Monday, June 13, 2011

Cutting Board Material

There are two essential kitchen tools, a set of excellent knives and a large, sturdy cutting board. With all the chopping and slicing that goes on in the kitchen, high quality cutting boards are a necessity. Cutting boards come in various sizes and materials, but there are only three cutting board material to recommend: wood, plastic and rubber boards.

Plastic cutting boards are light, easy to store and not expensive compared to good and rubber boards.Plastic cutting boards are usually less expensive than wooden cutting boards. Unlike the wooden boards, plastic (polyethylene) boards can be placed in the dishwasher and sterilized after each use. Although new plastic cutting-board surfaces were relatively easy to clean and were microbiologically clear, plastic boards with extensive knife scars were difficult to clean manually, especially if they had chicken fat deposits on them. It is a good idea to have more than one cutting board available in your kitchen and keep them clean and sanitized in between uses


  1. Teak is an ideal material for cutting boards for the same reasons its prized by boat builders and outdoor furniture makers it's extremely stable, beautiful and long-lasting.Plastic cutting boards tend to harbor bacteria in gouges and knife marks over time. Hardwoods, on the other hand, kill bacteria and prevent it from reproducing.

  2. Wood has always been the overall best choice for your cutting boards.Plastic and wood are the best materials for cutting boards.