Kitchen Gift Ideas for your Valentine!

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching so don’t wait until the last minute to get your gift. In the event that you just don’t know what to get for your Valentine, we offer the following suggestions:

Chef's Choice Heart-Shaped Waffle MakerYou might think to offer your sweetheart a sweet heart. The Chefs Choice Heart Shaped Waffle Maker is a nice gift. If your Valentine is more traditional the other waffle makers make a sweet gifts as well.

Sharp picks! Wusthof 4.5 inch Chef’s Knives on Sale for May

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Wusthof cutlery on sale for May 2011: Classic and Grand Prix II 4.5 inch chef’s knives!

Here at MetroKitchen.com, each month’s “sharp picks” include two or more Wusthof knives that are on sale at a special price for a limited time. May’s sharp picks are the Wusthof Classic 4.5 inch chef’s knife and the Wusthof Grand Prix II 4.5 inch chef’s knife. Each line has its own special features. Let’s compare the two!


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Sharp picks! Wusthof Boning Knives on Sale for April.

Wusthof cutlery on sale for April 2011: 5-inch Classic and Classic Ikon boning knives!

Our “sharp picks” for each month are a pair of Wusthof knives on sale at a bargain price. This month we’ve got the Wusthof 5-inch Classic boning knife and the Wusthof Classic Ikon boning knife. Let’s take a look at each one and see what’s special about each model.

Wusthof Classic Ikon 5-inch Deboning Knife

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Sharp Picks on sale for March, 2011 – Wusthof Classic and Classic Ikon 4.5 inch Utility Knives

Quality knives for gourmet cooking at low prices:

Each month in 2011, we at MetroKitchen.com are offering two of our high-quality Wusthof knives at a great value. This month we’ve got the Wusthof Classic and Classic Ikon 4.5 inch utility knives on sale.

Wusthof Classic 4.5 inch sandwich knifeWusthof Classic 4.5 inch utility knife:

Our first knife of the month for March is this Wusthof Classic 4.5 inch utility knife, a great all-purpose knife. Many call it a sandwich knife because it’s made for ordinary cutting tasks, like splitting a sandwich. It’s essentially the same shape as a slicer, but it’s shorter for more ease and comfort. This knife’s perfect for slicing small vegetables, such as carrots or celery, and cutting boneless meat, such as grilled chicken breast.

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Wusthof Panini Knife Review | Sharp Pick for October

Wusthof Panini KnifeThis 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.

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Wusthof Tomato Knife – Wusthof’s Sharp Pick for September

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Today we’re introducing our Wusthof Sharp Picks feature, which will profile special prices on select Wusthof knives for the month.  A great way to introduce this new feature is with the Wusthof Tomato knife.

If you’ve ever used a paring knife to slice a tomato, you know how sometimes you can end up squishing it a bit while trying to get the blade to pierce the skin.  It’s not that the knife is dull, one assumes, but that skin is a little tough to get through. [Read more…]

Wusthof Classic Ikon 8 inch Chef’s Knife

Wusthof Ikon Knives

Every year there is some new gimmick knife that is supposed to replace all others. For my money, I prefer the Wusthof Classic Ikon 8 inch Chef’s knife. Why this particular knife? There are SO many reasons this is THE knife for me. First off it is truly an icon, truly classic in appearance. The lines are elegant and engaging. This knife will add to the aesthetics of any kitchen contemporary or traditional in design. [Read more…]