Paring Knife Selection

Paring Knife Selection

Where a chef's knife is too large and bulky, the paring knife fills in the gaps. The word "paring" actually means thin fragment or slice, and that's exactly what a paring knife will deliver. While peeling and chopping small foods, such as shallots, herbs and limes, the paring knife becomes an extension of your finger. Small in size, easy to maneuver and simple to learn to use, a paring knife helps you easily segment oranges, core tomatoes, peel potatoes and more. Knife Depot's wide selection lets you choose from dozens of plastic-handled, beak-tipped, traditional or even ceramic knives. Plus, you'll save on the best brands. Shop for your new paring knife today.


The knife is very sharp and is exactly what I was hoping it would be.

Love the knife. It is exactly what I was looking for a small paring knife with a sharp straight-edge blade at a reasonable price.

We use these knives in a laboratory test kitchen to slice and evaluate tree nuts for defects and general quality. The grip and blade type are perfect for this application.

I have three Victorinox paring knives, the plain blade, a serrated & the peeler or Tourne seen here. They are my favorite and most used knives in my Kitchen. Right next to my 8" Chef's knife and 12" Bread knife bought as recommended by America's Test Kitchen. They got it right. Now I want the wood handle!

By Randall W.
Kershaw Knives Paring 3-3/4" Knife

Very sharp and the handles have excellent grip.

The perfect paring knife. Fits well in your hand and holds a razor sharp edge.

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