Wusthof Pro vs Classic: In-depth Comparison (2022)

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How does the entry level and affordable but discontinued Wusthof Pro stack up against Wusthof’s flagship Classic family of knives? Does the Classic blow away the cheaper Pro or does the scrappy Pro hold its own against its much snobbier cousin? Quick Comparison Wusthof Pro vs Classic: The differences The Wusthof Classic was made for … Read more

Do Plastic Cutting Boards Dull Knives?

No, plastic cutting boards do not dull knives faster than other cutting boards. In fact, the type of plastic used, high-density polypropylene, has similar properties to soft wood, and it is gentle on your knives. Be sure to check the feel of the plastic, though. Very hard plastic can dull your knives. Sometimes plastic cutting … Read more

Is Vintage Corelle Lead-Free?

The short answer: no, you cannot be certain that vintage corelle is lead-free. It’s a little more complicated, though. Corelle is known to produce Vitrelle multilayer glass tableware that is currently lead-free. However, it was not certified lead free until 2005, and dishware produced before then may have very small amounts of lead present, particularly … Read more

Are Ceramic Knives Dishwasher Safe?

No, you should not put ceramic knives in the dishwasher. While technically they are dishwasher safe, it’s very likely that your ceramic knives will get damaged in the dishwasher. Ceramic blades are much more fragile than stainless steel, and will break in the jostling dishwasher. Honestly, no chef knives should be going in the dishwasher, … Read more