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Knives

Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Cuisine 8-Inch Carving Knife

You should feel comfortable with every knife in your block, even ones you don't use every day, like a carving knife. The Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin Cuisine 8-Inch Carving Knife has an ergonomic handle, but how does it slice? We gave it a try. READ MORE

Knives

Global G-9 8-3/4-Inch Bread Knife

Bread knives are the special teams of kitchen cutlery, entering the field to complete a specialized task. But they still need to be versatile enough to handle a range of loaves. We tried out the Global G-9 to see if this sleek bread knife can cut it. READ MORE

Knives

Wüsthof Grand Prix II 8-Inch Carving Knife

A carving knife needs to be utilitarian enough for weeknight meals, and cool enough to stand up to company on holidays. Wüsthof's Grand Prix II 8-Inch Carving Knife is compact and streamlined, but can it handle every roast in your cook's arsenal? We tested it to find out. READ MORE

Knives

Kyocera Revolution Series 7-Inch Professional Chef's Knife

Ceramic knives are still a question mark for a lot of cooks. Can they do everything a stainless steel knife can? Will they chip or crack? We put the Kyocera Revolution 7-Inch chef's knife through a trio of tests to find out. READ MORE

Knives

Wüsthof Classic 7 Pc. Knife Block

When you buy a knife set, you want every piece to be something you'll use, without any lame or specialty knives destined to sit idle. We cast a critical eye over the seven pieces in this Wüsthof Classic set to answer the question: Is this the only knife set you'll ever need? READ MORE