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The finer points of knives

(article, Culinate staff)

On his eponymous blog, David Lebovitz recently posted a lengthy rumination on kitchen knives: which ones to buy and why, as well as how to care for and sharpen them. Most useful tip out of many? His ban on dishwashers:

bq.Never, ever run knives through the dishwasher. Not only can they bang together, which damages the blade, but the heat of the machine causes the metal to expand and contract, which affects the blade as well.