Ultimate Kitchen Knife Guide on Plating Pixels. Best knives to use in the kitchen. What each knife is for, how to use knives, and how to maintain kitchen knives. utility, kitchen, santoku, slicing/carving, paring, boning/filet, cleaver, and bread knife. - www.platingpixels.com
Know how to use your knives...I am so glad I have had chef training. Doesn't mean I get careless and sometimes don't rock the blade or use an inappropriate knife. I paid for it a few years ago and really cut my hand badly. KNOW YOUR KNIVES! And keep them sharpened...a dull knife is very dangerous.
One of just three that excelled at cleanly slicing tomatoes, the Wüsthof Classic 8-Inch ($120, amazon.com) is also expert at slicing and chopping onions, cutting up carrots, and neatly creating thin ribbons of basil. - GoodHousekeeping.com