How To Sharpen A Knife: A Good Demonstration

Even though I am not much more than a glorified home cook (if that), I know one indisputable fact: sharp knives are a kitchen essential!  It’s amazing how often people ask me for a lesson (or in fact if I would sharpen their knives for them).  Thankfully, I was smart enough to know better than to touch another persons cutlery!

That said, I have always spent time practicing and honing my technique at with my Henckels.  I found this great video over at Gourmet.com that demonstrates one of the many ways you can increase your chances of losing a digit!  It’s a short, but effective demonstration!  For those of you that want to explore this a little further … read up over at Atlanta Cuisine.  Having a pro take your babies for a little bit is well worth the investment.

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