Skip to main content
[activecampaign form=3]

how to choose a chef knife.

in this post and episode:

  • the only 2 knives you absolutely need.
  • typical choice is between German or Japanese, and which ones we recommend.
  • how to choose a knife.
  • where to go to get a knife.
  • about cutting boards.
  • food prep tips bonus.

subscribe to our podcast on Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | Overcast | Google Play

knives. . .

  • the only 2 knives you absolutely need are a
    • 8” – 10” chef knife or the largest you feel comfortable holding.
    • a small paring knife for smaller tasks.


remember to hone your knife skillz. . .

this is a great series of videos on how to use your chef knife properly.

get yourself a good cutting board. . .

  • get something large!
    • you want room to work.
    • we recommend this carving board.
    • small ones are fine for camping.
    • go big for kitchen!!!
  • we love this OXO carving board
    • soft, tapered handles.
    • double sided – can flip to prevent contamination.
    • durable, non-porous, odor-resistant.

bonus content? real food cooking and food prep tips!!!

an oldie but goodie!

Paul C. Tijerina

Paul C. Tijerina | BS MFT CPT NLP | Nutritional Therapist & ATAVIST Life Coach