Whether you are a foodie and love to cook or are just a regular human being who cooks regularly in their home, it is important to have the right tools to work with to make your kitchen experience better. A kitchen knife is one of the most used kitchen items. You need one to chop up your vegetables, dough, bread, and meats and even peel your vegetables. No one likes a blunt or ill-working kitchen knife and this is why we came up with the best kitchen knives in 2017 reviews. Read on to see our top picks and get yourself a new knife for your kitchen or even as a gift for someone who spends a lot of time in the kitchen. Remember that you do not have to go fancy to get a great kitchen knife.
10. Utopia Kitchen Stainless Steel 6 Piece Knives Set (5 Knives plus and Acrylic Stand)
This knife set is thing of beauty that comes with its own stand. The set contains 5 knives which include a chef’s knife, bread knife, paring knife, carving knife and utility knife. Additionally, the knives are made from one material(stainless steel) which means the handles will not disintegrate as you are chopping. Moreover, this happens to be many people’s pet peeve when it comes to knives.
9. MEGALOWMART Professional 14 Piece Stainless Steel Kitchen Knife Set with Wood Knife Block Stand
This knife set comes with a wooden stand which is is the most preferred stand type for most people. Sometimes, however, you won’t be able to know which knife you are pulling out unless you have a system of organization and have mastered it. But that’s too much work. The set includes 6 steak knives, a chef’s knife, a bread knife, a slicing knife, kitchen scissors, an all purpose knife and a knife sharpener. Additionally, it’s always great to have a knife Sharpener on hand.
8. T.J Koch Knife Set Block 15-Piece Stainless Steel Kitchen Knives with Chef Slicing Bread Utility Paring Steak Knives and Wooden Block Bamboo Cutting Board
This knife set comes with all the standard knives that are found in a block along with a sharpener and pair of scissors. You get a portable bamboo chopping board as a bonus, and at a great price. Besides, the steak knives are serrated for the best cut. Moreover, the handles on all the knives are ergonomically designed for grip as well as comfort.
7. Knife Set with Wooden Block 13 Piece – Chef Knife, Bread Knife, Carving Knife, Utility Knife, Paring Knife, Steak Knife, and Scissors
Another traditional block set, this one from Utopia provides the basic knives as well as a set of steak knives. The knives have been constructed from 420 grade stainless steel that will not rust or stain even on beet and Carrots which can stain your knife. As well as, the blades are wide on the larger knives, and they are not too thin or thick making sharpening easier.
6. Aicok 8-Inch Chef Kitchen Knife with Stainless Steel Razor Sharp Blade and Ergonomic Handle
This 8-inch beauty does not come as a set, and it doesn’t need to as you can use it for virtually anything. The blade and handle are one and made from the same material – stainless steel. However, the handle is covered with a plastic material so the steel doesn’t cut or hurt your hand as you are chopping. Additionally, it is versatile and if you want to have only one kitchen knife that you can use for almost anything then this is it.
5. LivingKit Stainless Steel Kitchen Knife Block Set Block 14 Piece For Home Cooking Culinary School Commercial Kitchen Wooden Block
This knife set comes with special tapered edge technology which makes it efficient to use and sharpen too. It’s handles are wooden, though they last a long time and will hardly detach from the blade. Besides, at £23 for the entire set including kitchen scissors and a sharpener, it is a great deal. Moreover, the knives are durable and long lasting.
4. Aicok Kitchen Knife Set (4-Pieces), German High Carbon Stainless Steel 8-inch Chef Knife and Carving Knife, 5-inch Utility Knife, 3.5-inch Paring Knife and 6-inch Peeler
This set comes with a chef’s knife, a peeler, a paring knife and a utility knife. It has a 100% money back guarantee if the set is not satisfactory, but you will never need to return it because it has been made with the best material and technology. The design is one of one piece which promotes cleanliness as bacteria doesn’t build up.
3. Stainless Steel Kitchen Knife Set – BONUS Sharpener – 6 Knives – Chef, Bread, Carving, Paring, Utility and Santoku Knife – Cutlery Sets – Multicolor
This is an excellent quality knife set that comes with chef’s, santoku, bread, carving, paring and utility knives. A Santoku knife is a Japanese knife that is becoming popular in the US and can be used for mincing, slicing, and chopping. This knife alone will make you want to buy this set, if not the bright stainless steel colors.
2. HomeHero 5-Piece Stainless Steel Sharpener and Block Kitchen Knife Set
This sleek knife set consists of 5 black stainless steel knives and has got to be the sports car of knives in terms of design. It does not disappoint when it comes to performance, either. Additionally, the finish of the knives has been done with laser technology to ensure a smooth finish which makes the cutting experience phenomenal.
1. Vremi 10 Piece Colorful Knife Set – 5 Kitchen Knives with 5 Knife Sheath Covers – Chef Knife Sets with Carving Serrated Utility Chef’s and Paring Knives – Colored Knife Set with Matching Color Case
This set has 5 knives which each has their storage container in the same color as the knife. It makes storage easy and the likelihood that it will cut you much less. An attractive feature that makes this number one on our list is the lightweight nature of the knives. This does not reduce the performance, however.
Hopefully, you have found a favorable knife or set of knives from the ones listed above. As you select a knife you need to consider certain factors such as use and usage. If you don’t need a set of knives, don’t buy one. But yourself a quality chef’s knife or santoku knife and buy the set of knives as a gift for someone instead. All of the knives listed above are made from the highest quality stainless steel and whichever one you use will work perfectly.