Kitchen Tools & Gadgets

How to sharpen knives like a professional chef

If you’ve never sliced something with a truly sharp knife, it’s a revelation, turning an arduous task into a pleasure. We called upon the nation’s expert knife makers, knife-store owners, and the ultimate knife evangelists—chefs—for their razor-sharp advice on caring for the most important tools in your kitchen. Here’s what you need to start living on the edge.