Sharp Picks! 🔪

Budget wisely 💸

Smart Kitchen Budgeting 💸 

Welcome to this value-packed edition of the KG101  

We bring the you the best of the kitchenware that won’t cost you an arm 💪 (or a leg 🦵 )

So without wasting time anymore, Let’s begin with our venture for today!

In this edition, you will find:

Finding a quality chef knife without breaking the bank is a real culinary coup.

Lo and Behold, we have made this tedious task simple and easy like in the snap of a finger! (we are so smart)

Watch our youtube video wherewe slice through the cost barrier to bring you the best budget chef knives under $30.

Whether you're a budding chef on a budget or a seasoned cook looking for a cost-effective addition to your kitchen arsenal, we only recommend the best ones!

Let’s dive into our top picks that combine quality, performance, and affordability.

Kitchenware Budgeting Tricks

Prioritize Quality Over Quantity

Start with what you need most:

These items can handle the majority of cooking tasks. Choose items with solid reviews on our youtube channel to ensure longevity.

Keep an eye out for sales Subscribing to newsletters (like ours) from your favorite kitchen supply stores can alert you to upcoming deals and exclusive coupons.

Opt for kitchen tools that can serve multiple purposes.

Start Small and Upgrade Gradually

Save this for rainy days!

KG101 saves the day with perfect budgeting techniques you wish you knew earlier!

Chopping Skills Level Check ✔️ 

Wonder how on earth you’re ever going to master the art of chopping like a pro?

Watch this intriguing Instagram video of a professional chef that blows our mind with his absolutely amazing knife skills ….

Made us say, don’t chop off your fingerssss!!! (P.S Dont try this at home!)

Tips To Learn Knife Skills! 📚️ 

Here are some essential tips and tricks to enhance your chopping, slicing, and dicing abilities.

1. Choose the Right Knife for the Job

  • Chef’s Knife: Perfect for most chopping, slicing, and mincing tasks.

  • Paring Knife: Ideal for smaller, more delicate tasks like peeling fruits or deveining shrimp.

  • Bread Knife: Essential for slicing through crusty breads without crushing them.

Selecting the right knife for each task not only makes the job easier but also safer.

2. Keep Your Knives Sharp

3. Master the Basic Cuts

  • Chop: A straightforward cut, not necessarily uniform, great for vegetables in soups and stews.

  • Dice: Precise cubes, essential for sautéing to ensure even cooking.

  • Mince: Very fine cutting, usually for garlic or herbs, where flavor distribution is key.

  • Julienne: Cutting into long, thin strips, often used for stir-fries or salads.

  • Chiffonade: Rolling leafy vegetables or herbs and slicing them into thin ribbons, perfect for garnishes.

4. Use the ‘Claw Grip’

Protect your fingertips by adopting the ‘claw grip.’ Curl your fingers inward like a claw, holding the food with your fingernails, and let the knife rest against your knuckles. This technique helps you keep the knife steady and your fingers safe.

5. Cut on a Stable Surface: Ensure your cutting board is stable.

6. Learn From Watching Experts

Thank You 😍 

For joining us on this budget friendly edition of KG101!

Where you find knives under budget, techniques of budgeting and ofcourse learning a new skill everyday!

We hope this edition was entertaining.

Stay Tuned for our upcoming editions! Till then Master the skills!

Love, 💕 

The Kitchen Crew