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The hand that you are not using to hold the knife is called your guiding hand. It holds the food and keeps it from slipping around on the board.

You should use something called a claw grip, where you use your free fingers to grip the food that needs to be cut whilst tucking them under so that they wont be in the firing line if the knife slips.

Posted on Jan 10, 2013

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