Jorge Farah

Jorge Farah

Born and raised on the Caribbean coast of Colombia, Jorge Farah is a writer, media producer, and avid kitchen enthusiast. It took him a while to become enamored with the craft of cooking, but once he started seeing it as a creative outlet, it opened the doors to a decade-long fascination. He is based in the world capital of steak and Malbec: Buenos Aires, Argentina. When he’s not writing, you’ll find him listening to music, analyzing film to an absurd degree, holding court on the merits of the reverse-sear method, or pondering the structural integrity of impossibly large sandwiches.

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How To Do A Knife Sharpness Test

So you think your knife is sharp? Let's put it to the test. Whether you're slicing tomatoes or crafting a chiffonade, ensuring your blade is as sharp as you think is essential. Let’s slice into how you can test and maintain that sharp knife.

13 Mins

What Does Dragon Fruit Taste Like?

Dragon fruit is one of the coolest-looking (and, let's face it, a little intimidating) piece of produce around. If you've never tried it yourself, you might find yourself wondering what exactly it tastes like – and what the texture is like. In this article, we'll do our best to...

13 Mins

The Ideal Salmon Cooking Temperature

Cooking the perfect salmon depends, in many ways, on nailing the perfect salmon temperature. Like finding the sweet spot on your comfy couch, getting the temperature just right can transform your fish from "meh" to "magnificent."

10 Mins

Everything You Need to Know About the Rocker Knife

Imagine slicing through your favorite pizza or juicy steak with the ease of a hot knife through butter. Now, keep that image in your head as we introduce an unsung hero in the world of kitchen utensils: the noble rocker knife.

12 Mins

When Must a Knife Be Cleaned And Sanitized?

A knife must be cleaned and sanitized immediately after use, especially when switching between different types of food like raw meats and vegetables, to prevent cross-contamination. Additionally, it should be sanitized every four hours during continuous use to ensure it remains safe and hygienic.

11 Mins

Why You Should Have a BBQ Apron

Thinking about taking your grilling game up a notch? Let's spice things up with something you might not have considered essential - a BBQ apron!

12 Mins

The Best Knives for Collectors

From traditional pocket knives steeped in history to custom-made marvels crafted by modern artisans, the hunt for the best knives for collectors is an exhilarating journey through time and skill.

14 Mins

There's More to Spoons And Forks Than You Think

Ever paused mid-meal, a fork or spoon in hand, and pondered the journey that utensil took to make it to your table? No? Just me? I'm being a weirdo? Well, let's talk about spoons and forks anyway.

9 Mins

Knife Tang: What It Is, And Why It Matters

Your knife is kind of like a partnership between the glinting blade that does the cutting and the sturdy handle that you grip. Binding these two in a harmonious marriage is the tang. 

13 Mins

Why the Carving Fork Is More Important Than You Think

Ever stood in front of a beautifully roasted turkey, armed only with enthusiasm and a knife, only to end up with slices that looked more like a battlefield than a feast? We've all been there. There's one kitchen implement that doesn't get talked about very often, but is an...

14 Mins

The Best Cooking Knife Sets You Can Get

If you're ready to elevate your kitchen game, look no further than the cornerstone of every chef's arsenal: the cooking knife set. Crafted with care and engineered for perfection, these sets are more than just tools – they're the embodiment of culinary mastery.

17 Mins

The Best Men's Apron for Cooking

There's something about putting on an apron that kind of transforms you. It puts you in a different headspace, and puts you in full control of your kitchen. Let's explore some of the best men's aprons for cooking at home.

15 Mins

Finding the Perfect Union of Kitchen and Knife

Finding knives is easy. They're everywhere! But finding the right kitchen knife for you – for your needs, for 

All You Need to Know About the Japanese Cooking Knife

Not just a tool but a tradition, Japanese cooking knives are the culinary samurai of your kitchen, featuring incredible precision and craftsmanship.

15 Mins

Which Frying Pans Are Best?

The perfect frying pan is the culinary Holy Grail, and your prize for finding it is the ability to effortlessly flip pancakes, perfectly sear a steak, and scramble eggs like a pro. But with the plethora of options out there, how does one choose the best skillet for culinary...

19 Mins

All You Need to Know About Skillet Cooking

Whether you're making a chicken fried steak or even an upside-down carrot cake, there are many many uses for the mighty skillet. Learn all about what makes a good skillet, and what the best skillet recipes are, in this article..

22 Mins

Pizza Scissors Are More Useful Than You Think

People don't often think about owning pizza scissors, but these cutting edge kitchen tools may come in handy to slice through your next pizza party.

10 Mins

Dalstrong vs. The Cooking Guild: Which Brand to Go With?

With an ever-expanding smorgasbord of brands to choose from, it's important to pick one that speaks to you. One that combines reliability with flair, and that boasts a user community that you can feel part of.

8 Mins

The Best Pans for Cooking Fish

Cooking fish can be a bit of a tricky proposition. What are the best pans to deal with this fickle protein? We'll explore that, as well as give you some of our favorite fish recipes, below.

18 Mins

All You Need to Know About Brunoise Cut

The brunoise cut is one of the finest types of cuts, derived from the julienne. It's as fine as you can go before you're mincing. Let's explore.

8 Mins

Can You Freeze Block Cheese?

Can you freeze block cheese? Absolutely! Lock in that cheesy goodness by freezing it tightly wrapped to keep its flavor intact for later cheesy adventures!

13 Mins

All About Damascus Steel Patterns

Knives with Damascus steel patterns are some of the most sought-after in the world of kitchen knives. But what exactly are Damascus steel patterns, how are they made, and which should you choose? Let's explore.

13 Mins

Last-Minute Gift Ideas That Ship Super Fast

A special occasion sneaks up, you swore you had more time, and now you're rushing to find the perfect gift that will ship in time. Let's ensure that this year's last-minute gifting isn't just fast but also fabulous.

15 Mins

Why It's Better to Have a Full Tang Knife

A full tang knife offers great strength and durability. Whether you're into hunting, camping, or just appreciate a good blade, the full tang is your trusty sidekick. Let's explore how.

17 Mins

What are the Different Knife Parts and Their Functions?

The blade, the knife handle, the bolster, the heel, spine, tang, edge, and tip all these are parts of the average kitchen knife. How do they work with each other to make your food the best it can be?

13 Mins

Here's the Best Way to Prevent Cuts in the Kitchen

Master the secret to safe cooking and bid farewell to kitchen cuts for good! Here's the best way to prevent cuts in the kitchen.

13 Mins

A Complete Guide to Different Knife Shapes

Ever looked at your kitchen drawer and wondered why knife shapes are so varied? Let's delve deep into the world of knife anatomy, from pocket knives to the mighty chef’s knife, and find out the mystery behind their shapes.

13 Mins

All You Need to Know About Stainless Steel Pots and Pans

A stainless steel pot with a lid is one of your most important allies in the kitchen. Stainless steel cookware in general is extremely useful: it cooks great, it looks great, and it saves money.

18 Mins

The Most Essential Knife Skills You Need For Everyday Cooking

Knife skills are about more than just showing off. Having the right skills can make you a better, safer, and more confident cook.

14 Mins

How to Butterfly Shrimp the Right Way

Butterflying shrimp involves carefully slicing along the back and pressing it flat. With the right tools and a little patience, you can make restaurant-quality butterfly shrimp right at home. Keep reading for all the deets.

13 Mins

What is the Best Knife for Cutting Meat?

The quick answer? A sharp one, with a strong, ergonomically designed handle, and a blade that can make a cut of meat sing (figuratively, of course). But there's a lot more to take into consideration when picking the best knife for cutting meat. Let's talk about it.

18 Mins

Why The Knife Handle Is So Important

No matter how impressive your Damascus steel blade is, or how sophisticated your knife sharpening techniques are, a lousy knife handle can make chopping and slicing an annoying ordeal. Let's talk about knife handles – the unsung heroes of the knife world.

12 Mins

How Long to Grill Chicken Breast So It's Perfect Every Time

Achieve juicy tenderness and transform chicken breasts into succulent perfection on the grill by learning how long to grill chicken breast accurately.

13 Mins

How to Sharpen a Kitchen Knife Like a Pro

To sharpen a kitchen knife like a pro, you'll want to start with the right tools either manual or electric sharpeners or a sharpening stone. The key is maintaining a consistent 20-degree angle and transitioning from coarse grit to fine grit for that cutting-edge finish.

14 Mins

The Very Best Way To Sharpen A Knife

In home cooking, all the best easy recipes in the world won't help you if the tool you're using is a blunt knife. Let's delve into the world of knife sharpening and learn how to sharpen that edge.

15 Mins

How Long to Cook Burgers on the Grill

A grill is a classic method for cooking hamburgers, but how long should you do it and what steps do you need to take to ensure succulent success? Let's dive into it.

12 Mins

There's More to Kitchen Aprons Than You Think. Here's Why

It's easy to overlook the humble kitchen apron. Often seen merely as a protective garment to keep our clothes clean, the apron plays a much larger role in the kitchen than we give it credit for.

14 Mins

How to Grill A Steak To Perfection

Grilling steak perfectly involves key steps: start with a quality cut, let it reach room temp, season adequately, preheat grill for high heat, cook to desired doneness (use a meat thermometer!), and let it rest before slicing. Voila, a juicy, charred masterpiece!

16 Mins

How to Keep a Sharp Knife (And Why It's Important)

Wherever you are in your culinary journey, sharp kitchen tools are a vital part of your cooking experience. Knife skills aren't much use if your cooking tools aren't at their finest.

14 Mins

What To Look For In A Good Knife Set

A quality kitchen knife set, displayed in an elegant wooden block or a magnetic holder, isn't just a fancy kitchen accessory. It's a culinary essential and a vital investment for your culinary adventures. 

17 Mins

Love Shellfish? You Need an Oyster Shucking Knife

Oysters can add a touch of sophistication to any meal. However, cracking open the hard shell to reveal the succulent treasure inside can be tricky without the right tool: an oyster shucking knife.

10 Mins

What Is a Serrated Knife and What Is it Used For?

Serrated knives are a fundamental part of the kitchen. But many folks even seasoned chefs who have attended cooking school are under the mistaken belief that a serrated knife can't be sharpened.

12 Mins

Why You Absolutely Need a Leather Knife Sheath

If you've ever had a really good hunting knife or a simple kitchen knife, you'll appreciate the need for a protective covering or sheath. And when it comes to sheaths, a leather knife sheath is undoubtedly the classiest and most efficient choice you can make.

12 Mins

The Best Beef Stroganoff Recipe You’ll Find Anywhere

Beef Stroganoff: the culinary equivalent of a warm, comforting hug from your favorite Russian babushka. It's the tantalizing symphony of tender beef strips, a velvety sour cream sauce, and the gentle embrace of egg noodles that has our taste buds dancing the kazatsky.

14 Mins

How to Brine Pork Chops the Right Way

Everyone loves pork chops! But by taking the extra step to brine your pork chops, your reward is a juicy, flavorful pork chop that is a long ways from the boring, tough, borderline inedible pork chops you’d been cooking for yourself.

10 Mins

How Do You Like Your Steak? Steak Temperature Chart & Doneness Guide

The question of how you like your steak cooked has almost overtaken the question of how you like your coffee in terms of personal preferences strangers have strangely intense opinions about. How do you know which degrees of doneness you like your steak? And what are the differences between them?...

11 Mins

A Comprehensive Guide to the Different Types of Knife Steel

As a beginner in the culinary world, you may wonder why you should worry about something as seemingly technical and esoteric as the different types of knife steel used to create your kitchen tools. Let's break down the various types of steel used in kitchen knife blades.

17 Mins

How to Peel a Pomegranate Like a Pro In 4 Easy Steps

Pomegranate fruit is absolutely delicious, and the ruby red arils (seeds) are really great in a wide number of savory and sweet recipes. Let's look into how easy and fun peeling a pomegranate is when you arm yourself with the right tools. Let’s explore that!

9 Mins

Dalstrong vs. Coolina Knives: Which Brand Should You Go With?

In this article, we will compare the two companies in terms of product quality, customer service, overall reputation, and other relevant factors to help you decide which brand is best for you.

18 Mins

Easy Ground Beef Recipes With Few Ingredients

Ground beef is a delicious and versatile ingredient that has gotten the short end of the stick and gone unrecognized in the culinary world. In this article, we’ll discuss some of the properties of ground beef, and share some easy ground beef recipes with few ingredients.

14 Mins

Essential Kitchen Tools Every Home Cook Should Own

If you enjoy cooking, you know that being equipped with the right kitchen tools can make a world of difference. These tools can enable you to cook anything from a simple, straightforward meal to an elaborate multi-course feast. In this article, we’ll explore the concept of kitchen tools, and give...

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What Knife Brand to Go With? A Definitive Guide to Good Knife Brands

Good knife brands are more than just a name on a box. If you pick the right one, you’re not just buying a knife – you’re joining a community, and you can get a tremendous amount of value from the brand. In this article, we’ll explore what makes for good...

17 Mins

Why It’s Important to Have Good Kitchen Knives

You need good kitchen knives to make cooking easier and more enjoyable. In this article, we’ll discuss what you need from your kitchen knives, and show you some of the best kitchen knives available.

19 Mins

The Best Egg Salad Recipes for Sandwiches

When you take the rich, creamy texture and flavors of the egg salad and put it in sandwich form, you end up with something that’s even better than the sum of its parts. In this article, we’ll explore the egg salad sandwich, including the very best egg salad sandwich recipe...

14 Mins

A Quick Guide to Filleting Fish Like a Pro

Filleting fish is easier than you think. In this article, we’ll guide you through how to do it, including tools you’ll need and answering any questions you might have.

9 Mins

What is the Best Kitchen Knife For You?

Let's talk about the different types of kitchen knives around, what they’re made of, and how to find the best kitchen knife for your home. 

19 Mins

Oyster Shucker: An Essential Tool for Any Shellfish Enthusiast

An oyster shucker is a must-have kitchen knife for any seafood enthusiast. With its special design, home cooks can pry shells open and make quick work of the connective muscle that keeps the oyster flesh connected to its shell.

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What is a Knife Sheath and Why Do You Need One?

A knife sheath, also known as a knife saya or a scabbard, is a protective cover for your knife. Below we’ll discuss why you should be looking for one, and give you some recommendations to keep an eye out for.

16 Mins

All You Need to Know About the Tanto Knife

Tanto knives are traditional Japanese blades that were originally used as weapons, and with time, they’ve become popular in the culinary world. Let’s take a look at the tanto knife design, its history, and how to use it.

10 Mins

The Very Best Chicken Pot Pie Recipe You’ll Find Anywhere

Hoping to make the classic comfort food that is chicken pot pie? This blog makes it simple, with step-by-step instructions for a great pie crust and chicken pot pie filling, as well as tips on the best tools and tactics for success, including how to prevent your crust from going...

15 Mins

The Best Steak Knife Sets for Steak Enthusiasts

Let’s talk about steak knives; why they’re used, how they’re used, and where you can find the very best ones.

17 Mins

Bamboo Cutting Board Vs Teak Cutting Board: Which One Is Better?

Cutting boards (sometimes known as chopping blocks or carving boards) are an essential part of home cooking. But the world of home chefs is sharply divided as to which material makes the best cutting board. In this article, we compare bamboo cutting boards and tropical teak cutting boards to see...

10 Mins

The Case for Owning a Knife Case

A knife case (or a knife bag, or knife roll) is a simple, stylish way to transport your precious kitchen knives from one location to another. In this blog post we’ll talk about what to look for in a knife case, give you some tips on proper knife storage, and...

13 Mins

How to Cook Scallops the Right Way

Learn how to cook scallops the right away, discover its unique texture and flavor, and check out one of the best and easiest scallops recipe you'll ever try today.

17 Mins

How To Find The Best Chopping Block

A good wood chopping block is a fantastic kitchen tool and will have a direct impact on the quality of your food (not to mention the quality of your health). How do we find the best chopping block? And what should we be looking out for? Find out today.

9 Mins

The Very Best Recipe for Sauteed Mushrooms

This is one of the simplest, most straightforward Sauteed Mushrooms recipe you'll ever cook. It really highlights how simple recipes can be utterly amazing. This recipe has to be shared. So let’s talk about the very best sauteed mushrooms you’ll ever try.

11 Mins

Granite Stone Cookware vs. Stainless Steel Cookware

Granite stone cookware is one of the most common types of cookware around. It has a number of advantages as well as some drawbacks. How does it stack up against stainless steel cookware? Here’s our take on it.

10 Mins

Why You Need a Damascus Chef Knife In Your Kitchen

Damascus steel has a long history, and its unique look holds a strong allure for consumers. But what exactly is it, and is it any better than other types of steel?

15 Mins

All You Ever Wanted to Know About the Serbian Chef Knife

Serbian chef’s knives are incredibly powerful kitchen knives that resemble a traditional cleaver. They have great edge retention and an incredibly tough build, making them very easy to look after. 

18 Mins

Meat Cleaver: Why Your Home Kitchen Needs One

The meat cleaver is one of the most trusty, dependable tools in any home cook’s arsenal. But what about it makes it such an important and versatile tool, and why is it so popular?

15 Mins

How To Sharpen A Knife With A Stone

Using a whetstone or a sharpening stone is widely considered the best way to sharpen your knives. Not only does it remove the least amount of material (extending the life of your knives), but it also results in the very best edge. 

9 Mins

What Is A Knife Holder And Why Your Kitchen Needs One

If you’re the kind of person who secretly gets a little bummed out every time they have to put their beautiful kitchen tools away, fear not. A knife holder is exactly what you’re looking for to keep your tools safe, easy to access, and on proud display.

11 Mins

The Very Best Taquitos Recipe You’ll Ever Try

There’s just something about Mexican food, isn’t there? Taquitos are among the best things that have ever existed. Why not instead learn how to make them yourself? That’s right – let’s explore this wonderful dish with the very best taquitos recipe you will ever try.

10 Mins

What Is A Cheese Knife And Why Do You Need One?

Every cheese lover should have a great set of cheese knives. A cheese knife is a knife specifically designed to cut, slice, or spread cheese.Their unique shape and design is perfect to maintain a cheese’s structural integrity, making it easy to portion it without damaging it. A cheese knife set would be a...

12 Mins

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Butcher’s Knife

A butcher's knife is, as the name implies, one of the most useful tools for butchering animal carcasses. If you have a large piece of meat that you need to portion off into smaller cuts, a butcher knife is the best way to go. 

15 Mins

How Long Does Ground Beef Last in the Fridge?

Raw ground beef lasts for one or two days in the fridge before it goes bad. Cooked ground beef will last for three to four days in the fridge. Learn storage tips and how to tell if ground beef has gone bad.

13 Mins

How to Cook a Turkey in the Oven to Be Moist

Whether you’re making a traditional Thanksgiving turkey feast or you’re simply cooking up a nice turkey dinner, few meals are as wholesome and satisfying as a juicy roast turkey cooked to perfection in an oven. And because this meal is so delicious and so satisfying, it is particularly...

18 Mins

How to Choose the Best Kitchen Knife Set for You

Depending on the size of the kitchen knife set you purchase, it might come with some extremely specific specialty knives, or it may come with just the essentials. Of course, what constitutes the essentials is also within contention. We’ll get to that a little later.

15 Mins

How to Reverse Sear a Steak the Right Way

The reverse sear method is a process that involves baking the meat in the oven, then searing it in a pan (preferably a cast iron pan). This technique is fantastic because it gives you more control over the internal temperature of the meat while also allowing for a delicious browned...

9 Mins

The Ultimate List of Cool Knives for Kitchen Enthusiasts

Whoever you are, and whatever you do, there’s something universally appealing about owning a knife that is unique, creative, and, yes, “cool.” But what is a cool knife, anyway? And where can you find the coolest knives to buy? Let’s dive into it.

18 Mins

How to Layer Lasagna Correctly in 4 Easy Steps

If you're making a classic lasagna, you might get a little hung up on the layering process. Check out how to layer lasagna the right way today!

13 Mins

What is a Scimitar Knife, and What is it Used For?

The scimitar knife is designed to help easily break down large chunks of meat. Their curved blade allows for smooth slicing of large chunks of meat, as well as getting around bones and under skin. And because they’re knives that will be used for these tough jobs, the need...

13 Mins

What Are Damascus Steel Knives, and Why Do We Love Them So Much?

We'll take a look into Damascus steel knives to learn what they are, why they are special, and why Damascus is one of the most popular types of steel out there.

14 Mins

How to Make Gordon Ramsay’s Beef Wellington Recipe

The mighty Beef Wellington is a staple of British cooking, and Michelin chef Gordon Ramsay is a staple of culinary television. What is his take on this classic dish?

11 Mins

How Long to Smoke Ribs - The Complete Guide

So let’s talk about how long to smoke ribs, the different methods of cooking BBQ ribs, and some of the best tools you can use at your backyard barbecue to establish you as the ultimate pitmaster.

15 Mins

The Definitive Guide to Japanese Kitchen Knives

In this article, we’ll get into the ins and outs of Japanese kitchen knives, show you what you should be looking for, and give our suggestions for the best Japanese kitchen knives to buy.

17 Mins

What Are Tongs, And What Are They Used For?

So today we’re taking a closer look at our trusty tongs; figuring out how they work, what to look for in a good set of tongs, and which ones are the best ones to purchase. Let’s dive in.

16 Mins

Everything You Need To Know About Wok Pans

Today we’re talking about the wok pan. A kitchen tool that might seem a little intimidating at first, but eventually will become one of your closest allies in the battle for culinary mastery. There’s a lot that you can do with it, and many reasons to own one. So let’s...

15 Mins

Misen Cookware vs. Dalstrong Cookware

When it comes to cookware, Misen and Dalstrong are two relatively young companies producing high-quality cookware. Which one should you go with? Read our detailed breakdown today.

15 Mins

What Is A Cooking Pot And Why Do You Need One?

What is a cooking pot and what exactly makes for a good cooking pot (or even a good pan)? How do we find them? What exactly should we be looking for? This is what we’ll be exploring in detail. 

12 Mins

What Is a Tuna Poke Bowl And How To Make It

Tuna poke bowls have quickly become all the rage, first popping up in Hawaii then gaining momentum elsewhere in the world. Let's take a look at how to make these popular bowls.

15 Mins

The Different Types Of Knives Every Home Chef Should Know

There are several types of knives you can utilize to make your kitchen tasks more efficient. This guide will tell you everything you need to know on the different types of knives and their uses to make your meal prep a breeze.

27 Mins

Why You Need a BBQ Knife Set

Everybody loves barbecues, and being prepared for any culinary challenge should be a priority for every pitmaster. Here’s our low-down on what you need in any BBQ knife set, and how to find them.

22 Mins

Leather Knife Roll: The Tool You Didn’t Know You Needed

A leather knife roll is a transportation device where you can carry your kitchen knives from place to place without worrying about them knocking against each other or becoming damaged. Leather knife rolls usually also contain additional pockets for tools such as meat thermometers, kitchen shears, and other accessories.

14 Mins

Knife Sets With a Block, and Why We Love Them

Let’s talk about knife block sets. How to pick them, what you should look out for, and our thoughts on the very best knife sets with blocks available in the market.

17 Mins

What is Brisket? The Definitive Guide for 2024

Let’s dig into the noble beef brisket; we’ll learn what it is, how to pick the best ones, how to cook it, and then how to slice it properly (including what tools you’ll need for each one of these tasks).

26 Mins

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Vegetable Knife

So what is a vegetable knife and which knives can we use ? There are a few, but we're going to talk about the three main knives - Nakiri, chef, and paring.

16 Mins

Detailed Guide into Cutlery Sets 2024

Most people don’t know what to look for when it comes to cutlery sets. We’re here to make things as easy as possible for you with this comprehensive cutlery guide.

17 Mins

What is a Chef Knife?

In this article, we’ll be focusing on the general-purpose chef’s knife used by western cooks. 

14 Mins

Dalstrong Knives vs Shun: Carving Out Territory In the Culinary Landscape

Both of these knife-makers have garnered acclaim for their premium kitchen products that combine style and performance, making the act of cooking a much more pleasurable experience for both professional chefs and home cooks.

15 Mins

What Is A Saute Pan?

Today, we’re going to talk about a type of pan that you have definitely heard of, and it may even be a type of pan that you currently have in your kitchen. But is it a pan you’re using to its best potential? Learn everything there is to know about...

12 Mins

Cts-bd1n steel : What is it and what knives use it?

Knowing what knives are made from, the specifics of each type of steel, and how each type of steel interacts with its environment, is a fundamental step in becoming a true knife expert. 

11 Mins

How To Mince Garlic

The world of cooking is filled with recurring questions that pop up over and over again. And one of those questions is... what’s the difference between mincing garlic and chopping garlic, anyway? Learn the answer today. 

11 Mins

Delicious Oven Baked Ribs

For myself, and a lot of people in the world, barbecue pork ribs are the perfect example of a comfort food. Few meals are as satisfying as sweet, spicy, fall-off-the-bone tender oven-baked ribs. It meets all our criteria for comfort food, with its mix of flavors and textures as...

17 Mins

The Best Tomato Knife You Will Ever Use

It’s good to set yourself up for success, and use the tools that will make things easier and more enjoyable for you as a cook. For this reason, we have specialty cutlery like cheese knives, fileting knives, steak knives, and the like. Today we’re talking about one of those...

8 Mins

How To Cut A Watermelon

If you want to end up with good watermelon slices, watermelon wedges, watermelon triangles, watermelon cubes, or watermelon sticks, you should take care to use the correct cutting technique.

14 Mins

How To Cut A Pineapple

I know. The first time you’re faced with the thick, prickly skin of a pineapple, it’s a bit intimidating. More than a fruit one can easily slice, it more closely resembles some kind of sci-fi space rock. It seems like something one would need special equipment to pierce through,...

13 Mins

How To Cut An Onion Without Crying

If you’ve ever chopped onions (and chances are that you have), it’s very likely that you’ve found yourself welling up with tears. It’s also likely that you’ve already normalized this to the point where you don’t even ask yourself why this even happens in the first place. Well, let’s...

14 Mins

The 15 Best Movies About Food

Art brings us together, and helps us share in the collective experience of life. Food can do the same; not only that, it can be used as a storytelling tool to denote class, tradition, culture, and to shed light on the inner lives of characters. As a narrative device,...

19 Mins

How To Cut An Avocado

Avocados can present a challenge for those of us who didn’t grow up working with them: cutting and slicing them feels like an intimidating task when you’ve never done it before. There’s so much that could go wrong! But don’t worry: there’s actually nothing to it.

15 Mins

Best Charcuterie & Cheese Knife Set

Charcuterie boards or cheese boards are meant to be indulgent experiences where the food is savored in small servings, and texture is an important part of that equation. If you try to cut a hard cheese with a soft cheese knife, you’re going to run into some issues; it...

14 Mins

Best Meat Shredder

You can use them for preparing chicken thighs for tacos (or delicious shredded chicken quesadillas), a nice big piece of brisket, turkey, roast beef, pretty much anything that you may need to shred cooked meat for. That’s why meat shredder claws have become my favorite BBQ accessory.

13 Mins

Free Up Space In Your Kitchen. Ditch The Saucepan.

No saucepan? No problem. We've outlined...

15 Mins

Wüsthof vs Dalstrong

Dalstrong and Wüsthof have made names for themselves in the culinary industry by producing some of the most durable, high-quality knives on the market. They share many similarities, but there are also several differences that set them apart from each other. If you’re choosing between Dalstrong knives and Wüsthof knives,...

10 Mins

Perfect Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

Whether you’re entertaining guests at your own place, showing up at somebody else’s backyard barbecue, or simply making a meal at home for yourself and your family, making your own barbecue sauce signals that you’re someone who cares about making the experience special.

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