them. Well, if you have a crazy cake, why not break into it in dramatic fashion with this Hand Saw

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