Read our product reviews of the Best Kitchen Knives!

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Any cook will tell you that the first thing you need in your kitchen is a proper knife. Without a knife you can’t prepare almost anything. But the choice of even best kitchen knives is so wide nowadays that it’s hard to make the right decision when purchasing the knife even for professionals.

We have two types of knives in our overview – kitchen knives and professional chef’s knife. So, what concerns kitchen knives, the best choice, in our opinion, is Victorinox 8-Piece Knife Block Set, because it is a classic example of knife set; the knives are of the highest quality which is guaranteed by the manufacturer. The set allows performing any kinds of jobs so if you choose it you’ll be satisfied.

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Victorinox Fibrox 3-Piece Chef’s Knife Set Review

Victorinox 46892 fibrox 3-piece chef's knife set is a good example of chef’s set of knives. It’s not too big and every item of the set performs some particular actions so that there’s nothing...

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Victorinox 8-Piece Knife Block Set Review

Any chef will tell you, that there’s nothing more important than knives in the kitchen. Some people choose knives according to the color of their handles or design of storage block, but Forschner...

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Zwilling JA Henckels TWIN Signature Knife Sets Review

Zwilling JA Henckels TWIN Signature knife block set is a universal set of knives which are suitable for any work in your kitchen. The set is made in Germany and the German manufacturer can guarantee...

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Kyocera Revolution 7-Inch Chef’s Knife Review

Professional chef always has some knives at hand, but it’s important to choose the only knife for doing most of tasks in the kitchen. The choice is wide nowadays, but the problem of choosing a...

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Wusthof Classic 8-Inch Cook’s Knife Review

One of the most famous manufacturers of cutlery in the world, German company Wudshof offers you one of the knives of its Classic line - Wusthof Classic 8-Inch cook's knife. The knife can be used by...

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Ginsu 7108 Chikara 8-Piece Knife Set Review

If you are not a professional chef, but want to have a cutlery that will serve you for a long time, you’d better use some Ginsu products like  Ginsu 7108 Chikara 8-Piece Stainless-Steel Knife Set....

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Wusthof Classic Gourmet 3-Piece Knife Set Review

Sometimes you don’t need a lot of knives to perform all needed actions in the kitchen. In this case it’s more reasonable to buy not 6 but 3-piece knife set. One of the best variants is Wusthof...

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Wusthof Classic 8-Piece Knife Set Review

If you already have some knife sets and want to make your collection better, or you‘ve just begun to collect knives, or you just want to have a reliable knife set at hand in the kitchen, try...

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The Ex 5-Piece Knife Set Review

Get bored from typical classic sets of knives and wooden storage blocks? Want to have something extraordinary in your kitchen interior? Then pay attention to The Ex 5-Piece Knife Set with Unique Red...

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Wusthof Gourmet 7-Piece Knife Set Review

To have everything you need in the kitchen you obviously should buy a knife set. But how to choose a knife set which will satisfy you completely and contain just the stuff you really need? The...

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Victorinox 40520 Fibrox 8-Inch Chef’s Knife Review

The knife, which can be used for any purpose in the kitchen for a long time, should be carefully chosen. The high quality of the chef’s knife can be guaranteed to you by the manufacturer of the...

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Victorinox 40521 10-Inch Chef’s Knife Review

The professional chefs, especially men who have strong big hands, will really appreciate the knife made by the creator of famous Swiss Army knives – Victorinox. The Stamped line of chef’s knives...

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J.A. Henckels International Classic 8-Inch Chef’s Knife Review

It’s always comfortable to have several knives in the kitchen, for example, a knife-set or something like that, but nevertheless if you have one really good chef’s knife which can help you in any...

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Guy Fieri ER 28 Knuckle Sandwich Chef’s Knife Review

When you choose a set of knives, it’s easier to make a choice, as there are a lot of knives, and if one of them won’t suit you, there’s still opportunity to use the others. But when you choose...

To have some options to compare the knives you should know some general facts about how they are made and what is the difference between various types of knives. Generally, the knives can be divided into several types by material, of which a blade or a handle is made, the actions that knives can perform, profile, type of edge and blade manufacturing. Best kitchen knives usually combine the best qualities that can be provided by manufacturers.

The blade is generally made of steel, but there are also some other materials like titanium, ceramics or plastic. The sorts of steel can also differ. It’s considered that best kitchen knives are made of high-carbon stainless steel because these knives are prevented from rust and save their sharpness for a long time. They are not too weighty and not too light so the balance is good and comfortable for a cook.

What concerns types of manufacturing blades, they can be stamped or forged. Professionals usually prefer the forged ones. The blade can be serrated, that means wavy or saw-like edge of a knife.

The handles also differ by material they are made of. There are wood, plastic, composite and stainless steel handles. The most preferable are plastic or steel ones, though various manufacturers can provide other materials. The design of the handle is very important, as your comfort while cooking depends precisely on it. There are several parts of a handle, like bolster and tang, which influence the balance of the knife.

There’s also such kind of knives as chef’s knives. They are usually wider and universal so that you can use them for any purpose.

So to choose the best kitchen knife we provide the overview of some knife sets and chef’s knives.

After analyzing several kitchen sets and chef’s knives we can say that there are some main characteristics that should be taken into account when choosing a knife:

1) Sharpness of the knife, possibility of resharpening;

2) The form of the handle, the material of which it’s made, its durability and convenience;

3) The length and parameters of the knife, its balance;

The best chef’s knife is Victorinox 46892 Fibrox 3-Piece Chef's Knife Set. A professional cook can’t really deal with only one chef’s knife, so this compact set with help of which you can not only cut and slice, but also peel and do small works, is the best variant.