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Best Kitchen Knives

Updated on December 4, 2014

What are the Best Kitchen Knives?

Any good chef knows how important it is to work with a high quality set of knives in the kitchen. A professional knife set makes your job easier and will therefore make you a much better cook. A high quality knife set will be properly weighted so it feels good in your hands and the knives should hold their edge over time.

A sharp knife is also actually a safer knife as well because it is less likely to slip over meat or vegetables and cut your hand.

Many people thing that a good quality knife set will cost a pretty penny. But that isn't true. A good set of cutlery doesn't have to be expensive.


How to Choose a Knife Set

When buying a knife, there are a few things you need to consider before buying.

  1. Comfort - It is important that the knife feels good in your hand.
  2. Balance - A good knife will not have more weight on one end or the other.
  3. Brand - Is the knife made by a company your trust?
  4. Customer Reviews - I like to read reviews over at Amazon or on other search engines about any specific product before I buy.

Top Chef by Master Cutlery 9 Piece Knife Set

Top Chef 9 Piece Knife Set

This page has a list of the most popular and best rated knife sets. My personal favorite it the Top Chef 9-Piece Knife Set including Wood Butcher's Block.

This Top Chef set is perfect if you want a knife sets with a block and a sharpener. This 9 piece knife set is of very high quality and are terrific to work with when cooking.

Top Chef Knife Sets

Saber Knives Good Qualtiy

Saber Knives are another good brand of knives. They are a good value for the money.

Saber F-11 Working Chef Knives

The Saber F-11 Working Chef Knives with Chefs Knife Bag is a professional grade knife set (made of German steel) that is perfect for any chef because it is so affordable..

Ginsu Knife Sets

Ginsu Knife sets remain one of the most popular brands as they are well known for never needing sharpening.

Ginsu Knife Set Review

Ginsu 14-Piece Stainless Steel Knife Set with Block

Knives Made of high carbon Japanese stainless steel. Double serrated edges mean blades never need sharpening.

14-Piece Stainless Steel Knife Set comes with a hardwood storage block to keep knives safe and organized.

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Do you own a set of Chefs Knives?

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    • CornellMarCom LM profile image

      CornellMarCom LM 4 years ago

      Great lens. A lot of good information and a wide variety of knives to decide from.

    • kerryhrabstock profile image

      kerryhrabstock 4 years ago

      I have Cutco, which are only sold thru a Cutco representative. But you have some lower cost alternatives here that are worth a try.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I have no a set of chefs knives yet. But I am interested to have it. Nice lens. Thanks you.

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      whodiesinthenew 5 years ago

      Great selection! Thanks!

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      jimmyworldstar 5 years ago

      I like the storage block for the knives. I don't own a lot of knives except a cleaver and some generic serrated knives. I'll have to check these out, thanks!

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      Deb Kingsbury 5 years ago from Flagstaff, Arizona

      I have some great Ginsu knives I've had for years. They were a wedding gift, and I use them almost daily.

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      Paul 5 years ago from Liverpool, England

      I own several partial sets - the small knives tend to join forces with biros and make a bid for freedom.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 5 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      I need to do some cleaning out and start all over again with my kitchen knives. These look great.

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      kimbesa 5 years ago from USA

      Only one or two, but I could use a few more. Thanks for this showcase!

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      Sojourn 6 years ago

      I've never really had a good set of chef's knives and while I would never quality as a "chef" by any stretch of the imagination, I do make dinners, have to trim meat, and still chop my veggies by hand. Might be time for a great set of knives for my kitchen. Great selection!

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      Peggy Hazelwood 6 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      Great selection of knives here. A good knife is important.

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      termit_bronx 6 years ago

      No, we have some other, but probably this one is better :)

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      Showpup LM 6 years ago

      I have a nice set I got off an infomercial. Not sure on the brand. LOL These that you've featured here look a lot nicer.