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3.62  ·  Rating details ·  34 ratings  ·  7 reviews

Get a knife that's balanced and weighted for you. There's no reason you shouldn't get fitted for a knife the way you get fitted for . . . a dress, a suit, or a pair of skis." -Tom Douglas, Seattle chef and restauranteur

Sur La Table's Knives Cooks Love focuses on some of the most versatile tools in the kitchen-knives. Knives Cooks Love offers instructions on how to buy and

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Hardcover, 192 pages
Published October 21st 2008 by Andrews McMeel Publishing
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Eric Bridges
Oct 21, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: food-literature
For anyone that cooks even just occasionally, there's some basic information that should be known about knives: how to tell if they are sharp, how to store them properly, how to sharpen them, etc. Even the most basic book about knives should contain all of that. It's when you get beyond those things that you can tell if a knife book is worth its weight.

And this book fails to do so. It's worth a read if you know nothing about knives, but it would probably be a better idea to invest the time in a
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Patrick Bair
Dec 31, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: cooking-food
A thoroughly enjoyable and informative read. Beautifully illustrated and well written, with recipes to complete discussions of basic knife techniques and offer practice opportunities. While no substitute for an in-person class or a more extensive book on knives and knife skills, this book is a valuable introduction nevertheless for anyone interested in food and cooking.
Betsy Dion
Apr 23, 2010 rated it really liked it
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Beautiful pictures, interesting info about knife history, good tips on maintaining knives. Some of the recipes look worth trying as well. Now I just need to buy a honing steel...
Lindsey
Nov 03, 2009 rated it really liked it
As kitchen books go, this one is a must-read for anyone who wants to learn more about cutlery.
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Edward
Dec 30, 2010 added it
Excellent book. It is coffee table in layout but has plenty of good advice. Should be on every serious cooks bookshelf.
sayguh
Jul 16, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Great book if you want to learn about knives for cooking
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Diane Morgan is an award-winning cookbook author, freelance food writer, culinary instructor, and restaurant consultant. She is the author of 14 cookbooks and has been involved in the world of food for more than 25 years. Diane has been a regular contributor to the Los Angeles Times food section and has written for Bon Appetit, Fine Cooking, Cooking Light, among others. She has appeared on NBC's T ...more