A long, long time ago, I got engaged to the Husband and then, about two hours later, I went trigger happy at Target, using their little scanner to set up my “WEDDING REGISTRY.”
(yes, the all caps are necessary when talking about the excitement of a registry)
I was little more than a girl then, just a year or two out of college, and, honestly, knew nothing about setting up a kitchen or home.
So, everything I scanned for my registry was chosen because of form rather than function. Pretty over usefulness. The “I Like It” factor over “I Need It”.
Case in point? My kitchen knives. I chose a cheap set because they came in a pretty wooden knife block that I just KNEW would look good on my kitchen counter.
Nowadays, as I’ve come more and more involved in the kitchen and experimenting with food, I’ve had to make do with these knives. Cheap knives that barely handle the few tasks I put before them . . . and I never get to use the “correct” knife for any given job. I just use what I have. Bad knives for my bad, unpracticed, and uneducated knife skills.
But . . . all of that is about to change.
I was offered an ambassadorship I just couldn’t refuse: a chance to work with Chicago Cutlery, using their DesignPro Knives . . . a chance to experience decent, usable knives . . . and the chance to USE those knives according to their designed purpose.
And using one of the knives to quarter tomatoes? Beautiful. Easy. A piece of cake. The handle of the knife fit easily in my hand, and the weight of the blade allowed the knife to slice through the tomato with ease.
The Husband was also impressed when he used one of the knives to quarter an onion for grilling. With little to no physical pressure, Curt cut through the onion in seconds.
He was sold.
This might be one of the most fun and exciting jobs I’ve had … and definitely one the Husband is looking forward to as well.
I wrote this review while participating in a Brand Ambassador Campaign by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Chicago Cutlery and received products to facilitate my post and a promotional item to thank me for taking the time to participate.