Peter Hertzmann is an author, instructor, blogger, historian, and occasional butcher. Today, Peter’s expertise that shines through the rest is that of knives. Linda interviews him about the origins of the chef’s knife, which actually didn’t even exist a mere 50 years ago! Tune in to hear more about how knives have evolved! This program has been sponsored by The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. Today’s music provided by Obey City.
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"If you look at the year 1855 as a dividing point…they did have steel before that, but that really made modern production of steel possible." [13:55]

"The Japanese style handle with a western style blade can be very comfortable." [35:30]

—Peter Hertzmann on A Taste of the Past

Peter Hertzmann is an author, instructor, blogger, historian, and occasional butcher. Today, Peter’s expertise that shines through the rest is that of knives. Linda interviews him about the origins of the chef’s knife, which actually didn’t even exist a mere 50 years ago! Tune in to hear more about how knives have evolved! This program has been sponsored by The Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board. Today’s music provided by Obey City.

CLICK HERE FOR FULL EPISODE:

"If you look at the year 1855 as a dividing point…they did have steel before that, but that really made modern production of steel possible." [13:55]

"The Japanese style handle with a western style blade can be very comfortable." [35:30]

—Peter Hertzmann on A Taste of the Past