How to Choose a Proper Kitchen Knife

August 1, 2008 at 8:24 am

Recently I wrote a little article for eHow.com for those recently bitten by the gastronomic bug.  Here’s a little snipit:

So how does one create great food with limited instrumentation? Simplicity is the answer. At first start with the basics like a good quality knife.

For most people just starting out in the kitchen it can be an overwhelming experience. Spend a few hours watching the Food Network and you will run into hundreds of alien terms like induction cooking, bain marie, and carmalization. You will see any number of expensive gadgets like food processors, infra red grills, and immersion cookers. Let’s face it, it is a bit intimidating. So how does someone just starting out learn to cook like a New York City chef? The same way they did.

Check the biography of most of your favorite celebrity chefs and you will find that they started cooking at home for the family. They were not blessed with extensive professional grade kitchens, but rather they started out in something not unlike what most most of us have today. So how does one create great food with limited instrumentation? Simplicity is the answer. At first start with the basics like a good quality knife.

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Stuart Reb Donald

Stuart is a celebrity chef and award winning food writer. Donald performs live cooking demonstrations and penned the cookbook Amigeauxs - Mexican/Creole Fusion Cuisine. He hosts two Internet cooking shows "Everyday Gourmet" and "Little Grill Big Flavor."

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