Kuhn Rikon Melon Knife, 11 inch : With extra-sharp scalloped serrations and balanced control, this Kuhn Rikon watermelon knife is the premier choice for perfect slices. The long blade and wide spine slices entirely through the width of large melons. Japanese high-carbon stainless-steel provides instant release with smooth, nonstick coating and "seed" cutouts preventing friction. Retains a superior-cutting edge to halve or quarter slices for garnishes. The ergonomic handle on this watermelon knife helps maintain even pressure for firm control penetrating thick rinds. Safety sheath for easy storage and transport. 11" blade. Dishwasher-safe. Superior in design, this extra-sharp watermelon knife is the result of outstanding design by Kuhn Rikon, leaders of innovative, functional kitchen tools for over 70 years. Product Features Slices rind effortlessly and releases easily for fast, precise melon prep Long blade slices entirely through the width of large melons Japanese high-carbon stainless-steel provides instant release with smooth, nonstick coating and "seed" cutouts preventing friction Ergonomic handle to maintain even pressure penetrating thick rinds Retains a superior-cutting edge to create half or quarter slices Sheath for safe transport and storage Kuhn Rikon is known for outstanding design, functionality and dependability and is one of the most respected kitchen/restaurant manufacturers in Europe.
Jaz Cool Touch Oven Rack Guards : Protect your hands, arms and forearms from accidental brushes with fiery hot racks. Jaz Cool Touch Oven Rack Guards are made of Nomex, the same material developed for firefighters and race car drivers to shield skin from extreme temperatures. Oven Rack Guards snap onto front rails of racks easily. When you're baking multiple batches of cookies, rolls, or sliding in a casserole dish, you'll appreciate the instant protection provided by these extra-long shields. Machine-washable. 18"L x 2 1/2"W. Product Features Cool Touch Oven Rack Guards protect you from oven burns Made of Nomex, the same material developed for firefighters and race car drivers Snap onto standard oven racks Remain on racks between oven uses Heat-resistant to 500 degrees F
These perform exactly as advertised. They snap on and off for easily installation and removal. I am giving several sets as gifts to the cooks I know.
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Wusthof Gourmet Hollow Edge Nakiri, 7-in.
Wusthof Gourmet Hollow Edge Nakiri, 7-in. : The Nakiri Gourmet Hollow-Edge Knife that chops and slices vegetables, fruits and meats with record speed and unprecedented precision. Unlike any other blade on the market, the edge is angled on both sides for quickest, easiest slicing and chopping of vegetables. Hollow edge ensures vegetables won't cling to the blade. The qualities of a santoku knife and versatility of a Japanese cleaver are refined with a balanced blade that is 30% sharper and holds its edge 30% longer than ordinary Asian-style blades. Triple-riveted full tang handle for superior balance and maneuverability. Slices meats deli-thin for sandwiches, creates strips for stir-frying and fajitas and quickly trims uniform pieces for stews and soups without sticking to the blade. This is the knife every seasoned chef will rely on in the kitchen. Precision-stamped blade made of high-carbon stainless-steel. Hand wash. 6 3/8"L blade. Made in Germany. Lifetime manufacturer warranty. Product Features Balanced precision-stamped blade is specially angled for 30% sharper performance High-carbon, stainless-steel blade lasts 30% longer than ordinary Asian-style blades Dual-angle edge allows quick, precise, slicing, chopping and cubing Cuts paper thin vegetable slices for salads, juliennes for casseroles and stir-frying, quickly cuts vegetable chunks for stews Slices and releases deli-thin meat, strips or uniform chunks Hollow edge ensures ingredients won't cling to the blade Ergonomic, polypropylene handle fits either hand for firm control Triple compression-riveted handle for strength Handmade in Germany since 1814, Wusthof cutlery is prized by the world's top chefs
PostedNovember 9, 2010
This is a great knife, and since I was able to buy it discounted, a great value.