Recently, we've been hearing a lot about the importance of knife care.
Last week, The New York Times went deep on the value of basic knife skills. It informed us about how important a sharp knife is, how it can reduce our workloads, and how, used properly, it can even make our food better. However, it never touched on what type of knives we should be using.
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For many people, the chef's knife is the quintessential kitchen tool. And they are amazing. They're incredibly versatile and can do a lot of different jobs in the kitchen, whether cutting raw meat, chopping herbs, or even slicing a small homemade pizza. But there's another type of knife that deserves some love, too, and it happens to be my current obsession: The vegetable knife.