Episode 168: The History of Knives with Peter Hertzmann

Peter Hertzmann is an author, instructor, blogger, historian, and occasional butcher. Today, Peters expertise that shines through the rest is that of knives. Linda interviews him about the origins of the chefs knife, which actually didnt 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. Todays music provided by Obey City. 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

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