There is nothing as annoying as dragging your sorry ass to the kitchen to prepare a meal after a day’s hassle at work only to meet a blunt knife that won’t cut even the top cover of an onion.
Buying a good knife may be last on your list, but there is so many things a great knife will do for you. It will slice your vegetables in a wink of an eye, chop your beef without effort and prepare your dinner a 100 times faster than you would with a bad knife.
Getting the best knives on a budget is no joke!
Every brand will tell you their knife is the best even if its handle breaks right after you take it home. Reading a good guide like this one will save you the hassle of searching for a knife and will get you a good knife for the money. Unless you are a chef, you don’t need an expensive knife. Here are best kitchen knives that are you’d buy if you hit the lottery. If you’re on a budget, here are a few inexpensive options that will still make you feel like a chef.
Wusthof 8-Inch cook’s knife $30
This knife was meant for the commercial kitchen, but for just $30, you you can enjoy it in your kitchen too. This simple but sturdy knife will do wonders for you. It is tall and thin able to handle rough cuttings like boney meat and hard vegetable stems. It also has a rubber handle to facilitate quick choppings without feeling the pressure. All this is backed with rust-resistant steel that helps the knife last longer.
Victorinox 3.25 Inch Paring Knife $9
If you like singing along as you cook then this knife is your kitchen partner. It comes in bright colored handles to enhance your cooking fun. It is slim and light but super sharp.Its handle is also very comfortable. This knife is suitable for cutting fruits such as apples, oranges, mangoes etc.
Dexter-Russell Bread Knife $16
A kitchen is not complete without a bread knife. This knife will glide through any loaf of bread. It extends to also slice some vegetables like tomatoes. It is sharp sturdy and a little bit heavy. Its sharpness can be trusted to last longer like the expensive knives used in big restaurants.