WCCO TV Dec 2022

A New Year. A New You!

A few tips to make cooking with a knife more approachable in 2023. 

The cooking starts with food preparation and that's often with slicing and dicing.

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Three ways to hold a knife

One • Hammer (many start here).

Two • Pointed Finger (more control).

Three • Pinch (a middle ground).

Intro to Honing

One • Like the cooking shows (both hands in the air).

Two • Vertical (more stable).

Three • Lay it down on the counter (the most stable).

Cutting board paper towel trick

A damp paper towel under a board reduces board slide (increases friction).