’Tis the season to carve: pumpkins, turkeys, roasts, hams, ice sculptures, etc.

Which is why we were so pleased to stumble upon “The Chef’s Guide to Knives,” an incredibly long infographic via the expert meddlers at Lifehacker.

Perhaps you’re the new man of the house and thus responsible for putting knife to flesh on that giant Thanksgiving turkey your family and friends have already begun dreaming about—here’s the perfect opportunity to brush up on your “cat’s paw” grip and avoid ruining the whole goddamn holiday for everyone.

And who knows, maybe that wildcard slot on Top Chef season 30 isn’t such a pipe dream after all…

—C.B.S.

CONTRIBUTORS

  • C. Brian Smith