This is one of the most asked questions of the MetroKitchen.com customer service team. “What is the difference between a chef’s knife and a santoku knife?” Here’s a quick summary of some basic differences between the shapes of a chef’s knife and a santoku knife so you can more easily choose the right one for your kitchen cutting and slicing tasks. [Read more…] about Chef’s Knives vs. Santoku Knives!
Seconds are fairly common, especially when the food is really good and you’re really hungry. But All-Clad “Seconds” are quite different. They are second quality products. At MetroKitchen we only sell first quality All-Clad that is shipped to us directly from the All-Clad factory in Pennsylvania.
All-Clad itself does sell “seconds” or “irregulars.” What are All-Clad seconds? Seconds are items that are flawed or don’t meet All-Clad’s standards. For example, the bottom may have a slight warp or the rim of the pan has a cut or rough edge. These seconds are marked on the handles with either an “s” or a a triangular mark. And, you’ll find this cookware at discount stores, usually at lower prices than the top quality, direct from the All-Clad factory that MetroKitchen offers. [Read more…] about About All-Clad Seconds or Irregulars
Is the Calphalon Unison Nonstick 12 inch Round Grill Pan as heavy as cast iron?
It’s not as heavy as cast iron but it has some weight to it. It’s a little over 4 lbs.
Is All-Clad Tri-Ply Stainless oven safe?
It is oven safe up to 500 degrees. Nonstick items are oven safe up to 400 degrees.
Which All-Clad products are induction compatible?
The following lines are induction compatible: Tri-Ply Stainless, Copper-Core, and d5 Brushed Stainless. These lines are not induction compatible: MC2 and C2 Copper Clad.
Will the Breville Boss Superblender grind flours from whole grains?
Yes, you can grind whole grains into flower with this blender.
Global Sai knives are the newest line of top-quality cutlery from the Global cutlery corporation. With a masterful design by famous industrial designer Komin Yamada, the quality of this knife line is comparable to the very best from other Japanese manufacturers, such as Shun. [Read more…] about Global Sai Knives Review
Picking a knife set isn’t complicated. The smaller sets mostly include knives that are essential for every kitchen. As the sets get bigger, they begin to include more and more knifes that are designed for very specific purposes.
Which foods do you eat most often? To pick the block set that will perfectly fit your needs, just look to your food. Every food that you prepare regularly should affect your decision. In this blog I’ll give some examples of types of knives that you should look for in a set based on the particular foods for which they are designed. [Read more…] about What Kind of Kitchen Knife Block Set Should I Buy?