Knives

32 Kitchen-Tested Products

10-Inch Chef's Knife
10-Inch Chef's Knife
Our favorite chef’s knife features an 8-inch blade. Can a knife with a larger bl…
Published: February 2019
6-Inch Chef’s Knife
6-Inch Chef’s Knife
This mini version of our favorite chef’s knife rated highly with our kid testers…
Published: February 2019
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Cut-Resistant Gloves
Cut-Resistant Gloves
Cut-resistant gloves promise to protect your hands against injuries. Do they act…
Published: August 2019
Honing Rods
Honing Rods
It's supposed to keep your knife sharp, but does it work?
Published: July 2019
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Citrus Zesters/Channel Knives
Citrus Zesters/Channel Knives
These dual-use tools are supposed to make pretty garnishes from citrus peels. Bu…
Published: November 2016
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Serrated Paring Knives
Serrated Paring Knives
We put the serrated equivalents of our favorite paring knives to the test.
Published: May 2015
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Grapefruit Knives
Grapefruit Knives
Grapefruit knives are designed to section the pulp by hugging the walls and memb…
Published: March 2015
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Carbon-Steel Knives
Carbon-Steel Knives
Carbon-steel enthusiasts have long considered these knives sharper and more dura…
Published: November 2014
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Shun Professional Electric Whetstone Knife Sharpener
Shun Professional Electric Whetstone Knife Sharpener
It was twice the price of our favorite electric knife sharpener, but could it pe…
Published: May 2012
Vegetable Cleavers
Vegetable Cleavers
It won't replace your all-purpose Western chef's knife, but if you chop a lot of…
Published: November 2011
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Best Buy à La Carte Knife Set
Best Buy à La Carte Knife Set
If our Test Kitchen à la carte Knife Set is too expensive for you, we've compile…
Published: February 2012
Test Kitchen à La Carte Knife Set
Test Kitchen à La Carte Knife Set
Instead of wasting money on a set of mediocre knives (half of which you'll never…
Published: February 2012
Knife Block Sets
Knife Block Sets
Nine pieces of matching cutlery, plus a block for easy storage? It could be a ba…
Published: November 2011
Toss and Chop Salad Scissors
Toss and Chop Salad Scissors
This odd-looking pair of large kitchen shears, sports dual spring-loaded curved…
Published: September 2011
Paring Knives
Paring Knives
For precision cuts, call on the (cheap) little guy.
Published: June 2017
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AccuSharp Replacement Blades
AccuSharp Replacement Blades
Is it worth spending almost as much for replacement blades as you would for a br…
Published: March 2011
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Chef's Knives, Hybrid-Style
Chef's Knives, Hybrid-Style
In Europe, the chef's knife is a sturdy tool that can chop and slice anything. I…
Published: November 2009
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Lettuce Knives
Lettuce Knives
Does this knife deliver on its promise to prevent lettuce from turning brown aft…
Published: July 2009
Slicing/Carving Knives
Slicing/Carving Knives
Want perfect slices at your holiday table? Lose the chef’s knife.
Published: October 2015
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Serrated Knives
Serrated Knives
Why are some knives a pain and others a pleasure? Everything counts, from the nu…
Published: July 2016
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Knife Guards
Knife Guards
In a crowded drawer, our favorite guard will keep your knives safe.
Published: September 2007
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Steak Knives
Steak Knives
Which set of steak knives can really cut it?
Published: July 2015
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Chef's Knives, Innovative
Chef's Knives, Innovative
In search of an improved mousetrap, we tested seven knives with innovative desig…
Published: March 2007
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Butter Measuring Knife
Butter Measuring Knife
If you've been annoyed by improperly wrapped sticks of butter—or unmarked blocks…
Published: January 2007
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Electric Knives
Electric Knives
Motorized cutlery may seem like a 1960s artifact, but we found one newer model t…
Published: October 2017
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Chef's Knives
Chef's Knives
One chef’s knife has been a champ in our kitchen for nearly two decades. Can any…
Published: September 2013
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Flexible Boning Knives
Flexible Boning Knives
A good boning knife can save you money at the meat counter. Which is best?
Published: September 2018
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Oyster Knives
Oyster Knives
The right one can make a difficult task a lot easier.
Published: January 2013
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Bagel Slicers
Bagel Slicers
If your confidence around serrated knives is questionable, a bagel slicing machi…
Published: March 2010
Serrated Utility Knives
Serrated Utility Knives
For cutting baguettes and more, we wanted a little knife with a big bite.
Published: March 2020
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Bird's Beak Paring Knives
Bird's Beak Paring Knives
Professional cooks love these knives’ curvy blades. After testing, we saw why.
Published: January 2020
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Innovative Cutting Boards
Innovative Cutting Boards
New twists on traditional cutting boards promise to streamline food preparation.…
Published: February 2012
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