About

Cut, slice, spread, break and hold and type cheese

Full tang, stainless steel knife blades

Contoured, comfortable handles

Ideal for entertaining

Dishwasher safe

  • Type: Cheese knives, set
  • Color: Silver, black
  • Weight: 10.4 oz total; 2 oz to 3-1/2 oz each
  • Made In: China
  • Warranty: Limited lifetime
  • Dimensions: 5-1/2" to 6-1/4" long x 1-1/4" to 2" wide x 3/4" deep
  • Composition: Stainless steel, plastic handles
  • Manufacturer: OXO International, Ltd.
  • Product number: 1161100

Ambitions

Apparent goal: kids gift/registry home kitchens restaurants everywhere
Intended audience: novice advanced beginner good home cook gourmet professional
Diet/nutrition: does not apply scary empty promises helpful essential
Green?: not especially neutral mixed blessing earth friendly green!
Innovative: step back standing still progress trendy genius
Problem solving: no better baby steps solid steps giant steps a revelation
Competition: outclassed follower in the pack strong challenger likely champ

Utility/Quality

Ease of use: impossible frustrating OK simple child's play
Intuitive: Ph.D. required barely logical effortless brilliant
Instructions: missing incomprehensible adequate unnecessary excellent
Quality: cheesy questionable good years of service impressive
Parts to lose: inevitable some/many one-piece self-storing not a problem
Power source: none hands batteries outlet green
Clean-up: nightmare wipe clean soap & water scouring pad dishwasher
Does it work?: not at all adequately well very well perfectly
Availability: airfare required online kitchen store department store supermarket

Packaging

Easy to open?: impossible maddening tolerable good opens itself
Green?: fills a landfill huge waste passable minimal waste impressive

Economy

Time saving: time wasting not really modest substantial huge
Labor saving: less efficient marginal a bit noticeable remarkable
Money saving: money wasted none $ $$ $$$
Beats the old way: worse no change better definitely entirely new
Where will it live?: garage/attic drawer cabinet countertop elsewhere

Summary

Fulfills ambitions: falls short almost there satisfies exceeds home run
How often used: once/twice ≥daily ≥weekly ≥monthly ≥yearly/holidays
Worth the space?: no does not apply w/unlimited space w/limited space absolutely
Need it?: a luxury discretionary basic equipment for serious cooks get it
Value: ouch! a little pricey worth splurging on the money a deal
Overall rating: skip it fair good very good excellent

Comments: Yes, you can easily make it through an entire life without a set of cheese knives, and many people will. But a cheese platter will look more elegant and be more manageable if it features knives like these.

This set includes (from right to left):

All four are forged of stainless steel with full tangs for durability. They have a nice weight and feel in the hand, and will tackle the most stubborn cheeses.