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Do you know your knives?

AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
edited 11:08PM in EggHead Forum
Try this quiz, I got 100%, but it isn't very difficult. -RP

http://www.mentalfloss.com/quiz/quiz.php?q=1063&p=1
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,286
    88% here, can't tell the difference between boning and filet.

    Steve

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    I almost went for boning too but the blade just looked too long. -RP
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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 16,959
    im sticking with birds beak paring knife, i dont care whet the french call it :laugh:
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  • AZRPAZRP Posts: 10,116
    That one threw me too but I knew it wasn't the other two. -RP
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  • 100% here too, what's sad is I have every one of those knives except the curved paring knife.

    Doug
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  • gdenbygdenby Posts: 4,468
    Likewise. Googling for Henckel's knives, it appears the only visual difference is a slightly long blade to hand ratio between the two. Otherwise visually very similar.
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  • BacchusBacchus Posts: 6,019
    100% here, but I guessed on the first one.
    Average score 79%......
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  • thirdeyethirdeye Posts: 7,428
    I missed the first one.
    Happy Trails
    ~thirdeye~

    Barbecue is not rocket surgery
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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 16,959
    thats cause its a paring knife :laugh:
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  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    I missed two.

    I called the tourne knife a paring knife

    I called the mincing knife a chopping knife
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  • EmandM'sDadEmandM'sDad Posts: 648
    That's the one i got wrong too. And i agree with you!
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  • BobSBobS Posts: 2,485
    I got 100% -- sort of anyway.

    I selected paring knife for the first one, but when I saw the second one was a paring knife too, I went back a page and corrected the first one.

    Also, I guessed on the filet knife and got it right.

    I have them all and then some.
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  • I went with "boning" too.
    Even thought the blade looked long for a boning knife....It also looked too heavy to be a filet.
    OH WELL. It was fun.
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  • bubba timbubba tim Posts: 3,216
    Name that Knife!

    Score: 100% (8 out of 8)

    The sad part is not that I knew the names, is that we have two minching and three or more of everything else.
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  • Cool test - 100% here
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  • RipnemRipnem Posts: 5,511
    Me neither. :unsure:
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,286
    But it's a tourne knife :laugh:

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • Yah I got it by elimination. It's not whats normally called a paring knife. That surely don't mean I'm gonna remember what it's called the next time :unsure:.

    Doug
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  • I got all of them right even though I had no idea what a tourne knife was.
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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 8,188
    I got em all, though I have never heard of a tourne knife (and neither has my spellcheck). Also, I have no idea what a paring knife is good for. It is the most worthless knife in my collection.
    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

    "Avoid at all costs that vile spew you see rotting in oil in screwtop jars. Too lazy to peel fresh? You don't deserve to eat garlic." Bourdain
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  • PattyOPattyO Posts: 882
    Rada has that one, but calls it the Granny knife. I love it for peeling apples.
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  • 2Fategghead2Fategghead Posts: 9,623
    It's for cutting pairs of food. :blink:
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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 16,959
    i use mine for cutting the cellophane on meat packaging :laugh: i got a big sharp cleaver from judy and im using that all the time, chicken, ribs, chopping baked sweet potatoes, you can really whack things with it, cuts thru a spare rib bone the long way :woohoo:
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  • 100% cuz I'm lucky.
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  • eenie meenieeenie meenie Posts: 4,391
    Missed the filet knife vs the boning knife. :(
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  • 100% I guess I know my knives.
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