Lamborghini, Maserati, Miyabi. While most will agree that they roll off the tongue easily, most would then sing the Sesame Street tune, “one of these things is not like the others, one of these things does not belong”. Well, two are Italian sports cars and recently introduced Henckels Miyabi is a line of Japanese knives. I will agree that they have some striking differences but they all are items that stand for extreme performance! Miyabi is a line of cutlery that is second to none when it comes to performance. These are the sharpest knives I’ve ever encountered and I’d venture to say you’ll feel the same way. The Miyabi 7000 series comes in 3 distinct categories: The 7000D, the 7000 Pro and the 7000MC. These knives are made in Japan under the supervision of German knife maker, Zwilling J.A. Henckels.
Made in Denmark, the CTX non-stick surface PFOA free, safe for your food and your family. It features a 5-ply hybrid technology — a fusion of layers of stainless steel and aluminum construction, along with a patented ceramic titanium surface. The exterior is brushed stainless steel, while the interior features ceramic titanium nonstick surface.
The Clef du Vin wine aging tool really does age wine! I was a bit skeptical (well, actually, VERY skeptical) when I saw it demonstrated at a show. It’s supposed to “age” a glass of wine by one year for every second you leave the key in the wine. I thought, “Yeah, right, like that’s going to happen”. But, stunningly, in 5 seconds the young red wine tasted like it had 5 more years of age on it!
Emile Henry Flame Top cookware is my favorite new line of cookware. I’ve always been a fan of cast iron cookware, but my new ceramic dutch oven has opened up a whole new world for me in my kitchen. My beautiful, yet highly functional blue Flame Top dutch oven is the most versatile, green-friendly cooking vessel in my pantry.
Note: LTD2 is no longer being manufactured, but All-Clad has introduced All-Clad HA1 cookware in 2016 featuring a hard-anodized look with a “commercial strong” exterior, nonstick interior, and is dishwasher safe.
All-Clad, the most popular brand of cookware around the globe, has introduced a new line of cookware called All-Clad LTD2. This new cookware collection is based on the original LTD line, but with new additional features including new d5 technology and dishwasher safe.
This month’s Sharp Pick is the recently introduced Wusthof Panini Knife. The knife features a sharp, serrated edge that is perfect for slicing through toasted breads while protecting the delicious meat inside. Like other Wusthof knives, it is forged from a single piece of steel and has in incredibly sharp, long lasting edge. The slightly off-set handle is designed to protect knuckles and provides optimal leverage during use. Available in Classic and Classic Ikon (shown) styles, you save $10 on the retail price of in the month of October.