Knife Sharpening: How To Give Your Knives A Tune Up: How To Hone Your Knives

Using your knives in your kitchen is a daily task and we as professional chefs and gourmet home chefs do everyday. What happens when our knives get used on a daily basis is that they go dull but before they go dull the edge of your knife can roll to one side or the other and give the appearance of the knife being dull. This is not the case and in this case all one needs to do is "straighten" the edge of your knive by the process of "honing" or giving better known as giving your knife a tune up! Here is how to tune up your knives using the honing steel that you have in your home!