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Cooking Essentials Gift Set

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Rada’s Cooking Essentials Gift Set comes with three wonderful knives, making it an ideal gift for any occasion. The Heavy Duty Paring, Utility/Steak, and Tomato Slicer covers ALL the essentials and will handle virtually any cutting task.

All blades are made from surgical-quality, T420 high-carbon stainless steel, and all Rada knives are backed by our Lifetime Guarantee.

• Silver Handles (item S49)
• Black Handles (item G249)





Five-Star Gifts: Cooking Essentials Set

  • The three-piece Cooking Essentials Gift Set will be well loved by its recipient. This set, like all Rada Gift Sets, is available in two handle finishes—solid brushed aluminum and black stainless steel resin.

    The Heavy Duty Paring Knife features a 3¼" blade with a slightly longer handle than the Regular Paring Knife. It offers superior leverage with more control for larger foods like cucumbers and potatoes and is also perfect for trimming chicken breasts.

    The 4⁷/8" non-serrated blade of our Utility/Steak Knife provides smooth cutting action that effortlessly cuts through virtually any food. Ideal whether you’re cutting through thick steak, prepping ingredients for pizza, or slicing fruits and veggies.

    Our world-famous Tomato Slicer boasts a dual-serrated 5" blade, allowing cooks of all skill levels to make a clean, straight cut through tomatoes every time. Great for use on citrus, peppers, and heads of lettuce too!

    All gift sets are packaged in attractive gift boxes that make wrapping unnecessary—simply add a bow. These uniquely designed boxes have form-fitting thermal inserts to keep the knives in place, making them safe for gift giving as well as storage.

    Customers who purchase the Cooking Essentials Gift Set—for others or themselves—give it a 5-Star rating!

  • Includes: Heavy Duty Paring, Utility/Steak, Tomato Slicer

    Blade Material: Surgical-Quality, T420 High-Carbon Stainless Steel

    Black Handle Material: Molded Resin

    Silver Handle Material: Cast Aluminum

    Country of Production: USA

    Product Warranty: The Lifetime Guarantee

  • Hand washing all fine cutlery is recommended.

    Hand washing Rada’s silver-handle knives and utensils is recommended. This prevents microscopic dings on the blades’ cutting edge, eliminates the harsh environment created by a dishwasher's high temperatures and abrasive detergents, and helps protect your cutlery from corrosion, ultimately extending the life of the finish. While Rada’s black-handle knives are more tolerant to the dishwasher, Rada recommends hand washing all fine cutlery.




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    SS
    08/12/2022
    Sharon S.
    United States
    I recommend this product

    Knives

    Love them best knives > have ever used

    GM
    07/27/2022
    Gail M.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product

    Ladies Ministry

    I love them. The tomato slicer is awesome. Best cutting knives I have ever used.

    RF
    12/17/2021
    Richard F.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product

    Rada

    I got for christmas gifts we have some we like

    JG
    12/06/2021
    Joanne G.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product

    Wonderful holiday gift set

    Purchased several sets to give as gifts and one for myself. These are beautiful, sharp knives that are a pleasure to use. Very happy with this purchase - and glad that a local school chose this as their fundraiser!





    FAQs

    What are the three handle styles?

    Silver. Our silver permanently cast solid brushed aluminum handles with a satin finish were the “originals,” dating back to post-WWII (1948), when manufacturing of non-war-related products began in earnest.

    Black. Our black handles are made from stainless steel resin and were introduced in 2007 to offer more choices to our customers. This handle is also more tolerant of dishwashers.

    Anthem Wave. In 2019, another black handle was introduced. Called Anthem Wave, it has an ergonomic grip and is slightly longer and larger than our other handles, great for people who prefer a bigger handle.

    What’s the best way to care for Rada cutlery?

    The best way to care for all fine cutlery is to hand wash and then dry immediately. Hand washing eliminates the harsh environment created by a dishwasher’s high temperatures and abrasive detergents, prevents microscopic dings on the blades’ cutting edge, and helps protect your knives from corrosion, ultimately extending the life of their finish. Caring for your knives properly assures they’ll remain sharp and in great condition for a lifetime of use

    What makes Rada knives so special?

    Every Rada Cutlery product is 100% American made, from raw materials through construction. Always have been; always will be.

    Our knives are crafted with surgical-quality high-carbon stainless steel and hand sharpened, giving every Rada knife a razor-sharp edge.

    All non-serrated Rada knives can be easily resharpened when needed, to achieve a like-new blade again and again.

    Every product manufactured by Rada Mfg. Co. is GUARANTEED FOR LIFE from defects in material or workmanship. Our craftsmanship is topnotch, meaning you’ll probably never need this guarantee, but if you do, we’ll be here for you to honor our promise.

    Our products last. Families often pass their knives from generation to generation. The low price you’ll pay for that kind of quality is remarkable!

    Can this product be used with both hands?

    Hooray! All Rada knives (as well as the Quick Edge Knife Sharpener) and utensils can be used by either right- or left-handed users equally well. Our Cheese Knife has special features designed to work its best when held in the right hand. However, customers have told us they use the knife with their left hand without issue.

    Every serrated Rada knife and “cutting utensil” is made using the BEST type of serration for its intended purpose. Non-serrated blades are hollow ground on both sides for ultimate cutting and slicing.

    How is the Quick Edge Sharpener used?

    Simply grip the sharpener’s durable nylon base at the end furthest from the wheels with one hand and pull a knife blade between the wheels of the sharpener at a slight upward angle using the other hand; repeat four to six times. This works equally well whether you hold the sharpener with your left hand (logo is facing you for “righties”) or with your right hand (logo is facing away from you for “lefties”). Now, carefully wipe off the blade to remove any metal shavings and you’re done!

    The secret is in the Quick Edge Knife Sharpener’s dual steel wheels, which intersect to sharpen both sides of a knife blade at the same time. The specially hardened, high-carbon stainless wheels ensure that blades reach their sharpest point with only a few passes

    Why Rada?

    Rada Mfg. Co. has been manufacturing cutlery in the Midwest since 1948, selling more than 170 million knives since that time. Every product is 100% made in the USA, from raw materials all the way through construction.

    We started out in a small facility producing just six products and three gift sets, several of which are still in production today. We’ve come a long way since then and offer 125+ products from knives, utensils, and gift sets to kitchen tools, food mixes, and recipe and gift books.

    Through the years, Rada has remained strong, with this goal at the forefront: providing outstanding knives at an exceptional value that everyone can afford. Because sharp knives shouldn’t be a luxury.

    Rada also helps thousands of fundraising groups raise money for their causes through our Fundraising Programs and provides an opportunity for individuals and small businesses to sell and profit from Rada products through our Reseller Program.