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Best electric knives

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Carving up the perfect roast beef or turkey can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be a challenge. Electric knives make slicing up any meat, bread, or vegetable as easy as waving your hand. Whether you’re an everyday chef who wants the perfect carving tool or a cooking connoisseur who wants to ensure perfectly presented food, an electric knife is indispensable in your kitchen. We have cut short the hassle of finding the perfect blade, take a look at our choices of the very best electric kitchen knives.

Staff pick

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Cuisinart CEK-40 electric knife

Two sets of blades, one for bread and one for meat

This electric knife pulls double duty in the kitchen and looks good while doing it. It comes with a butcher block-style case that stores both the blades and the knife’s motor unit when they’re not in use. It keeps them out of the way, but looks great sitting conveniently on your countertop, too. But the real draw with this knife is the two sets of blades. One set slices cleanly through any meat while the second set delicately slices through bread. No more ripped, torn bread slices or ugly cuts of meat. This is the perfect knife for anyone who wants to serve up perfectly sliced, pretty food.

Super light

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Proctor Silex Easy Slice electric knife

Hand-contoured grip for better control

If you want a decent, everyday electric knife that won’t break the bank, check this one out. Its serrated stainless steel blades can tackle meats, bread, or even crafting foam, so it’s an excellent tool for cooking and crafting. It has a lightweight, ergonomic design, so it’s easy to use, and it features a push-button control for added safety. It’s also priced to fit almost any budget, so you don’t have to sacrifice savings to search for the perfect electric knife.

Perfected for anglers

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American Angler PRO electric fillet knife

A rugged set for all your fish and game, season after season

This may seem like an odd choice to include in this list, but if you are an angler (or married to one), you’ve probably had more than one good kitchen knife ruined when trying to clean and fillet their catch of the day. This ergonomic electric knife comes with an assortment of blades designed to make filleting fish much easier. It also comes with a non-slip glove to help you hold onto your catch while you clean it. Not only will this knife save you from damaging your other kitchen knives, but it does a great job with slicing up all kinds of meat. It’s perfect for hunters, fishermen, or anyone who wants a versatile electric knife in their collection.

Best portable pick

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Hamilton Beach electric knife

Convenient carrying case included for safe portability

Storage and portability are essential when it comes to electric knives. A case keeps all the knife’s parts together and makes it easy to transport if you’re cooking away from home. Of course, it’s what’s in the case that really counts, and this electric knife has plenty going for it. It’s reasonably priced, built with a comfortable ergonomic design, has sturdy stainless steel serrated blades, and comes with a handy carving fork to help you hold your meat still while you’re slicing it. Use it to slice turkey or ham, then store it away neatly in its case until you need it again.

Best everyday electric knife

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Black + Decker 9-inch electric carving knife

Comfortable grip for precise slicing

Sturdy stainless steel blades slice through meats, veggies, or even bread with ease. This handy electric knife will be your go-to blade for anything that needs neatly done slices, and its dishwasher-safe blades are a breeze to keep clean. The comfortable ergonomic design and built-in safety lock give you more control when cutting and slicing. The motorized unit features a blade release button for easy blade removal and installation. It’s a great everyday alternative to your non-electric knives at a reasonable price.

Easy slicing for culinary cool

Every kitchen needs a good electric knife, and the Cuisinart CEK-40 Electric Knife handles the job with style while keeping your kitchen countertop organized. You get two high-quality blades for your meats and bread, and a butcher block for storage.

If you’re just looking for a no-frills, everyday electric carving knife, the Black + Decker 9-inch Electric Carving Knife can get the job done. The knife's ergonomic handle ensures comfort when slicing to minimize wrist fatigue. Besides, the 9” stainless steel blades are removable and dishwasher-safe. But if you’re worried about ruining your best kitchen knives, you definitely need to grab the American Angler PRO Professional Grade Electric Fillet Knife