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American Cooking and Technique for Beginners and Intermediates

Nogent Rambling

If you’re interested in a high-performance knife with an almost uniquely good profile, great handle, wonderfully retro look, and more than its share of history let me whisper one word into your ear.  Thiers-Issard Elephant Quatre Etoile Nogent.  Was that more than one word? I would have just called them Nogents but there is at […]

Hand American Stropping Kit — Some Preliminaries

Keith De Grau of Hand American was nice enough to help with the selection of equipment from Chef’s Knives To Go (Mark Richmond).   This is only a preliminary review, but I wanted to get something up to acknowledge their help. There are limits imposed by susceptibility to corrosion and “scratch hardness” to how well an […]