Sara Moulton is petite herself, but she has a convincing argument. Yes, even small people need big knives. At her blog today, Sara does a side-by-side comparison of two sizes of knives. She shows how the "sweet spot" of a knife determines how much work it can do at once, and how choosing a knife with a bigger sweet spot actually gives puny arms a break, because it doesn't take as long to get all your chopping done!
Read more: Sara's Kitchen Revelations - Small People Need Big Knives from Sara MoultonWhat do you think? Do you use an 8-inch or 10-inch knife? What are you most comfortable with, and why? Related: Kitchen Tour: Sara Moulton's Everyday Family Kitchen (Image: Sara Moulton)