Should I buy a hardwood cutting board made in Canada?
Whats this all about wood cutting boards?
People have a lot of options when it comes to cutting boards these days, so how do you make a decision? Well that's a tricky question, you really have to go by your needs. Lets take a look at a few of the factors that will help make your decision easier.
Cleaning will always be important in the kitchen, especially when dealing with raw meat. So how does this effect cutting boards? Well first, the material is very important because that effects how easy it is to clean.
Why would elegance be important when buying a cutting board? Well that's easy, do you hide your cutting board in a cupboard or drawer? If you do than elegance will save you space in your kitchen. If you have a beautiful wooden cutting board why not show it off on your counter or kitchen table.
Well designed wood boards will add style to your kitchen and become an extension of your counter top. They can also be used to serve food while entertaining guests which makes them not only versatile but also a great conversation piece.
Now you have a little more insight into what type of cutting board will suit your kitchen the best. Another point to add is the manufacturing source of your board, the larger the manufacturing process the less detail is put into the product. This is important because you are going to be eating the food that was prepared on this surface. Smaller companies typically have better quality control over their products.
Between The Grain likes to promote local businesses in our communities and across the country. We are proud to be a Canadian manufacturer and continue to promote home cooking.
Here is a short video from Chef Michael Smith and his take on which is best.