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Sharpen Your Knives with KnifeSpa {giveaway}

And the winners are: Sharper, Valerie, queenoftheclick, Cass, and Sarah. Please email me ASAP and I will get your prize to you. Congrats!

About a year and a half ago I finally invested in a nice set of knives. And when I say invested, I mean that I asked for them for Christmas. They’ve been great (except for the one time I cut myself and had to get stitches). Having a great set of knives makes chopping, slicing, and dicing so much faster and easier. After a year and a half though, I started to notice that the knives weren’t feeling as sharp as they used to – even though Eric regularly sharpens them for me when he puts them away.

Coincidentally, I was contacted by a company called KnifeSpa right around when I started getting annoyed with my knives. They offered to professionally sharpen all of my knives for me. It was a pretty simple process. I sent in my knives for sharpening and got them back about a week later. I kept 1 knife at home because I knew I couldn’t live that long without my knives. I sent them out just before I went out of town for a weekend so I could have a couple extra days when I wouldn’t be needing them.

When I got my knives back I was truly impressed. I could slice through a bell pepper like it was nothing. Cutting sweet potatoes for our favorite sweet potato fry recipe was no longer hard work. I couldn’t believe I hadn’t used a service like this sooner. But it was only because I hadn’t heard of them before! Want to know more about how their service works? See here.

About KnifeSpa: KnifeSpa is a service of Master Grinding Service, Inc. based in Rockaway, NJ. They have over six decades of experience, and the tradition of knife sharpening, or “grinding” as it’s known, goes back in their family for at least four generations. They can trace family grinders to Carisolo in the Val Rendena, an area in the province of Trento, Italy.

Are you chopping away with dull knives and cursing every moment of it? Then I’ve got a giveaway for you! 5 lucky winners will recieve a $50 spa session from KnifeSpa. (Depending on the size of your knives, that’s about 5-10 knives). Be sure to read the rules and details below for your chance to win.


Giveaway (5 winners): $50 discount on knife sharpening from KnifeSpa

The Rules:

  • Leave a comment by 11:59 pm PST on July 7th.
  • Anonymous comments: leave your email address and first name in the comments.
  • 1 random winner will be announced by July 10th. I will notify you via email and you will have 72 hours to respond before I choose a new winner.
  • Contest open to US Residents only.

Extra Entries: Additional entries can be earned by doing any of the following, giving you a total of 5 entries. Leave a separate comment for each of your entries.

  • ReTweet the following message: Win a $50 gift certificate from @KnifeSpa and @goodlifeeats & say goodbye to dull knives {INSERT POST LINK HERE} #giveaway
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  • Become a fan of KnifeSpa on Facebook.
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Wednesday 14th of July 2010

@P_jamieJamiefaire_dust@hotmail.comwould love to try this!Pick me! as winner!


Wednesday 7th of July 2010

Boy do my knives need to be

The Food Hunter

Wednesday 7th of July 2010

Great giveaway...and perfect timing. I broke the tip off of my knife this weekend...oh please don't ask how :-)


Tuesday 6th of July 2010

I am glad to find your site, looks great! Knife sharpening would be awesome too!


Tuesday 6th of July 2010

I'm a fan of goodLife {eats} on facebook. ginaogden at gmail dot com