Knives

17 Kitchen-Tested Products

Honing Rods
Published: July 2019
Honing Rods
It's supposed to keep your knife sharp, but does it work?
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Serrated Paring Knives
Published: May 2015
Serrated Paring Knives
We put the serrated equivalents of our favorite paring knives to the test.
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Grapefruit Knives
Published: March 2015
Grapefruit Knives
Grapefruit knives are designed to section the pulp by hugging the walls and memb…
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Carbon-Steel Knives
Published: November 2014
Carbon-Steel Knives
Carbon-steel enthusiasts have long considered these knives sharper and more dura…
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Shun Professional Electric Whetstone Knife Sharpener
Published: May 2012
Shun Professional Electric Whetstone Knife Sharpener
It was twice the price of our favorite electric knife sharpener, but could it pe…
Vegetable Cleavers
Published: November 2011
Vegetable Cleavers
It won't replace your all-purpose Western chef's knife, but if you chop a lot of…
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Knife Block Sets
Published: November 2011
Knife Block Sets
Nine pieces of matching cutlery, plus a block for easy storage? It could be a ba…
Toss and Chop Salad Scissors
Published: September 2011
Toss and Chop Salad Scissors
This odd-looking pair of large kitchen shears, sports dual spring-loaded curved…
Lettuce Knives
Published: July 2009
Lettuce Knives
Does this knife deliver on its promise to prevent lettuce from turning brown aft…
Knife Guards
Published: September 2007
Knife Guards
In a crowded drawer, our favorite guard will keep your knives safe.
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Butter Measuring Knife
Published: January 2007
Butter Measuring Knife
If you've been annoyed by improperly wrapped sticks of butter—or unmarked blocks…
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Electric Knives
Published: October 2017
Electric Knives
Motorized cutlery may seem like a 1960s artifact, but we found one newer model t…
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Oyster Knives
Published: May 2012
Oyster Knives
The right one can make a difficult task a lot easier.
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Bagel Slicers
Published: March 2010
Bagel Slicers
If your confidence around serrated knives is questionable, a bagel slicing machi…
Cut-Resistant Gloves
Published: August 2019
Cut-Resistant Gloves
Cut-resistant gloves promise to protect your hands against injuries. Do they act…
6-Inch Chef’s Knife
Published: February 2019
6-Inch Chef’s Knife
This mini version of our favorite chef’s knife rated highly with our kid testers…
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Innovative Cutting Boards
Published: February 2012
Innovative Cutting Boards
New twists on traditional cutting boards promise to streamline food preparation.…
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