So you've finally stocked your kitchen with the best knives you could afford and that's great. But are your knives sharp enough?
Master bladesmith Bob Kramer has a few tips for you in this video by Zwilling J.A. Henckels. Bob begins his tutorial by saying ''People are always asking me: what is sharp and how do I get there?'' His tips are simple: a sharp knife should easily cut through carrot tops, tomatoes, onions and paper.
Watch the video below to see how easy it is to test your knives sharpness. If you need more knife 101, check out our handy infograph on how to use knives.
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