Types of Knives
Because they are so versatile, chef's knives are the most popular kitchen knives. They are best for everyday chopping and slicing.
With a blunt tip and straight edge, the paring knife is great for precision tasks like dicing veggies and slicing or peeling delicate fruits.
Slicing / Carving knife
Keep a quality slicing or carving knife on hand to cut through turkeys, roasts and more. A traditional slicing knife features a rounded tip with a very long, straight edge, making it ideal for cutting meat into clean, even slices.
With a scalloped edge, a quality bread knife will cut through soft, fresh bread without tearing or mashing it.
An all-around knife that's good for cutting almost anything, a utility knife is a must-have for every kitchen.
A Santoku knife has all the great features of a cleaver and the versatility of a chef's knife. Santoku knives work especially well for mincing, dicing and slicing.
With a narrow blade that efficiently removes bone from meat, a boning knife is an essential for every chef.