What Knife is Best for Butchery?

The captain of the kitchen will always have their trusted knife of choice ready for work: The Chef’s Knife, but a butcher or grill master will need something a little different for their craft: A butcher knife. These knives are heavier and have a curved blade to help slice through your cut of meat. CCI…

6 Signs you Need a New Knife

A professional high quality chefs knife has the potential to last a life time (if it is well maintained). A dull knife can be sharpened and a blemish can be fixed to be almost new, but sometimes it may be time to retire the knife and invest in some high quality knives! Bent blade Broken…

Essential Tools Every Baker Should Own

What baking tools do I need? That is a great question many hobby chefs and bakers ask themselves. So I will go through the essential baking tools every baker should own! This blog will not breakdown the “basic” items like an oven or a measuring cup, but rather dive deeper into the essentials. Read on…

3 of the Worst Mistakes People Make with Their Kitchen Knives

Any good chef in the culinary industry will tell you that their knives are the most important tools of their craft. Everyone will make mistakes with their knives at some point along the way, but if you are really not sure about how to care for your knives you could drastically reduce their lifespan! From…

2017 Year in Review: Culinary Fads

Well 2017 is about to reach its end! The year flew by faster than…a McDonalds Drive thru? Yeah, I might have been reaching on that joke, but hey the effort counts. 2017 has been full of comedy, trends, fads and much more. Continue to read on because the jokes will not be as bad as…

Steak Knives: Straight Edge Vs. Serrated Edge

Steak lovers from all over will usually waste no time when it comes to tearing into their cut of steak, while others take their time slicing with a more clean cut approach. Many things can play a factor into your choice of steak knife, it can be feel, touch, look or care and use, but…

Black Friday!

Black Friday is upon us! The annual videos of many, many, MANY people fighting over the last Xbox, or diving on the tower of Barbie dolls (that some poor employee spent hours stacking) or even the few fists fights and trampled customers. Those videos show us how crazy black Friday can get! I may have…

Three Chopping Methods for the Everyday Chef!

Proper knife chopping methods can be lifesaving! Okay, maybe not “lifesaving”, but I think it’s safe to say that proper knife chopping methods can be finger saving and time saving! Below in this blog I will outline the three most basic chopping methods that are widely used by some of the most experienced chef’s in…

Halloween Trick or Treats

Halloween is upon us! The ghostly ghouls, walking dead, superheroes and famous characters will be walking the streets tomorrow. How will you be spending Halloween night? Giving out candy, scaring kids, watching scary movies or trick or treating? All options are good no matter what you pick, but today as Jigsaw would say “Do you…

Friday the 13th Food Superstitions Around the World!

Why is Friday the 13th so unlucky? Now that I’m thinking about it, should I really be writing about Friday the 13th superstitions on the day itself? I think it’s okay, but for safety purposes I’ll toss some salt over my left shoulder. Being superstitious is okay and for some it’s motivation, but even if…

National Coffee Day!

Is your daily dose of coffee not enough? Need something extra to jump start your day? Who knows, maybe it’s just some caffeinated education that you need! Its National Coffee Day today; so let’s celebrate that wonderfully warm and tasty beverage we have all come to know and love. This blog will be dedicated to…

What is Food Safety?

The time is upon us to talk about food safety! Schools across North America have re-opened their doors to students again and what better time to brush up on of your food safety than Food Safety Month! Read an in depth look from We Are Chefs! This is part one of a four-part series on…