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Knives have a significant impact on my quality of life as a butcher.  Having agonized over this topic for years, it is my pleasure to spare you needless suffering by offering this precept.  It details my path to scary sharpness so that you can come too.  Good meat economy is impossible with dull cutlery.

This is a 19 page digital download.


An excerpt:

“We fanatics carry the burden of thinking holistically. We believe everything is connected and consequently vital. My taste in knives, for instance, has a direct connection with the fact that I wear suspenders and despise slip-n-slides. A plastic handled knife made of stainless steel is not only less functional, but dissonant. The fact that knives make large pieces of animal flesh fit into my pot, pan and oven accounts for a mere fraction of their value to me.”

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