[time-nuts] OT: Knifephoolery
donmer at woosh.co.nz
Sun Apr 22 05:06:29 EDT 2007
How much was the
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From: "Rasputin Novgorod" <priapulus at yahoo.com>
To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"
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Sent: Sunday, April 22, 2007 3:34 PM
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] OT: Knifephoolery
>> Hmm. ...and I just bought a set of three Chef's knives for my
>> kitchen for $500.
--- Jack Hudler <jack at hudler.org> wrote:
> Just please tell me they're not serrated, know how to use a steel,
> and you keep them holder or leather pouch.
I love cooking, as a hobby (and surprisingly, it's
a chick magnet). I've always wanted a good set of knives
but didn't know what to buy, so didn't.
This summer I've signed up for a professional French chef class
and we are required to own and bring a good set of four
knives: Chef, Boning, Paring and Scalloped Slicer.
They recommended several different makes and models,
in different price ranges. mine came with a Knife carrying
Case: 16 Slot, fake leather. My knives ("S" series Henkels):
. 9" Chef Knife
. 6" Boning Knife
. 3.5" Paring Knife
. 10" Scalloped Slicer
. 10" Sharpening Steel
. vegetable peeler
. 7" Carving Fork
We will spend three days on knives:
1) care, sharpening and then cutting vegetables.
2) cutting up and de-boning chickens.
3) cutting up fish.
I've refrained from sharpening until the class, even
though I'm a cabinetmaker and trained in sharpening
chisels and plane blades, so know how to use a water stone.
I've been using them for a few days, and what a joy they
are to use. If you cook, get yourself a good set of knives;
at least, spend $100 and get a good 9" chef's (french) knife.
You'll have and use it for the rest of your life.
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