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A Good Intro to Knives

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Okay, if you haven't heard of Alton Brown, I really advise spending some time discovering him. He's the kind of chef that really makes the process of learning fun. I'd love to have him as a teacher in the kitchen. While that is not to be, sadly, you can have him as a virtual teacher in your kitchen and that's where this video comes in:


While this video will not make you a master of the blade just by watching, what you can get from it is a sense of the basic concepts and an idea of what that dizzying array of knives (which would look good in my kitchen if anyone is interested in supplying) is intended for. It's also done in that friendly and comedic style that Alton Brown is famous for, so even if you already know watch anyways because it's fun. Many thanks to Alton Brown and Shun Knives for creating this video.

Now, having stated my lust for that selection of knives, you do not require all of those knives to be effective in the kitchen! As a must have set, you …