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    Knife to cut frozen food

    I often have frozen cookie dough, meats, all sorts of frozen stuff.

    what would be a good knife to cut these with? Should I buy a cheap cleaver? Should I use my lower end tojiro dp gyuto?

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    http://www.veitset.fi/mac-jaaveitsi-p-936.html

    Something like this? Mac ice knife

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    I use this one http://www.lazershop.com.br/cutelari...-6-tramontina/
    Great for frozen food.

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    A relatively soft carbon cleaver or a Western deba -- all will get damaged as well. But repair is very easy if you maintain them with highly convexed edges. Not so with a comm hard gyuto which hasn't enough steel behind the edge and where you may expect serious chipping.

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    Tojiro make a special knife for cutting frozen food. Probably easier to find than the Mac , similar idea with teeth but more of a bread knife shape.
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    THERE I can indeed fully recommend a certain Kiwi - their 2mm thick cleavers do me good service splitting off and mincing frozen coarse grated coconut (an ingredient that makes keralan and goan dishes great when there are no decent coconuts around ).

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    I wouldn't look that much at the spine thickness, but more for total weight, and fat thickness behind the edge.

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    I'm old enough (not as old as daveb) to remember Ginsu... They cut through frozen food AND soda cans!
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    Quote Originally Posted by spoiledbroth View Post
    Tojiro make a special knife for cutting frozen food. Probably easier to find than the Mac , similar idea with teeth but more of a bread knife shape.
    Yep, i've just found it on their page.
    A finnish vendor has got that on stock.

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