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If you love your knives, you probably already know the basics: Have them sharpened regularly. Keep them out of the dishwasher. Don't leave them in the sink. Dry them before storing them. But hold on a sec—just where are you storing those essential kitchen tools? Finding the right home for your knives is more than just a question of kitchen organization. The right knife storage can help your knives stay sharper longer—and help your kitchen look sharper, too.
The cutting hand, which grips the knife, has the star turn, but the other hand is an important supporting player. That helping hand holds, nudges and stabilizes the ingredient being cut, to maximize safety and efficiency.
Keeping a sharp edge on your blade is important for your own safety. Compensating for a dull edge by applying additional force to finish a cut is where serious injuries can occur. If the knife blade is unexpectedly freed from what you are cutting, there is often an ongoing momentum that can slash you.
Figuring out which types of knives to add to your kitchen is one of the most important parts of the process, but in finding the right knives in each category there are a number of other factors it’s important to consider.
This chunky summery salad is quick to make and packed with protein. With a GI of 45, this meal is high protein, low GI and provides 374 kcal per portion.