Vegetable Cleaver
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 The Vegetable Cleaver has a large, rectangular blade and is heavier than most other knives except for the Meat Cleaver.

Purchasing

When purchasing a Vegetable Cleaver, make sure that the majority of the weight is in the toe, not the heel.

Culinary Uses

The Vegetable Cleaver is one of the most dangerous pieces of equipment in the kitchen and great care should be taken when using one. The Vegetable Cleaver should be used for the breaking down root vegetables and other similar tough plant material.