LFM Knife Series

How To Sharpen a Knife With a Steel

Thanksgiving has come and gone and we’ve spent several days feasting on leftovers. But after all that turkey carving, chances are that your knives aren’t quite as sharp as they used to be.  No one wants to work with a dull knife, so as the next post in the LFM Knife Series I asked the […]

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Fillet, Chef’s, and Paring Knife Tests—The quest to pick out a knife that works for you.

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Have you voted yet today? You can vote once every day between now and December 31st! Help me win the title of favorite Crescent Cook and be entered for the chance to win $5,000! (See more voting details at the end of this post.)* Oh, and y’all better be entering our awesome Food Ninja Contest […]

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The Cutting Edge: How to Choose a Knife

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*News: The past week has been a busy one for this little blog!  Last week I was interviewed on Tasty Kitchen.  If you’d like to hear about some of the strange things I’ve eaten, or read the story about one of my kitchen disasters, go read the interview.  Yesterday CNN’s Eatocracy featured La Fuji Mama.  […]

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New West KnifeWorks Santoku Knife + A Giveaway!

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Using a good knife and acquiring good knife skills can actually make your food taste better.  Using a bad knife or poor skills can damage the texture of the item you are cutting, or cause it to loose moisture.  Because of these issues, I’m starting a new knife series here on LFM where I will […]

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