When most people decide to explore the wonderful world of cooking, one question seems to pop up almost immediately, "Are my knives good enough?" To which the answer is, "Probably not."
The next question is almost always, "What kind of knives do I really need?" To which the answer is, "Good ones, but not as many of them as you might think."
You will never regret buying good-quality knives and, if you take good care of them — hone them every time you use them, have them professionally sharpened once or twice a year, keep them clean and NEVER get them too hot (no dishwasher or stovetop!) — they will give you a lifetime of effortless slicing, dicing and chopping.
In this video, I'll show you some very basic tips about what knives you need and what to look for when purchasing them.