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Which Knife Should I Use?

Knife Recommendation from KitchenAid® Professional Cutlery 

Whether you're chopping an onion, slicing fruit, or cutting a loaf of bread, using the right knife for the task at hand makes life easier in the kitchen. Based on the knives provided please seethe intended Uses below as you use them in the kitchen. 

Chef Knife

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Use: Among the most versatile knives in the kitchen, this knife is great for chopping, mincing, slicing vegetables, and slicing meat, as well as many other uses. 

Slicer Knife

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Use: The slicer is great for carving roasts, turkey ham or other cooked meats into serving portions. The long thin blade promotes maximum contact between food and meat for thin slices. The slicer can also be used for chopping, mincing or slicing vegetables.

Bread Knife 

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Use: A serrated bread knife is great for cutting fresh loaves of bread into clean slices without s taisFA-124 it's also it's great for pineapples, melons, or other citrus fruits that have a skin or rind to cut through. 

Santoku Knife

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Use: Great for garlic, spices or other mincing and dicing functions. Combining the features of a cleaver and a chef's knife, this multipurpose knife minces dices and slices. 

Flexible Filet Knife

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Use: Razor-sharp edge and flexible blade specially designed for filleting and preparing fish or filet meat.

Utility Knife

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Use: This knife is a great multi-use knife — sized smaller than a chef but larger than paring it is great for cutting sandwiches, slicing smaller meat, and cutting larger fruits. 

Serrated Utility Knife

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Use: Perfect for slicing fruits, vegetables, smaller bread and more. The utility knife is especially effective for tomatoes, salami, croissants or all small foods with a hard crust or skin. 

Boning Knife

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Use: Boning knife is flexible and definitive for separating meat, poultry or fish from the bone with precise control. 

Paring Knife

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Use: This indispensable knife is handy for smaller precision tasks like peeling, trimming and slicing small fruits and vegetables. 

Peeling Knife

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Use: Slightly smaller than a paring knife—this knife is still good for slicing small fruits but is especially good for peeling small fruits and vegetables. 

Kitchen Shears

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Use: All-purpose shears for multiple uses in and out of the kitchen. Cut up bacon or pieces of chicken remove thyme leaves, snip through breads or pizza, and so many more uses. A true multi-purpose tool in the kitchen. 

Diamond Sharpener

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Use: For all your fine edge knives — use the diamond sharpener after every other use to keep your blades sharp as new. Note — Do Not use on Serrated blades as this will damage the knife. 

 

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