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Alton Brown Says You Should Never Do This When Buying Knives - Shopping News

Alton Brown Says You Should Never Do This When Buying Knives - Shopping News
From The Kitchn - December 4, 2017

Alton Brown is known for many things, like his quick wit, his love of science, the need to share good eats from his travels, and, most of all, his cooking knowledge. It's why we all love him. So when Alton Brown says you should never (ever) do this when buying knives, we of course listened to him.

Alton has 10 knife-buying tips on his website, and according to tip number four, there is one major thing he says is 100% off limits as far as new knife purchases are concerned: Never (ever!) buy a knife set.

It seems simple in theory, but it's easy to get wooed into a package deal when you are standing in front of the displays at your kitchen retailer. When you see that you can easily purchase a whole set of knives for the cost of just one or two, quantity over quality starts to come to mind. He wants to remind you that knives are not all created equally and you will get what you pay for!

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