Cangshan TC Chef’s Knife Review

Header image for are in-depth review of the 8 inch Cangshan TC chef knife. It is shown her surrounded by orange slice it has just cut.

It’s Heavy, but It Has a Good Western Blade and a Cool Handle The main idea behind the TC chef’s knife concept was to create something that feels thin but still has the toughness of a western style kitchen knife. It’s definitely tough, but I’m personally at odds with the way it feels. The handle …

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Misen Chef Knife Review

The Misen 8 inch chef knife with a blue handle on a wooden cutting board.

A Tough Capable Chef Knife That Almost Lives Up To The Marketing Hype Direct to consumer knife company marketing tends to be fairly hyperbolic. I assume this is because they can not depend on the promotional efforts of their resellers, so they really talk the knives up in the limited marketing real-estate available to them. …

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Enso HD 6.5 Inch Santoku Knife Review

Header image for an in-depth, hands on review of the Enso HD Santoku knife showing the knife on a cutting board next to a red bell pepper.

The Hybrid Japanese Knife Power Cutter We usually associate the term “Japanese cutlery” with delicacy, but the Enso HD Santoku pushes that assumption a little. Enso knives are part of the Yaxell brand. There’s something about the name Enso being specific to some vendor or other. I don’t completely understand the distinction, but I do …

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