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  1. thenewguyaround

    Perfect sized Petty or Bunka knife.

    Hello Cheftalk, I have been recently shopping for a new Petty or Ko-Bunka Knife and was wondering what you guys will think will be better out of those 2 types of knives and what size do you think is best, I will be using it for a lot of meat trimming and small veggie cutting (things like...
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    What knives a home cook should own.

    After reading all the stuff you guys put I think I will go with a Petty for my next knife after really thinking what I cook, i'm between getting a Yoshihiro Blue Steel Petty or Shun VG0016 Petty.
  3. thenewguyaround

    What knives a home cook should own.

    I recently got a nice 7in Santoku and wondering what everyone thinks every chef should own for there basic home knives, I will be purchasing one more in the near future and wonder if you guys think I should be getting a 135/150mm Petty knife or get a 210/240mm Gyuto to accompany my Santoku.
  4. thenewguyaround

    New Pan Sets

    Does the Tramontina pans warp at all? After reading some reviews for a couple of the multiclad Cusinart ones people say they warp pretty quickly.
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    New Pan Sets

    In the next 2 - 3 months I will be getting a gas stove, in December I had a bad house fire so I need to replace all pans that were non stick and such, I do actually have I believe a 12in all clad frying pan so may go with your suggestion of getting all the pans separate, all clad is a bit...
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    New Pan Sets

    Home Chef here needing to buy a whole new set of pans, not sure if I should be getting a set of Non Stick or Stainless steel, only pans I have left currently is a couple cast irons. If I were to go non stick will  most likely get the costco brand ones and if I go with stainless steel will go...
  7. thenewguyaround

    Looking for a new Japanese Knife.

    There gonna have a nice steel with it, when I sharpen my other knives i'll send them along and decided on the Wusthof Grand Prix ll set since they decided it would be ok to get less but better knives.
  8. thenewguyaround

    Looking for a new Japanese Knife.

    Sorry for the long wait,  these are the only current photos I have, it's a 7in Santoku, forgot the maker, think it was Yoshihiro, and curious does anyone happen to have a recommendation for a decent knife set for around 100 - 200 dollars that is not to bad for new cooks? Need to get a new set...
  9. thenewguyaround

    Looking for a new Japanese Knife.

    I went to the knife shop today and ended up getting a Damascus steel Santoku after looking at many it felt the best and the people highly recommended it for new Japanese knife users as a use friendly knife that can be easy to learn sharpening and doesn't break to easy, they said it does actually...
  10. thenewguyaround

    Looking for a new Japanese Knife.

    I have a knife shop in my town that whetstone sharpen knives for 5 bucks and I may take there lessons since they offer them I believe to learn how to sharpen the knives myself.
  11. thenewguyaround

    Looking for a new Japanese Knife.

    I actually really like how that knife is and will most likely get that one since it is a starter Japanese Knife but curious if there is a big difference between the oval handle and the octagon handles, is one more comfy or is it a sort of preference thing and curious what is so special damascus...
  12. thenewguyaround

    Looking for a new Japanese Knife.

    Sorry for the very late reply,I have a budget of around 150$ and below, I have been thinking very highly of getting one of these 2 knives currently,  , 
  13. thenewguyaround

    Looking for a new Japanese Knife.

    Hello Chef Talk, I am no professional chef but I do cook a lot and enjoy really nice knives that don't break a wallet, I am currently looking for a Japanese Knife and wanted to hear your guys opinion about a couple i'm looking at, I have been looking at the Tojiro Black Finished Shiro-ko Kasumi...
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