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Old 07-19-2007, 03:33 PM   #11
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Wow, I must say the forged set for $ 35 is tempting... but as Caine suggested, they were probably forged by a nine year old kid.

According to Cook's Illustrated, the best performing 8" knife they tested is the Forschner Victorinox ($ 35), they also recommend the Wusthof gourmet cook knife ($ 50) and MAC chef knife ($ 48).

You always need a really good knife in your kitchen, you never know when your mother in law will show up unannounced LOL
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Old 07-19-2007, 03:35 PM   #12
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That Gunther sets looks great!

They're all pretty. Be sure the one you buy is also comfortable.
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Old 07-19-2007, 04:07 PM   #13
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Now that is a gorgeous set of knives. The only thing I donít like is the Chefís knife is too pointed and doesnít have as much of a rounded blade at the tip like mine (and many other styles) do. I like a more rounded tip as it facilitates a rock-and-chop type movement for herbs, veggies, etc. Not saying you canít do that with a more pointed blade like this, but I prefer more of a curve. Still, very good looking set!
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