Holidays wouldn’t be the same without everyone tucking into a big roast.
And whether your table is home to a honey glazed ham, juicy turkey, or succulent pot roast, you should have a carving knife close at hand.
Sure, you could make do without one of these specialized knives. Most of the year, they’ll live in your drawer. And I’ve found that most people have never actually used a “good” carving knife. Once you do, you’ll never want to go back to hacking through a roast with your chef’s knife.
I’ve tested, reviewed, and compared a baker’s dozen carving knives to put together this curated list of best carving knives for you. And if I’ve done well, by the time you’re finished reading you’ll know exactly why I always keep my trust carving knife within reach around the holidays.