So, in keeping with the philosophy of fewer, better things (especially things I use a lot), I finally stopped using our old and woefully insufficient knives and ordered this violet beauty.
It’s a Zyliss Santoku. It’s assign entry level blade: $11, with only a 5 year warranty, but it still makes a world of difference whether I’m cutting onions our ripe tomatoes.
And best of all, it’s purple! I feel like singing Prince songs while I’m cooking. Hey, here’s one now: