Kitchen Knives Giveaway

I recently received these two knives from Big Kitchen

Mercer Renaissance Forged Riveted Hollow Edge Santoku Knife, 7 Inch


Mercer Renaissance Forged Riveted Chef’s Knife, 8 Inch


If there’s one piece of kitchen equipment that is mandatory, it’s a good knife.

Trying to cook, chop, slice ‘n dice, and simply be productive and efficient in the kitchen is impossible without a proper knife. Lightweight, flimsy, and dull knives are intolerable and I won’t use them.

When I am in the kitchen, I tend to put one (big) knife in my hand and keep it there until everything is chopped, sliced, minced, quartered, cut, and ready. Paring knives and smaller knives have their place, but I prefer bigger knives, in general.

Don’t be scared of the Big Guns.

From cleaning and slicing pineapple

to cleaning and chopping heads of lettuce

To chopping oranges and cucumbers for and Cucumber Orange Dill Relish

to cleaning and slicing watermelon

To dicing the Snickers bars for Snickers Bar Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies

Or chopping the candy for 3 Musketeers Marshmallow Candy-Stuffed White Chocolate Cupcakes with Fluffy Vanilla Buttercream

…Not a day goes by where I don’t have my knife and cutting board out and in use. Repeat x17 times. Before noon on most days.

These Mercer knives are built solidly, feel nice in my hands, are heavy enough but not too heavy, and most importantly, they get the chopping job done.

If you’d like to enter to win these two knives, comment below:

1. What’s your current favorite knife and how often do you use it? (links welcome)


What do you tend to chop or use your knives most for? (links welcome)

2. For a second entry, Twitter Follow @AverieCooks and and then tweet the following:

“I want to Win a Pair of Fabulous Kitchen Knives in the @AverieCooks @BigKitchenStore Giveaway”

3. For extra entries and you must leave a separate comment for each:

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or post this Giveaway on your blog

Contest ends Saturday, May 5 2012 and winner will be chosen randomly. Open to continental U.S. residents only.

445 comments on “Kitchen Knives Giveaway”

  1. i use my knives everyday for a salad or two and often some fruit.

  2. i can’t answer those questions, because i don’t own any nice knives! eek!

    love your blog! :)


  3. Chopping the heads off of garlic for roasting!

  4. My favorite knife now is a williams sonoma santoku knife. I use it on everything (fruit, meat, opening wrappers…)

  5. More often than not, I find myself chopping onions… :-(

  6. I follow you on instagram!

  7. I love my Cutco chef’s knife. I use it for everything.

  8. good knives are necessary to make ratatouille (one of the most chopping-intensive dishes) out there!

  9. I like you on facebook!

  10. I NEED good knives. The knives I have are total junk!!!

  11. I like you on FB.

  12. I tend to chop onions and mince garlic most often.

  13. I already follow BK on Twitter.

  14. I like you on FB.

  15. I follow Big Kitchen on Twitter.

  16. facebook like you!

  17. I love my Ikea knives! I used them everyday!

  18. I guess onions would be the thing I cut up the most in my kitchen.

    Seems like we use half an onion a day.

    I don’t have a favorite knife, I just make do with whatever is available.


  19. We use these Henkles. They are great but haven’t been sharpened in a while.. so I could use some new ones for sure!

  20. currently, im obsessed with pineapple :)

  21. I definitely find myself slicing onions and mincing garlic on a very frequent basis! These knives are beautiful. They would make those tasks more enjoyable :-).


  22. I just have a knife block set, nothing fancy. Not sure what it would be called but I usually use a medium sized serrated knife for most things. Seems to work fairly well. I mostly chop up veggies for salads or omelets. A couple good knives would be great!

  23. I’m a budding cook; make that survivalist. My primary knife use is for chopping vegetables for my daily salad. I’m working my way up to cooking.

  24. I liked you on FB as “Lika Deala”

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