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The Best Cutting Boards for a Thanksgiving Turkey

It's that time of season again, Thanksgiving!  A time both of joy, celebration and of course, a traditional turkey feast for friends and family. While most Thanksgiving participants simply have to show up with an appetite, the chef has a slightly more complicated role of satisfying a room full of hungry mouths, entertaining a cadre [...]

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Which Cutting Boards are Best for Knives?

A chef has many tools, but one stands out above the rest: a knife. Correct that, a sharp knife. A properly honed blade makes prep work easier, results in cleaner cuts and is actually much safer to use. Contrary to popular belief, a dull knife is actually dangerous to use, because it requires much more force to get [...]

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Game Day Recipe: Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin

Hi, its Colleen from the food blog, Souffle Bombay here today with what I think is a delicious option for Game Day (or any day).Once again the Big Game is upon us! For many I think the day is more about food than football! I usually don’t even know who is playing (sad but true). My husband is [...]

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How to Fix a Warped Cutting Board

Here’s a riddle: how do you make a grown chef cry? Cutting into a ripe onion you say? Nope. It’s pulling out your prized cutting board only to find out that it has warped. Whether that cutting board is a generational hand-me-down from your great-grandma Sue who proclaimed the board was made from [...]

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What Type of Oils are Safe to Use on Your Cutting Board

There is much conflicting information regarding which oils and substances are appropriate for use to safely maintain cutting boards or butcher blocks. This following list will help identify which products you should use to both sanitize and keep your board looking beautiful for years to come. Safe and Recommended Mineral Oil Mineral oil (sometimes called liquid paraffin) is [...]

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Why Some Woods are Better than Others in the Kitchen

Of the thousands of tree species in our natural world, only a handful are routinely used to make cutting boards and butcher blocks. But why are  maple, walnut, cherry, teak, and bamboo such popular woods and pine, fur, and cedar not? It turns out that there are many factors to consider when choosing the most suitable raw materials for cutting boards:DURABILITY Wooden cutting boards should generally [...]

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Butcher Blocks vs Cutting Boards, What's the Difference?

At CuttingBoard.com, we often get questions along the lines of,  "What is the difference between a butcher block and a cutting board?" as well as the more interesting, "Can I use my cutting board to chop meat?"  Both are very good questions, as they are two very distinct surfaces for different purposes. For a little bit of history, [...]

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Welcome to CuttingBoard.com

Thanks everyone that has supported CuttingBoard.com and its hard working team in getting us to our official launch!  We are proud to be *the* marquee ecommerce site to offer high quality and unique cutting boards and butcher blocks. We carry everything from your generic NSF dish-washer safe board to gorgeous, 3' long larch wood presentation [...]

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Why Acacia is Becoming a Popular Wood for Cutting Boards

Acacia (also known as thorntree), is a natural wood that is becoming trendy and popular for use in cutting boards. Historically, acacia has been a prized wood because of it’s beauty and strength. The Bible references a special genus of red acacia that grows in East Africa as the wood that was used to build [...]

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How to Properly Clean Your Wood Cutting Board

Properly knowing how to clean and maintain kitchen equipment has become somewhat of a lost art these days. Dirty dishes? Throw them in the dishwasher. Dull knives? Run them through an electric sharpener. Warped cutting board? Toss it and buy a new one. While throwing away a cutting board from the 99 cent store might [...]

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