Honing Your Knife Skills

Have you ever fashioned a knife like scissors to saw open a UPS delivery box? I have. Are all your kitchen knives thrown in a drawer, unprotected? Mine are. Do you even know the proper way to hold a knife? When to use a certain knife? How to sharpen a knife? When I realized that I had been using a knife whose tip had been lost a couple years ago as I was hacking through duct tape on a package, I decided to take a class called “Knife Skills 1” at the Institute of Culinary Education. Up until My Judy the Foodie, my … [Read more...]