When it comes to knife safety, we never really think about it while carelessly chopping our food, or quickly washing the knife, or getting it out of the drawer. Overtime, carefulness tends to become second nature to us and that is when the majority of knife injuries take place. It’s important to know all the basics of knife safety and learn some intricate ways of avoiding disasters in the kitchen. So let’s dive into our tips and tricks of using kitchen knives safely.
Although knives are the most commonly used tools in the kitchen, there are still some myths surrounding them that a lot of people haven’t figured out yet. But to fully utilize your kitchen knives, you need to know everything about them. For example: Did you know you are more likely to injure yourself badly with a blunt knife than with a sharp one? Well, that is precisely the kind of fact we’re going to unravel today. So strap in!
You might own a chef’s knife but do you really know how to use it? If the answer is no; keep on reading because this one’s for you. Honing your knife skills is best no matter if you’re professional or not. It always feels good to handle a chef’s knife as a real chef would. But before we get into it, we ought to tell you what a chef’s knife is.
It’s Coolina’s 3 year anniversary on the 26th of August and we’re beyond excited for the upcoming celebration. We’ve planned many things, including a little surprise for our loyal supporters. One way to celebrate is by looking at the statistics. Yes, numbers might sound dull but when you put them next to each other to see your progress over the years, it’s fascinating, to say the least.
Some people say that their favorite part of cooking is “meal prep”, some insist on the opposite. It’s a debatable subject indeed. But we have noticed that professional chefs are the ones who love meal prep and we like to think that it’s because of the ability to show off their amazing knife skills. And It's mainly the home cooks that don’t enjoy it. But we want to change that.
Cooking regularly has become a hobby for so many people now that we have a lot of time on our hands and we’re stuck at home. It can be especially fun when you’ve got knife skills to impress. These skills are actually a basic requirement for anyone who wishes to excel in the kitchen. So whether you’re a beginner but an excited cook or someone who just wants to get the job done more efficiently, we have some tips that will help you improve your knife skills.