I am a fan of my fingers, and therefore am not interested in losing one of them while cooking. When I took my knife skills class, I was shocked to discover just how much danger I’d been putting my fingers in all these years! Learning how to properly hold a knife has given me much control over how I chop, dice, and slice. I also find that by holding my knife properly, I can chop tons of veggies very quickly. It’s wonderful! Here is the first of 5 videos that discuss knife technique.