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KytoStat Bandages: Battlefield Technology for the Kitchen

“If you cut yourself, you are going too fast or you are not focused” Sara Moulton, Executive Chef Gourmet magazine, author of Sara’s Secrets for Weeknight Meals

I don’t cut myself often. But I am in commercial kitchens regularly, I have kids (one of whom the ER docs know by name), and I […]

Blade Show: Kramer Shun Collaboration

One of Bob Kramer’s gorgeous custom Damascus chef’s knives.

There were many highlights at the 2008 Blade Show in Atlanta, including dinner with Murray Carter and an intimate group of his colleagues and supporters. The biggest surprise of the show, however, was the announcement of Shun’s collaboration with […]

Starred Review in Publishers Weekly

“An Edge in the Kitchen” received a starred review in Publishers Weekly.

LIFESTYLE An Edge in the Kitchen: The Ultimate Guide to Kitchen Knives Chad Ward. Morrow, $34.95 (240p) ISBN 9780061188480 Though humans have been using knives for about two and a half million years, you’ll be hard pressed to find as succinct and complete […]

Coming Soon: Technique of the Week and more

Things are still perking along behind the scenes here at Edge in the Kitchen world headquarters. I’m told that the printing gnomes have nearly finished their jobs. The finished books should be coming off the presses today, well ahead of the June 10 on-sale date. I’m certain there will be Harry Potter-like […]

Blade Show in Atlanta, Kitchen Knife Nuts In PA

I’ve updated the News & Reviews page. In short, I’ll be at the Blade Show in Atlanta May 30 through June 1 and the East Coast Kitchen Knife Gathering June 20 – 22 in Pennsylvania. See the page for details. Hope to see you at one of the events!

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Ruhlman’s Kitchen Gear

Michael Ruhlman, author of The Elements of Cooking, has a short bit on his favorite kitchen gear. I like the way he thinks. We all have too much crap in our kitchens. I do agree with many of the comments, though. I would have a hard time getting along without my tongs.

Pricey Shun Mandolin Hits the Streets

Shun has been generating a lot of press lately (at least in the trade pubs) with background information and photos of its new mandolin. Here’s the press release —

2008 March — Kai Presents the Shun Pro Mandolin to the Marketplace

March 1, 2008, Tualatin, OR – It’s the ideal tool for swiftly slicing firm […]