Welcome!


This is a membership forum. As a guest, you can click around a bit. View 5 pages for free. If you would like to participate, please join.

[ Pitmaster Club Information | Join Now | Login | Contact Us ]

There are 4 page views remaining.

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Costco BBQ Knife deal

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

    Costco BBQ Knife deal

    Any opinions on this knife sale that just began at Costco.com?
    https://www.costco.com/.product.1004...0219_Furniture

    #2
    Looks good for the price. Googled Cangshan S Series 7-piece BBQ Knife Set.

    Comment


      #3
      I saw this set and wondered if it was good as well. Thanks for asking about it.

      Comment


        #4
        IME, knife sets are not all that great, and it’s better to buy knives individually, according to need.0

        Comment


          #5
          that's a nice set of knives for the price.

          Comment


            #6
            I think these may have shown up around here before.

            With that...
            It’s kind of an odd set...
            It has what appears to be a slicer (but the size is not listed), a boning knife (useful, BUT is it stiff or flexible?), a “butcher” style (which I have almost zero use for, and I have a lot of knives), what looks to be a paring knife of some sort, and what can only be described as something nakiri-ish. And of course a fork. Personally, for ME, I’d pass.

            I’m not a fan of sets in general. I think money could be better spent on a decent chef knife, a utility knife, and a paring knife. Those alone can handle darn near everything. After using those for a time...other shapes, sizes, handles, yada yada yada, will make more sense...and you’ll know pretty much what you’re looking for. And why. Like a slicer, or a bread knife, or a boning knife...you get the idea.

            And as cool as some expensive knives are...it’s seriously not necessary to go crazy when shopping for the basics.
            A top rated Victorinox Fibrox chef’s knife is only like 30 bucks. Yes, it’s stamped rather than forged...but it always gets high marks from America’s Test Kitchen. And it’s easy to sharpen as needed. I purchased one for some friends that I knew wouldn’t care for their knives. I just sharpen it for them occasionally. It’s not pretty but it works. Mercer makes a fairly industrial 8” than can be picked up for 12 bucks. O_o Also decidedly not pretty, but works a treat...and I don’t care if one of my ham-fisted friends picks it up or it ends up outside by one of the grills. A forged Henckels Classic can be had for about $50.

            Paring & utility knives are almost always less than a chef’s knife...so putting together a functional set for under $100 is not all that difficult. Specialty and/or “boutique” knives can always be added to compliment a basic but functionally sound set.
            Last edited by surfdog; February 19, 2021, 07:32 PM. Reason: Shpelling ;-)

            Comment


            • BBQPhil
              BBQPhil commented
              Editing a comment
              Thanks. Very helpful advice. I have a couple of Mercer knives, including a pairing knife, and they are quite inexpensive, yet have worked well for me.

            #7
            I'm sure they're decent, and if you find once you have purchased them that you don't like them, Costco has a great return policy

            That said...I find it much more enjoyable to build, piece by piece, my own set.

            Or, don't limit yourself, and get the set and a few more knives if/when you feel like the set needs something else 🤠

            Comment


              #8
              I like the selection of blade profiles. For the price I'm betting they are decent knives and with that nice case I'd buy them and keep them for use in the outdoor kitchen.
              The most important thing with any knives is keeping them sharp. Some steels will keep a sharp edge for longer periods of time than others but for most of us home cooks even modest steels are up to the job.

              Comment


                #9
                For the longest time I always sought out the most inexpensive value when it came to knives. I finally decided to move to high quality and absolutely love my Chef's knife, all purpose knife and cleaver. Because the blade of the cleaver is slightly curved it is my go-to for chopping veggies.

                Comment

                Announcement

                Collapse
                No announcement yet.
                Working...
                X
                false
                0
                Guest
                500
                ["pitmaster-my-membership","login","join-pitmaster","lostpw","reset-password","special-offers","help","nojs","meat-ups","gifts","authaau-alpha","ebooklogin-start","alpha","start"]
                false
                false
                {"count":0,"link":"/forum/announcements/","debug":""}
                Yes
                Rubs Promo

                Spotlight

                These are not ads or paid placements. These are some of our favorite tools and toys.

                These are products we have tested, won our top awards, and are highly recommend. Click here to read how we test, about our medals, and what they mean.

                Use Our Links To Help Keep Us Alive

                A big part of this site is our unbiased equipment and product reviews. We love playing with toys and we have no problem calling them the way we see them. Some companies pay a finder’s fee if a reader clicks a link on AmazingRibs.com and buys a product. It has zero impact on our reviews, zero impact on the price you pay, and the sites never tell us what you bought, but it has a major impact on our ability to keep this site alive! So before you buy, please click our links. Here’s a link that takes you to a page on Amazon that has some of our favorite tools and toys: https://tinyurl.com/amazingribs


                Bring The Heat With Broil King Signet’s Dual Tube Burners

                3 burner gas grill

                The Broil King Signet 320 is a modestly priced, 3-burner gas grill that packs a lot of value and power under the hood. Broil King’s proprietary, dual-tube burners get hot fast and are able to achieve high, searing temps that rival most comparatively priced gas grills. The quality cast aluminum housing carries a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

                Click here to read ourcompletereview


                Finally, A Great Portable Pellet Smoker

                Green Mountain Grills Trek smoker

                Green Mountain Grills Trek smoker

                Green Mountain’s portable Trek Smoker is one mean tailgating and picnic machine. But it’s also gaining popularity with people who want to add a small, set it and forget it pellet smoker to their backyard arsenal. And with their WiFi capabilities you can control and monitor Trek from your smart phone or laptop.

                Click here to read our detailed review and to order


                Fireboard: The Ultimate Top Of The Line BBQ Thermometer

                Fireboard Labs Product Photo Shoot. Kansas City Commercial Portrait and Wedding Photographers ©Kevin Ashley Photography

                With the ability to monitor up to six temperatures simultaneously with either Bluetooth or Wifi on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer, Fireboard is the best digital thermometer we’ve tested.
                Click here to read our detailedreview


                Masterbuilt MPS 340/G ThermoTemp XL Propane Smoker


                This is the first propane smoker with a thermostat, making this baby foolproof. Set ThermoTemp’s dial from 175° to 350°F and the thermostat inside will adjust the burner just like an indoor kitchen oven. All you need to do is add wood to the tray above the burner to start smokin’.

                Click here to read our detailed review


                Groundbreaking Hybrid Thermometer!

                Thermapen One Instant Read Thermometer

                The FireBoard Spark is a hybrid combining instant-read capability, a cabled temperature probe, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. We gave Spark a Platinum Medal for pushing the envelope of product capability while maintaining high standards of design and workmanship.

                Click here to read our comprehensive Platinum Medal review


                Our Favorite Backyard Smoker

                The amazing Karubecue is the most innovative smoker in the world. The quality of meat from this machine is astonishing. At its crux is a patented firebox that burns logs above the cooking chamber and sucks heat and extremely clean blue smoke into the thermostat controlled oven. It is our favorite smoker, period.
                Click here for our review of this superb smoker


                Grilla Pellet Smoker proves good things come in small packages

                We always liked Grilla. The small 31.5″ x 29.5″ footprint makes it ideal for use where BBQ space is limited, as on a condo patio.
                Click here for our review on this unique smoker