Let’s talk about kitchen scissors. They might be small, but they are one of my most used culinary items. Earlier this year, I tossed a pair that were rusted, but they had lasted a few years, so I wasn’t upset. They were the kind that came apart for washing and drying. I always washed them by hand instead of putting them in the dishwasher, so perhaps that helped. The brand was OXO.
I turned around and purchased a new pair from Kitchen Aid that did not come apart. They were half the price and had decent reviews, so I decided to take the risk. Not a good idea. A few months later, they were rusted shut and had to be pitched.
I’m currently using a regular pair of scissors, but they just don’t cut it (pun intended), so now I’m faced with a decision: Do I spend more money on what looks like a nicer pair of kitchen scissors and hope they last? The trouble is, no matter how expensive a pair of kitchen shears is, there are always buyers who claim that they rust quickly.
I know this might seem like a silly subject, but I would be interested to hear your thoughts. Do you have a favorite pair of kitchen scissors? If so, what brand are they, and do they come apart? On the flip side, have tried any that you do not recommend?