Even with a collection of nearly a dozen specialized kitchen knives, my love for kitchen shears hasn’t diminished. When I’m looking to cut herbs, open packaging, or quickly prepare raw chicken, they’re my first choice. Not just any pair of scissors will do — but thankfully, even the best kitchen shears are affordable enough for any home cook.
After being introduced to the versatility of kitchen shears through a chef I worked closely with, I set out to learn everything I could about these useful tools. Now, I’d like to share that with you in this guide! In it, we’ll explore my favorite pairs of kitchen shears, as well as the reasoning behind my testing and reviews.