Ikea you with this! (or the clever cleaver)

January 22, 2014

imageThis is a great tool in the kitchen. It’s not a meat cleaver but a vegetable cleaver. Clever? Yes. It has more heft than a chef’s knife, but not as heavy as a meat cleaver so those chopping jobs don’t get too tiring. It’s great for slicing vegetables and smashing garlic, or for slicing through that frozen chub of breakfast sausage or venison that a friend gives you (hint). And it’s $12.99 at Ikea. (Ikea has since updated the cleaver so this photo is not representative of the actual cleaver but I have bought the new style and it is just as good.)