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How to Properly Sharpen Knives

Ali Rosen | Posted 01.04.2016 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Having a sharp knife makes a huge difference when cooking, so why do so many people settle for letting their knives get dull?

The Single Most Important Kitchen Tool

Josh Moses | Posted 10.20.2015 | Taste
Josh Moses

To cook well, you need three things: fresh ingredients, simple techniques, and a few, high quality tools. Having the right equipment makes doing the job that much better. Be it a well seasoned pan or a casserole dish that's been passed down, great kitchenware makes cooking a joy.

The Only 3 Knives Your Kitchen Needs

One Kings Lane | Posted 10.06.2015 | HuffPost Home
One Kings Lane

You need a paring knife. It's perfect for peeling the skin off a pear or potato, removing seeds from a pepper, deveining shrimp, or playing Picasso with a radish or other decorative garnishes.

The 3 Knives Every Home Chef Needs | Posted 09.09.2015 | HuffPost Home

By Beth Lipton Which blades make the cut? These simple yet powerful essentials. Henckel's International classic 8-inch chef's knife Photo: Victor P...

The Only 3 Knives You Need

Epicurious | Posted 03.18.2015 | Taste

Please meet The Epicurious Three, the only knives a basic kitchen needs.

This Is Why Kitchen Knives Cost So Much

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 10.22.2014 | Taste

It's so much work.

Lefkadian Knife-Making: A Re-Discovered Art

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 12.14.2014 | Arts
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

I first heard of the knives of my native Lefkada a long time ago when an important collector arrived, seeking out the few remaining specimens of the renowned blades of the Ionian island that were, for years, meticulously handcrafted by the artisans of the local village of Poros.

Lessons From a Skinhead

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 10.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

The contents of this post may be sensitive for readers. Frank Meeink beat the odds; he survived. An Irish-Italian kid, he grew up in the slums of Sou...

The 4 Knives Every Home Cook Must Own

Epicurious | Posted 02.11.2014 | Taste

From slicing a pork loin to dicing a pineapple, knowing how to work with knives is critical to success in the kitchen.

The Faithful Shopper: Happy Hostess

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With Thanksgiving just a couple of weeks away, it seems like everyone has made plans to visit family, friends and other loved ones for this quintessen...

Are You Using The Correct Knife For The Job?

Posted 11.06.2013 | Taste

Make sure, with this handy infographic!

Sharpen Your Knife Honing Skills

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 12.24.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

Honing your knife is easier than you think.

Ping Pong Skills That Could Kill

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.04.2013 | Weird News

Paddling knives instead of ping pong balls is a good idea ONLY if you are part of the Swedish show Tumba Ping Pong. The group, comprised of DJ Coolman...

Self-inflicted Wounds: New Alaska Laws Reject Statehood

John Aronno | Posted 08.26.2013 | Politics
John Aronno

The signing of these bills into law is the closest any state has come to seceding. One resolution went so far as to urge the federal government to "recede." We have officially adopted laws asserting autonomy and authority over the union of which we are a part, to which we pledge allegiance to.

Knife Fight Between Michigan And TSA

AP | By ALANNA DURKIN | Posted 05.18.2013 | Travel

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Pocketknives are prohibited in Michigan airports, but beginning next month the Transportation Security Administration says age...

Flight Attendants Protest Knives On Planes

AP | JOAN LOWY and JOSHUA FREED | Posted 05.07.2013 | Travel

WASHINGTON — The head of Delta Air Lines on Friday joined the growing opposition to the Transportation Security Administration's new policy allo...

How Many Kitchen Knives Do You Really Need?

Posted 01.25.2013 | Taste

We're sure you're seeing visions of cheese knives and fish knives -- cut it out (puns!).

Ginsu Knives Pioneer Dies

AP | MATT SEDENSKY | Posted 07.01.2012 | Home

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The marketing mastermind and infomercial pioneer best known for introducing American TV viewers to Ginsu knives, the miracle ...

7 Common Grilling Injuries And How To Avoid Them

Food Republic | Posted 07.25.2012 | Home
Food Republic

Fire? Check. Knives? Check. Copious amounts of alcohol? Check. What could possibly go wrong when grilling outdoors, you ask. Well, now that you mention it -- a hell of a lot.

A Good Knife Starter Set

The Splendid Table | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
The Splendid Table

Without a doubt there are good knives for modest money. New knife technology's taken knives no serious cook would touch years ago into the pro's class.

Girl Gets Knife Past Airport Security, Photographs It On The Plane

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.27.2012 | Travel

After a shocking photo of the knife one girl claims to have accidentally snuck on an airplane went viral on the social news site reddit, uploader samb...

Boy Suspended For Reporting Knife At School

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 01.08.2012 | Education

Jack Persyn, 13, was in chess club before class when he discovered a short knife in the bag he brought to his Georgia school, station WXIA reports. ...

Vet Actor Banderas Drapes On The Skin I Live In

Brad Balfour | Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

While his animated version in Puss in Boots holds broader appeal, the more perverse skin Antonio Banderas wears in The Skin I Live In is drawing a very different kind of audience. Both, however, are equally passionate about leather, knives and fur. 

Gordon Ramsay Kitchen Gadgets? Yes, Really.

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Oh, celebrities and their unrelenting parade of products. TV chef Gordon Ramsay, who owns a host of fancy-time restaurants throughout the world but is...

Top 11 Must-Have Items For a First Kitchen

Small Kitchen College | Posted 10.31.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

Whether you are living in an apartment or sharing a kitchen with a hundred of your peers on your dormitory floor, here are the top eleven must have items for a first kitchen.