Stainless Steel Cleaver
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Purchasing

It has a large, rectangular blade and is heavy compared to other knives. When purchasing one, make sure that the majority of the weight is in the toe, not the heel.

Culinary Uses

The cleaver is one of the most dangerous pieces of equipment in the kitchen and great care should be taken when using one. The cleaver should be used for the breaking of small and medium-sized bones like chicken carcasses, fish bones, lamb chine bones, and pork chops.