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Nebraska Furniture Mart | December 10, 2018

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Not All Cutting Boards Are Created Equal

John Boos cutting boards

Wood cutting boards are very popular and look great in every kitchen. They are also great for your knives because wood does not dull the blade, but they may be hiding some not-so-friendly bacteria in them. Make sure your boards are made of the right material. Some woods, like pine, red oak and balsa, are very porous and will absorb anything you put on them. Hardwoods with tight grain and small pores are best for wooden cutting boards. Hard maple is the preferred hardwood because it is durable, resilient, knife-friendly, easy to clean, sanitary and inhibits bacteria growth.

John Boos & Company, founded in 1887, is the leading manufacturer of butcher block and stainless steel gourmet products in the United States. They are well-known for their famous cutting boards that are made in the U.S.A of solid and quality North American hardwoods. John Boos & Co. can be found listed with the National Sanitation Foundation and have been awarded the Gold Medal for Excellence in Foodservice Equipment by the Chefs of America. They have also been used by the chefs on The Food Network channel, so you know these guys are good!

Nebraska Furniture Mart offers over 25 different John Boos & Co. cutting boards for you to choose from. Plus, we sell tons of islands, kitchen carts and other food prepping surfaces from them as well!

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