Hi everyone. I reviewed the CuisinArt Advantage 12-PC Knife Set (my apologizes for not posting sooner ).
That being said, I have to say …without sounding like a psycho…
The knives are really fun to use: Seriously. For the longest time, I needed a set of knives–knives that actually cut something! The set of knives that I had were my husband’s before he became my husband, which was over 10 years ago. And those knives needed to be replaced.
So, finally after all these years I said, I am going to buy a really nice set of knives — as simple as that.
The CuisinArt Advantage 12-PC Knife Set comes with six knives and the knives come with six knife covers ( 6+6= 12). The knives and their covers come in an array of cool colors which serve appealing to the eyes and also for safety, to lessen the likely hood of cross contamination.
Paring Knife: The paring knife is blue.
The paring knife is a dream. Small in stature but gets the job done without taking off too much of the “meat” off of the veggies and fruit. **I used kiwi fruit for the paring knife demo**.
Utility Knife: This knife is indigo.
For the utility knife demo, I took a box and cut it with the utility knife. Needless to say, it works fine–sharp and doesn’t snag.
Santoku Knife: This knife is green.
I am not a knife connoisseur so I am just now learning about the different types of knives and what they are called and used for; such as the Santoku knife, which originated in Japan.
The name “santoku” means “three virtues”. Using this knife was fairly easy. I found that it was extremely light weight, even in comparison to using the paring knife.
Bread Knife: This knife is yellow. I made a video of the epic slicing of the bread, however I was having a few issues with the resolution size, so I took a screenshot.
This knife was literal butter for bread (pun intended), meaning it cut effortlessly.
Slicing Knife: This knife is red. I used this knife to slice some grass fed beef — just ground hamburger, but the knife was easy to handle and use.
Chef Knife: This knife is purple. Like the Santoku knife demo, it was used to slice up mushrooms and cherry tomatoes to bake in the oven — of course the Chef knife did a fine job.
You can get this Cuisinart Advantage 12-PC Knife Set on Amazon. It is a really nice, purposeful and stylish set that is truly affordable, in my humble opinion, for almost everyone!
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