Showing off chef-like skills in the kitchen is always a crowd pleaser. With the right knife sharpener, there’s no reason why you can’t throw fabulous dinners at a moment’s notice. In fact, equipping any cooking space with the right tools can turn even the most amateur cooks into five star gourmet gurus. Find the cutlery set that fits your budget and your lifestyle, and learn to whip up meals like a pro. With so many wonderful options from the stars like Martha Stewart Collection, Emerilware and even Vera Wang Wedgwood, there’s no reason why anyone can’t become the family’s star chef, right at home.
Every single piece of cutlery—from the highest end knives to more mainstream versions—all require maintenance. The right knife sharpener will save a family time and money, because it will allow any cook to service and maintain his or her own tools. Invest in strong and sturdy cutting boards to ensure the longest possible lives for each knife in the drawer.
Tricky kitchen tasks like prepping a whole chicken or turkey, or baking and decorating award-worthy pastries calls for serious tools. Stainless steel kitchen shears will make most cutting jobs simple and quick, and even reduce the risk of blade slippage or injury behind the counter. Keep the blades sharp for the perfect cut every time.
Slicing the ideal piece of bread takes practice and patience. Of course, personal tastes tell us whether we prefer thin or thick French toast, and the ultimate bread knife will help us achieving it for years to come. The right serrated version will keep soft bread and pastries intact, while achieving the perfect slice.
No matter what a person’s cooking style—from strictly peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, to five-star dining—there’s a knife sharpener to make life in the kitchen easier. The right set of steak knives will delight the whole family, and eliminate the need for Mom or Dad to do all the cutting. Shop for a family-friendly set that the kids will be able to learn on, and save time and energy at mealtime. Browse through a variety of other helpful kitchen tools, and learn to be your own chef, right now at Macy’s.