Knife Safety in the Kitchen

October 30, 2023 | Jody Gatewood

kitchen knife on cutting board

Over the next couple of months as we head into the holiday season, many people will be spending extra time in the kitchen preparing food to enjoy with family and friends. You may have some fun with helpers in the kitchen who do not cook often. This is a great time to think about some basic kitchen safety to avoid injuries and trips to the doctor mid-holiday.

Knives serve a lot of functions in the kitchen from cutting up fruits and vegetables to cutting up meat. Following basic knife safety skills helps keep everyone in the kitchen safe. In a new video on Spend Smart. Eat Smart. my colleague Tom shares 6 tips to follow to use a knife safely. If you’re just starting to cook or have been doing it for years, check out the new video and stay safe in the kitchen this holiday season!

Jody Gatewood

Jody Gatewood is a Registered Dietitian who enjoys spending time in the kitchen baking and preparing meals for her family. She does lots of meal planning to stay organized and feed her family nutritious meals.

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