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 want to play a game?” Of course his game and my game are two VERY different types of games! Let’s call my game Trick or Treat. I will post a few facts about the culinary industry and professional knives and tools; I want you to tell us if it’s a trick (false) or treat (true).

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Answers can be found at the bottom.

Trick or Treat

  1. The steel formula X50CrMoV15 is by far the worst formula for high quality professional chef’s knives.
  2. The Superior Culinary Master® Ultimate Baker Ruler™ features the most useful facts and formulas, common measurements, unit abbreviations, weights, yeast conversions, custard and sugar temperatures, equivalents for all bakers!
  3. A Granton edged knives prevents air pockets at the blade to avoid food from sticking to the blade.
  4. Glass and stone cutting boards are the best choice to use with your knife.
  5. Keep the knife sharp at all times. The knife will perform better and is safer to use.

 

Answers:

  1. The steel formula X50CrMoV15 is by far the worst formula for high quality professional chef’s knives. – TRICK. The steel formula X50CrMoV15 is the leading formula for high quality professional chef’s knives. CCI uses this formula for all of our steel blades.
  2. The Superior Culinary Master® Ultimate Baker Ruler™ features the most useful facts and formulas, common measurements, unit abbreviations, weights, yeast conversions, custard and sugar temperatures, equivalents for all bakers! – TREAT. The UBR does in fact contain all of the above mentioned characteristics. This ruler is actually considered to the best on the market by Professional Chefs!
  3. A Granton edged knives prevents air pockets at the blade to avoid food from sticking to the blade. – TRICK.  The undulation actually creates air pockets at the blade to prevent food from sticking to the knife
  4. Glass and stone cutting boards are the best choice to use with your knife. – TRICK. The tempered glass or stone cutting boards may look nice, but they are not gentle on your knife blades! The super hard surface will dull your knife very quickly. Try a wooden cutting board.
  5. Keep the knife sharp at all times. The knife will perform better and is safer to use. –TREAT. Sharp knives are safe knives; always keep your knives sharp!

For more educational informatin please visit:

CDN:http://www.canadacutlery.ca/Education.asp

USA: http://www.canadacutlery.us/Education.asp.

Happy Halloween!

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