A few weeks ago I received a 20-piece cutlery set at a PR event here in New York (it's up for grabs so click through if you want it) and it got me thinking about how many people buy knife sets. As you have probably heard me say before, I believe you only really need two knives: a paring knife and a chef's knife. If you can only pick one, it's obviously the chef's knife. If allowing yourself three, a serrated bread knife is handy.
Now, back the issue of the knife set: I'd like to take an anonymous survey, and please do tell the truth: