John Boos Cutting Boards
Wooden cutting boards are an essential part of a well-equipped kitchen. Reversible hardwood cutting boards can promote food safety as well as reduce the amount of time that will be needed for food preparation and subsequent clean-up. John Boos cutting surfaces use traditional materials with American hardwoods.How do you use a wooden cutting board?
A reversible hardwood cutting board can be a centerpiece of your kitchen work area. These durable work surfaces provide a platform for cutting, chopping, and trimming foods. The solid cutting surfaces increase safety when chopping or slicing with sharp knives. You can select a cutting board with the size, shape, and thickness to suit your needs and cooking style.What are the features of wooden cutting blocks?
Manufacturers offer cutting blocks in wood, plastic, and composite materials. Wooden boards come from a renewable resource, clean well, and minimize surface defects to provide food safety and sanitation. John Boos uses block hardwood surfaces that are self-healing so that bacteria will not have unwashed areas to build up. The select hardwoods prolong the edge of sharp knives.What are some woods used for cutting boards?
Woods for kitchen cutting boards are the heartwood cuts of naturally hard trees. Maple, walnut, teak, and cherry stock are the more common woods for cutting boards. Sugar Maple is the most widely used North American wood. These surfaces maintain their hard edge and age naturally with time and usage.What is an end grain cutting board?
When cutting from a log, each strip of lumber has three surfaces: it has an end grain, an edge grain, and a face grain. Makers must select the face, end grain, or edge grain that has the preferable appearance. In Maple board stock, the end grain is the face seen when cutting across the growth rings. Maple board end grains make for a durable surface. With careful selection, wooden boards can have an appealing initial appearance that changes over time as the wood ages.How do you clean and maintain your wooden board?
You should wash the board surfaces with warm soapy water and dry it after each use use. Periodically, you should oil the surface. Manufacturers vary in their recommendations, but typically, you can use a combination of food grade natural oils and beeswax. The board you choose may come with specific instructions. Maple boards and other hardwoods change naturally, and an aged appearance of your cutting boards can actually improve over time.Content provided for informational purposes only. eBay is not affiliated with or endorsed by John Boos.