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Keep Knives Sharp: Five Recommendations from a Sharpening Service

August 15, 2019

Hiring a sharpening service can add up if you do not take proper care of your knives. Fortunately, it is easy to avoid dulling them too quickly. It just takes extra care and attention, in addition to learning some techniques. Here are five ways to keep your kitchen knives sharp in San Diego, CA: Learn to hone: The “sharpening” steel with your knife set is actually a honing steel. It works by realigning damaged blades and restoring their cutting power. While you only need to sharpen kitchen knives a few times a year (assuming you take care of them otherwise),... View Article

What’s the Difference Between Knife Sharpening and Honing?

August 1, 2019

Customers often visit our storefront stating they need knife sharpening when they actually require knife honing in San Diego, CA, and vice versa. It is apparent that there is some confusion on the differences here, and it does not help that many knife sets come with a “sharpening steel” when, in fact, that tool is used for honing. Here is an overview of these differences and how to tell when your kitchen knives could use some maintenance. Honing vs. Sharpening The tool that many amateur chefs call a sharpening steel is actually a honing steel. Knives become dull because the... View Article

Zen and the Art of Sharpening Knives

May 31, 2019

Have you ever manually sharpened a knife? For many, using a knife sharpener in San Diego, CA is a lost art. Electronic knife sharpeners have added new methods and have changed the world of knife sharpening forever. Still, traditional methods are available and are quite effective. They simply require a bit of knowledge about knives and some practice to develop the skill of using them. The following guide provides an overview of knives and how to keep them sharp. The Knife Knives are made of several distinct parts. To properly maintain your knives, it’s important to know what each part... View Article

What’s the Difference Between Honing and Sharpening Services in San Diego, CA?

May 2, 2019

Some words in the English language are interchangeable. Their meanings are similar enough that either word will suffice for most situations. Honing and sharpening are not two of those words! While many people use these terms interchangeably, they are actually quite different. Sharpening services in San Diego, CA involve a different process than honing knives. What exactly is the difference? Both the process and the goal of these terms are distinct. Here’s an overview of each. Sharpening vs. Honing Sharpening involves removing material from the blade of the knife. By grinding the knife’s edge against a sharpening tool, you take... View Article

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