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Old 05-08-2016, 09:42 PM   #31
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yes i know its a simple task. But there are two ways that i read where you use the tip only on the knife(handle is angle up a little)for pull cut and also where you use the full bade the belly and pull back till tip comes to the end. I dont see where I am over complicating this at all. Just a simple question which is better. Use only the tip of knife to pull back or belly of knife and tip? Or better yet ,explain to me how you do the pull cut when doing dice onions (parallel cuts which i am told are pull cuts)and even when making strips of items.
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Old 05-08-2016, 10:10 PM   #32
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"Pull cuts" aren't better, just an option. I rarely use pull cuts as the aren't as natural for me. Once you understand that cutting should be a slicing rather than a chopping motion, little else matters.

Do what's most comfortable for you. Knife skill videos are not what you MUST do. They just describe one way to do it.
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Old 05-08-2016, 11:46 PM   #33
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For Pete's sake Mumu just cut up the chicken. Enough is enough as always.
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Old 05-09-2016, 09:13 PM   #34
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REALLY KAYELLE, sorry if my questions upset you. First of all it is normal for people to ask questions when learning things. And also I do appr. all the help i get from people on this forum,reading and seeing things different ways and not knowing about the situation is very confusing. Better to ask people who know. Also thank you for posting your comment here instead of PM me. If you dont like my questions you know you could just ignore me.:)
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Old 05-09-2016, 09:30 PM   #35
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REALLY KAYELLE, sorry if my questions upset you. First of all it is normal for people to ask questions when learning things. And also I do appr. all the help i get from people on this forum,reading and seeing things different ways and not knowing about the situation is very confusing. Better to ask people who know. Also thank you for posting your comment here instead of PM me. If you dont like my questions you know you could just ignore me.:)
HONESTLY, MUMU. Of course it's normal to ask questions when learning. We're happy to answer questions. It does get tiresome when, as I said before, several people give you the same answers to your questions and it's never enough.

Have you watched any of the videos people have suggested, or practiced cutting chicken? How's it going? What are you making? What do your parents think of your progress? You said last year you were twelve years old, right?
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Old 05-09-2016, 09:37 PM   #36
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Mumu, your posting history clearly speaks for itself. Bless your little heart, as they say in the south, it just gets tiresome.
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Old 05-09-2016, 10:17 PM   #37
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Lets just say i am cooking up a storm. And getting better each day. With so many different ways to do things it does get confusing. The answers i get do seem the same but it is the way some of you say things that does not help me thats is why i ask again thinking maybe the next person might help with what they say. I and my parents do get upset when i get answers like above and prior,and have to again explain myself (that is tiring to us).
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Tiring to you? What about all the people who have responded countless times?

You could watch a million youtube videos and get a million of the same responses to your questions here, but nothing will help you more than getting in there with your knife, a chicken, doing it yourself, and seeing what works best for YOU.
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Lets just say i am cooking up a storm. And getting better each day. With so many different ways to do things it does get confusing. The answers i get do seem the same but it is the way some of you say things that does not help me thats is why i ask again thinking maybe the next person might help with what they say. I and my parents do get upset when i get answers like above and prior,and have to again explain myself (that is tiring to us).
Cooking up a storm? Great! Why don't you post in the dinner thread or some other thread that lets us know what you're up to? People do get tired of trying and trying to help someone who never seems to get it, keeps asking the same questions, doesn't express any appreciation (today is the first time) and doesn't participate on this site in any other way.
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Old 05-09-2016, 10:45 PM   #40
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EXCUSE ME I HAVE POSTED BEFORE HOW I APPR. YOUR HELP. Maybe you should re read some of the things. You can quit any time with all this. :)
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