Paring Knives are one of the most frequently used, essential knives in any kitchen. Whether peeling potatoes or deveining shrimp or even making detailed cuts in a garnishment, these handy little knives are up to the task. Don’t confuse high quality knives such as a Shun or Victorinox pairing knife with the low quality Chinese made paring knives from the big box stores. These paring knives come razor sharp and hold an edge very well. Designed with the use of professional kitchens in mind, these quality knives are simply essential in any food prep environment. As useful as these paring knives are you will want to buy several for your kitchen and to share with friends.