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Build Your Collection with A Zwilling J.A. Henckels Paring Knife

Add a Zwilling J.A. Henckels paring knife to your collection of cutlery. These minimalist knives focus on functionality for a culinary prep experience that makes peeling, hulling and slicing smooth and easy. With sharp, highly balanced blades and subtly tapered or molded handles, these paring knives offer a clean look in your kitchen. Use your knife for everyday tasks, like peeling potatoes or trimming the ends of veggies, or for special garnishes, like spirals or floret shapes.

When To Buy Single Knives

Nearly every knife set includes a paring knife. This essential knife is used almost every day in most home kitchens, so it's one of the ones that always makes it into the set--even when you choose a set with just three or four knives.

Since it's such an instrumental part of food prep, you can invest in owning two or three and they'll probably all get good use. Select your Zwilling J.A. Henckels paring knife based on your culinary leanings and the style of your kitchen decor.

  • If you're looking for a simple, utilitarian style, choose from the Pro line or the Twin Signature styles.
  • Enhance your cutlery with a statement piece that still stands up to every day use with the wooden-handled Pro Holm Oak collection. The solid oak handle is triple riveted for longevity and a comfortable grip.
  • A shorter blade lets you work in the air, which is the usual style of using a paring knife. Pick up a shorter knife to give yourself better cutting facility.

Features of A Great Paring Knife

When looking for paring knives, certain features stand out as essential. Shop Zwilling knives to discover high-quality construction and cutting ability.

  • The shorter blades are about 3-1/2 inches. The longer blades come in at about 4 inches.
  • Choose shorter knives for lots of dexterity in hand, like quick hulling of strawberries or peeling a cucumber or carrot. Longer blades are great for match stick cuts and trimming ends.
  • Since the handles of these knives are shorter, choose one that balances how you like. For a lighter grip, look for a tapered or arched handle. If you're developing your paring skills, choose one with a fluted or bolstered handle butt for a heavier knife that helps prevent slipping.
  • The middle bolster can protect fingers from cuts while working finer ingredients or food items. On the flip side, if you choose a knife without a bolster, you can sharpen the entire blade quickly and easily.

What Sets a Zwilling J.A. Henckels Peeling Knife Apart

Many fine home chefs select a Zwilling J.A. Henckels peeling knife for the classic looks, durability and strength of blade. These knives are made with a Sigmaforge process that results in a hard, yet flexible blade, the best kind for paring and other culinary knife work.

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