Which Knife to Use: Carving and Portioning

Why are there so many different styles of knives available? Do we really need access to all of these great knives? Well I guess it isn’t exactly required to have so many knives on hand, but having the right tools can make the entire process much more fun, easier and faster! Recently we took a…

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…

EURO Culinary™ Series

Color coded knives are designed to help you implement food safety practices in the kitchen! With different color handles for different types of food, this system helps teach employees to engage in safe food handling practices to prevent cross-contamination in the professional kitchen. Allergies have become such a norm in society today, which makes paying…

How Thermometers work: Temperature Scales

Thermometers are instrumental in the cooking process. A thermometer is a great way to know if your food is fully cooked, safe and ready to eat! Thermometers contain one very important aspect – a temperature scale. This is the fourth part of the “How Thermometers Work” series. We will breakdown the different temperature scales! Researchers…

How Thermometers Work: Digital Thermometers

  Thermometers are instrumental to the cooking process.  A thermometer is a great tool to use to determine if your food is fully cooked, safe and ready to eat!  This is part 3 of the “How Thermometers Work” series and we will explain how to use a digital thermometer! A digital thermometer has one big…

Part 1: Crafting the Perfect Knife

How the Perfect Knife is just like the Best Chocolate You’ve Ever Had Written by Canada Cutlery Inc. (CCI) For CCI, crafting the perfect knife is a lot like the process of making the best chocolate. As one of the main ingredients, it is essential to only get cocoa from the best trees found in…

It’s Pumpkin Carving Time!

Fall has arrived and it’s time to hit the pumpkin patch and get carving! Check out these mix-and-match templates from triangle® for some inspiration! Don’t want to use a template? No problem! Check out some of these creative carving ideas! Cool Cat Keep it simple for the kids with this easy cat carving! Despicable Me…

Why Use Color Coded Knives?

  Color coded knives are designed to help you implement food safety best practices in the kitchen! With different color handles for different types of food, this system helps teach employees to engage in safe food handling practices to prevent cross-contamination in the professional kitchen. Allergies have become such a norm in society today, which…

The Hot Drop Forging Process

The past couple of weeks we have been discussing some important facts about knives that you should know. We talked about the discovery of stainless steel, blade types and most importantly, manufacturing processes. This is a short video on the hot drop forging process. All of the footage belongs to Canada Cutlery Inc. Enjoy!

Facts About Knives: What You Need to Know Part 2

Last week we left off with the fact that today, quality knives can be made almost 100% by machine or by using the skills of a master cutler. This is accomplished through two manufacturing processes discussed below. 1) HAND FORGING BLADE MANUFACTURING PROCESS The hot drop hand forging process is the ultimate production method used…

Facts About Knives: What You Need to Know Part 1

THE BLADE Today’s knives are descendants of tools used hundreds of thousands of years ago. While a primitive flint stone knife of the Stone Age may not seem to have much in common with a stainless steel knife of today, what is the same is a sharp edge on a hard substance. By today’s standards,…

How to: Use a Fruit Cutter

This cutter can be used to cut through fruits and vegetables, creating a v-shaped pattern. Watch this short video to learn how to make your own creations at home! To Buy: