Electric carving knives do a pretty job of slicing cooked meat – whether that’s a large turkey or a huge slab of pork roast – for Thanksgiving. Cook’s Illustrated even did a test and found that these effectively sliced meat without ruining the skin.
But the better question should be: do you need an electric carving
There’s a bit of a debate about this since these electric-powered gadgets has the accurate slicing capability but has a few problems when it comes to cleaning and the noise level.
Yes, these are quite difficult to clean – with the grease from the roasted dishes sometimes running down the crevices in between the blade and the handle where the motor is.
And yes, it can be a bit loud when turned on.
Then again, this is a great tool for those who aren’t that adept with wielding a regular carving
To help you decide if you are getting one for your home, read on…
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If the carving
It is really easy to use the electric carving knives and no special skills are required in order to make a clean cut. In the case of regular carving knives, one must know the exact speed and pressure to cut through a specific material.
The bread needs a different type of pressure and speed has to be adjusted accordingly while it is different for another type of foods. In the case of electric knives, it will become really easy because the speed is adjusted by the small computer-based system inside the
There is a need for more caution in the handling of the electric knife as it will be a moving blade which can cut through anything. If it will come in touch with your finger, it can make a cut on your finger. There are newer versions of these knives which sense the difference of a human finger and other items so the
This can be concluded that electric carving knives are really good and they must be part of a regular kitchen where making food look elegant is important for the family, In case of restaurants and commercial kitchens it should be considered one of the most important tools.
Ryan LeavittHi my name is Ryan Leavitt a Marine Corps Veteran and currently an over the road trucker (Long Haul). I am no expert chef but am enjoying preparing my own meals on the road and testing all the different knives.
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