A dependable knife set is vital for any kitchen. But when you’ve got a yellow onion or a freshly cooked steak in front of you, do you know which blade to cut it with? This set of color-coded knives from Cuisinart looks to take the guesswork out of slicing and dicing by easily clueing you in on the best option.

This set is geared toward kitchen novices who can’t tell a standard silver serrated bread knife from a paring knife. And since each one is so distinct, it's easier to keep track of which knife you already used while cooking, helping to avoid cross-contamination. The stainless-steel blades have a ceramic coating for easy, non-stick slicing, and blade guards come in matching colors as a safety element. While the knives and blade guards are dishwasher-safe, handwashing is recommended to keep them in top shape for a long time. Here’s what you get in each set:

  • 8-inch Chef Knife in Lavender
  • 8-inch Slicing Knife in Red
  • 8-inch Serrated Bread Knife in Yellow
  • 7-inch Santoku Knife in Sage Green
  • 6.5-inch Utility Knife in Light Blue
  • 3.5-inch Paring Knife in Yellow-Green

Each knife serves a different purpose: the chef and utility knives are more everyday blades for meats and large vegetables, while the paring knife is better for mincing. The set has a 4.8-star rating on Amazon with over 1800 reviews. And right now, the whole thing is currently 62 percent off, bringing the price down to just $25. You can find out more about this knife set on Amazon.

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