Over the years I’ve had the pleasure of working with a plethora of charcoal varieties and brands. Of late I’ve come to the conclusion that Lump Charcoal is the way to go. I needed to dig a little deeper to figure out exactly which brands were best suited for my style and needs. Thus I came up with this fairly in-depth analysis of a few brands that I have used as well as some that I hadn’t up until now.
For starters, Mercer Culinary has really outdone themselves with their line of Genesis 7 inch Usaba knives. Both the smooth and granton edge versions of this knife offer superior quality and are immediately ready for the rigors of a commercial kitchen, yet practical enough for the home chef.
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Smoked brisket requires a certain level of precision on a few different fronts. Not only do you have to select the perfect brisket, you also have to smoke it with the right type of wood and for the right amount of time. Once your hardwork is complete you’ll definitely want to present your crowning achievement in proper fashion. That’s where the 14 inch slicing knife from Victorinox comes into play! Continue reading “Victorinox 14″ Slicing Knife – Review”