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by STPepper9
Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Staining CKTG Sayas
Replies: 20
Views: 569

Re: Staining CKTG Sayas

Its almost harder not to stain inside the pin hole.
by STPepper9
Thu Jan 02, 2020 11:28 am
Forum: Knife Knowledge, Skills, Technique and Care
Topic: Smashing/crushing garlic cloves?
Replies: 17
Views: 661

Re: Smashing/crushing garlic cloves?

When you use a san mai knife, be thoughtful about where are you put pressure, instead of using the handle to push down or slap, position the knife over the garlic and use your other hand in a fist and tap down directly above the garlic so you don’t cause lateral strain on the knife blade. If you do ...
by STPepper9
Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Staining CKTG Sayas
Replies: 20
Views: 569

Re: Staining CKTG Sayas

I have, I haven't noticed any problems. I wouldn't worry about damage to the saya as much as I would the possibility of trapping moisture inside of it and then storing a knife that is prone to rust. But that can be a concern regardless.
by STPepper9
Tue Dec 17, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Show your slip joints
Replies: 36
Views: 2722

Re: Show your slip joints

My first knife was apparently also my first Japanese knife. Go figure. I don't know anything about this other than it was given to me by my granddaughter in the 80's.
by STPepper9
Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS - Shibata Kotetsu R-2 Bunka 180mm - used three times
Replies: 10
Views: 648

Re: WTS - Shibata Kotetsu R-2 Bunka 180mm - used three times

Barashka wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:00 pm
This is an amazing deal for an amazing knife! GLWS!
+1
Fantastic knife
by STPepper9
Wed Dec 04, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS: twice-used Shibata Kashima R2 250mm Gyuto
Replies: 9
Views: 595

Re: WTS: twice-used Shibata Kashima R2 250mm Gyuto

The grain on that handle is fantastic.
by STPepper9
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thanksgiving Dinner
Replies: 15
Views: 525

Re: Thanksgiving Dinner

I put the apple tart on my menu today but instead of whipped cream it has a pear-rosemary sorbet.
by STPepper9
Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thanksgiving Dinner
Replies: 15
Views: 525

Re: Thanksgiving Dinner

Sounds great Jeff. I know most of you put me to shame on the home cooking front. We had roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, corn, cornbread, arroz con gandules, tostones, cranberry sauce.. apple streusel tarts & pumpkin pie with maple whipped cream and sugared cranberries. Oh, and mulled cider with whi...
by STPepper9
Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thanksgiving Dinner
Replies: 15
Views: 525

Thanksgiving Dinner

I'm curious what everyone made yesterday

Pics?
by STPepper9
Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Sharpening Advice
Topic: Your preferred stone progression
Replies: 34
Views: 1579

Re: Your preferred stone progression

SG 500 or King 800, SG 2000, SG 6000
by STPepper9
Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: WTS: Tanaka Nashiji Blue No. 2 240 gyuto with custom handle - SOLD!
Replies: 7
Views: 2009

Re: WTS: Tanaka Nashiji Blue No. 2 240 gyuto with custom handle

I think he's on the east coast of the US.
Buy with confidence. I've bought a couple knives from jbart and he's always gotten them shipped promptly and packaged well.
by STPepper9
Sat Nov 23, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: For sale: Lucas Gumbiner 260mm honyaki gyuto
Replies: 9
Views: 704

Re: For sale: Lucas Gumbiner 260mm honyaki gyuto

Beautiful! GLWS
by STPepper9
Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hilarious Restaurant Review
Replies: 4
Views: 259

Re: Hilarious Restaurant Review

I can see both sides to that argument, obviously the person who wrote the review is not a fan of the things that the restaurant was aiming for. The person being disappointed is not wrong for not enjoying their experience, nor (in my opinion), is the restaurant beholden or capable of satisfying every...
by STPepper9
Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hilarious Restaurant Review
Replies: 4
Views: 259

Re: Hilarious Restaurant Review

The customer is always right, even when they're wrong.

I have a couple of these postcards tucked away somewhere. The bone marrow is actually quite good.

https://www.eater.com/2011/2/16/6696737 ... a-postcard
by STPepper9
Tue Nov 19, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Show us your new handle
Replies: 278
Views: 49347

Re: Show us your new handle

Nicely done
by STPepper9
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Black Friday/Cyber Monday Wish Lists
Replies: 147
Views: 5957

Re: Black Friday/Cyber Monday Wish Lists

Ultimate edge? 🤞
by STPepper9
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite kitchen scale
Replies: 13
Views: 449

Re: Favorite kitchen scale

My Weigh KD-8000 Kitchen And Craft Digital Scale https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01C6CN1VY/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_dQv0DbS9WG87J I've been using the kd8000 in my kitchens for about 10 years. Measures down to the gram and up to 8kg (17 lb.), Takes 3 AA's or plugs in, you can set it to automatically shut off ...
by STPepper9
Fri Nov 15, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Site Issues?
Replies: 27
Views: 841

Re: Site Issues?

The normal website has been fine for me
by STPepper9
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Typographical errors on the site.
Replies: 172
Views: 26619

Re: Typographical errors on the site.

https://www.chefknivestogo.com/ka1k6ki18.html
*1K6 or 16K?
*Aficionado



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