How to Care for KitchenAid Wood-Handled Cutlery
Wood-handled cutlery is durable, comfortable to hold, and stylish. These practical and beautiful knives make a great addition to any kitchen, and it is important to properly clean and care for them, so they continue to deliver excellent results.
Washing Wood-Handled Cutlery
Wood handled cutlery should be hand washed for lasting appearance and performance. It is not dishwasher safe and washing in the dishwasher can cause permanent damage to the natural wood handles.
Caring for Wood-Handled Cutlery
This cutlery comes with natural wood handles that benefit from care. To keep the wood handles looking their best while avoiding warping and cracking, it is recommended to:
- Wipe the wood handles with a food-grade oil or wood cream about once per month, using a clean cloth or paper towel. This will help prevent the handles from drying out.
- Make sure the handles are clean and thoroughly dry, then apply a few drops of the oil/cream to the handles and allow it to soak in for a few hours. Wipe off any excess with a clean cloth or paper towel and store in your cutlery block.
- Never let the wood-handled cutlery soak or rest in water or other liquids, as this will cause cracking and warping.
Sharpening Wood-Handled Cutlery
KitchenAid® wood-handled cutlery sets should be professionally sharpened to avoid damaging blades.
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