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What are the basic rules of knife safety?



A. A dull knife is safer to use
B. Use the correct knife for the task at hand
C. Always cut away from yourself
D. Keep knives sharp
E. Only knife with a full tang should be used
F. Stabilize the cutting board by putting a damp cloth underneath it
G. Never use a ceramic knife
H. When carrying a knife, hold it point down, parallel and close to your leg.
I. Never try to catch a falling knife.
J. Never leave a knife in a sink of water.
K. Cut only on a cutting board--never glass, marble, or metal.

This question is part of On Cooking - Knife Skills
Asked by Vneely, Last updated: Mar 01, 2020

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Vneely

Answered Aug 13, 2018

Use the correct knife for the task at hand
Always cut away from yourself
Keep knives sharp
Stabilize the cutting board by putting a damp cloth underneath it
When carrying a knife, hold it point down, parallel and close to your leg.
Never try to catch a falling knife.
Never leave a knife in a sink of water.
Cut only on a cutting board--never glass, marble, or metal.
 

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