I bought the blue knife as Christmas gifts for my 3 sisters and my mom, from meh about 2 years ( ish) ago. Unbeknownst to them at the time, I had slit my thumb on that nice blue knife while I was handling it in the sink after chopping up some mushrooms. You know, went to wipe off the knife after wiping off mushroom pieces, and whish, sliced my thumb.
About a week or so after Christmas, all 4 of them…bandages on fingers. I wasn’t sure if it was caused by the mandolin slicer, the " hot pot" or the blue knife…but at least our lack of skill with said blue knife runs in the family. Lol.
@Michaelforman other than the handle maybe I don’t think they’re plastic, they’re most likely stainless steel.
Now, I couldn’t guess quality if they’re good or not. My favourite chef’s knife is actually a fairly inexpensive faberware that is a similar colour to the blue one here. Sharpens nicely and cuts better than the $100+ knives I have.
@OnionSoup I use serrated knives for bread and meat, especially partially frozen meat. And tomatoes. These have really big serrations, not like steak knives. I use my Jaimie Oliver knives for everything else. I should really learn how to sharpen those.
/giphy Jaimie Oliver knife
Purchased 3 sets a few years ago on MEH. I use them every day and since they’re sheathed, they’ve remained a really good set of knives. There is a specific sharpener for the serrated knives which will be helpful. Google it. Unless you’re wanting to spend big $$$, these knives will be an asset in your kitchen.
@2many2no I have them, have been using them for a while (long enough to forget how long), and nothing has flaked off. They’ve maintained their sharpness and if one started to get weird now, I would have considered it a good run. Oh, I run them through the dishwasher. I have “good” knives I can’t do that with. These are my lazy knives. I consider this deal worth it.
@Kidsandliz Not sure how I feel about a knife sharpener being more than the knife itself.
I have 2 old knifes I got at auction years ago. They must have been butcher knives as half the width has been sharpened away. They’re good knives.
I’m gonna go with this set and if I get a year or so out of them that will be fine.
This was Anthony Bourdain’s favorite ‘starter’ knife https://www.amazon.com/Global-G-2-inch-Chefs-Knife/dp/B00005OL44
I’m definitely not spending that much.
So I was thinking… when Mossack Fonseca said that you should go after the knife factory instead of the guy who stabs his language was colorful without using colorful language? Panama again? So strange Meh!