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Dear MetroKitchen: What is the difference between a boning knife and a fillet knife?

by Shaun February 16, 2012

  Boning knives are commonly used specifically for removing bones from meat while fillet knives are commonly used for removing bones and skin from meat, especially fish. There is some overlap as boning knives can be used for filleting and there are some all-purpose, boning/fillet knives.

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Dear MetroKitchen: What’s the purpose of John Boos Mystery Oil?

by Bobby July 19, 2011
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Dear MetroKitchen: What’s the purpose of John Boos Mystery Oil?  How often and when should I use it? John Boos Mystery Oil is used to keep wood from drying, cracking and warping.  You may apply Mystery Oil on any wood food preparation surface such as butcher blocks, cutting boards and counter tops.  Mystery Oil is […]

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Dear MetroKitchen: What are the Water Spots on my Stainless Steel Cookware?

by Shaun June 7, 2011

This is a first in a weekly series of questions we’ve received relating to products, maintenance, and care.  Enjoy! Dear MetroKitchen:  I have these weird spots on my stainless steel cookware that look like water spots.  I thought stainless steel was supposed to be just that, stainless.  What can I do to get rid of […]

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