September 13. 2018.
Kitchen Knife

Five Fast Facts About the Santoku Knife

Loosely translating as “three virtues” or “three uses,” the word “Santoku” refers to the knife’s three specialties: slicing, mincing and dicing. The Santoku Knife is a modern twist on the traditional Western chef’s knife. Elegantly styled, the Santoku is a chef’s knife reimagined for use in Japanese cooking. In the mid-1940s, the Japanese began to discover new styles of cooking popular in the West. As a result, they developed the Santoku knife, which was their own version of the Western chef knife. The Santoku design is shorter, lighter and thinner than a traditional Western chef’s knife, and it is more […]

May 26. 2018.
Kitchen Sharpening Stick

Which Sharpening Sticks are Right for Your Professional Kitchen?

Are dull knives the sore spot of your professional kitchen career? You’re not alone. Knives that are less than razor sharp are the bane of professional chefs everywhere. But luckily, there are many solutions on the market today to help you and your knives maintain your edge. Ceramic sharpening sticks and diamond sharpening sticks can transform your restaurant’s cutlery, and redefine the meaning of sharp.   How to choose the right sharpening sticks Sharpening sticks, also called honing rods, are a perfect way to quickly refine the edge on a dull blade. They are classified on the Moh scale of […]

April 13. 2018.
Kitchen Knife Knife Sharpener

Commercial Knife Sharpeners or Professional Knife Sharpeners? Finding the Right Electric Knife Sharpener for You

Commercial Knife Sharpeners or Professional Knife Sharpeners? Finding the Right Electric Knife Sharpener for You. Top chefs know that kitchen safety is vital. According to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), sharp knives are crucial to maintaining wellbeing and safety during food prep. The simplest and most cost-effective way to keep your knives sharp is to ditch the costly sharpening services and keep it in-house. But in an industry of options, how can you know which electric knife sharpener is right for you and the safety of your kitchen staff? A commercial knife sharpener or a professional knife sharpener? Watch celebrity […]

March 11. 2018.

4 Top Kitchen Trends That Will Stand the Test of Time

Keeping up with the vast array of trending kitchen styles can be exhausting, but everyone wants to stay current in design as well as in functionality. Let’s face it, not too many of us want to use great grandma’s wallpaper or her icebox. But what looks good in a magazine may not be practical in our everyday lives, either. The modern kitchen is the hub of the home. It is where everybody hangs out, today’s de facto “family room.” The key to maintaining up-to-date design in this crucial space is to incorporate quality craftsmanship with distinctive features. HouseLogic.com, a solutions […]