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Hollow Santodu knives really don't stick??

Posted by thirtyall (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 16, 07 at 11:47

How do you like your hollow Santoku knives?
Do those air pockets really work? food will not stick on blades when you cut them?


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RE: Hollow Santodu knives really don't stick??

Thirtyall,

I believe, as do others who are actually in the cooking professions, that this is a fad, pushed by that tsunami Rachel Ray. And that's not to say that I don't approve or her, she's actually a favorite of mine and I marvel at her talents, but sometimes she says weird - and unfortunately incorrect - things.

She uses these Santoku-type knives, supposedly so that food won't adhere to the blade sides. I have one (it was a gift) and veggies stick anyway.

Save your money, or try one of the inexpensive Victorinox knives as a best buy (reference in the April issue of The Atlantic for a review).

Here is a link that might be useful: The Atlantic magazine


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RE: Hollow Santodu knives really don't stick??

The grooves help when slicing. Not perfect, but helpful. Santokus also available without the grooves. I regard my 8" as one of my favorites more for its particular weight, feel, and balance than for the grooves.


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RE: Hollow Santodu knives really don't stick??

I'm another fan, even though foods still stick. Maybe it's because I never had chef training, but for most things I find it easier to use than a chef's knife, or for that matter almost any other type of knife.


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