In every kitchen there has to be a number of cutting boards for mincing and slicing of different foods. Each food is supposed to have its own chopping board since using the same cutting board for different foods might lead to cross contamination.
Many of us do not know what factors to base on when choosing cutting boards and thus we end up picking any that we meet in the streets. However, there are some features that good cutting boards posses. A good chopping board must be easy to clean, long lasting, stylish and light and be able to protect knives as well.
Unfortunately, not all kitchen cutting boards meet the above criteria. To help you on that note, we have gone ahead to research and come up with the top ten cutting boards in 2015 basing on customer reviews. If you want to get yourself a good carpet read on to find out which features in our top ten list.
10. MIU Flexible Cutting Board, Set of 5
This is a set of 5 cutting boards that measures 15×11 inches and are designed in different colors. This is to enable you the user to use them on different foods. They are colored in blue, yellow, red, white and green. The yellow color is for poultry, the red for red meat and green for produce. This prevents cross contamination of different foods. The good thing about this set of cutting board is that it be curled easily to transfer food from it to the pans. This is an advantage to you as a user since it eases work and reduces workload.
9. OXO Good Grips 15-Inch-by-21-Inch Cutting Board, Black
This is another great cutting board made of odor resistant and non porous polypropylene material. It measures 21×15 inches and is available in white color. According to many consumers, this chopping board is easier to clean compared to other types. It has soft tapered handles which makes it easy to carry around. Another thing is that the edges are slip-resistant and hence you do not have to worry about your food falling on the ground when cutting the food. Since it is made from polypropylene, it sharpens the knives and is able to resist scratches.
8. Totally Bamboo 20-2038
This is another multipurpose cutting board that you can use for all your meat, vegetable and ingredients. It’s made of bamboo wood and this makes it among the long lasting cutting boards that exist in the world market. The mats are coded in different color to enable you to determine a specific mat to be used for cutting of specific food. Another thing about this cutting board is that it is very thick thus protecting your knife from unwanted ‘cut injuries’. When using it, it is also slip resistant and hence your meat cannot fall down to the ground.
7. Norpro Cut-N-Slice Flexible Cutting Boards, Set of 3
This is another set of cutting boards that offers a good durable platform for the user to chop all the veggies, fruits and meat. The set has three cutting boards made of different colors; green for veggies and fruits, pink for meant and yellow for poultry or seafood. This prevent cross contamination of different types of food. Another advantage that makes this cutting board feature in our list is that it is easy to sanitize. Lastly, it’s also resistant to wear and tear and hence long lasting.
6. Culina Bamboo Wood Cutting Board, Set of 3 Sizes: 8″x6″, 11″x8.5″, 13″x9″
This is a set of 3 cutting boards that come in different sizes; small, medium and large sizes. This is to enable the user to decide which size fits a particular purpose to avoid cross contamination or transfer of bacteria. It’s also made of bamboo and this makes it resistant to scratches as well as tear and wear. It’s also easy to clean and dries very quickly.
5. Bamboo Premium Wood Kitchen Cutting Board- Eco-friendly Strong Thick Chopping Board (10X15)
Here is another bamboo chopping board with its own unique features. It makes a perfect addition to your kitchen since it is easy to clean and dries after a few minutes. It’s also very string and cannot be affected by wear and tear of knives. It also has a metal ring which makes it easy to store since it can easily be hand anywhere especially after cleaning or use.
4. Microban Antimicrobial Cutting Board Lime Green – 11.5×8 inch
This takes number four in our top ten list of kitchen cutting boards due to various reasons. First, it has a soft grip with handle which makes it relatively easy to store. Secondly, it’s a reversible chopping board meaning that it can be used on both sides. After using one side or if one side gets wet, you just switch and use the other side. It’s also non-porous and non-absorbent which makes it dry faster compared to other chopping boards.
3. OXO Good Grips 10-1/2-by-15-Inch Utility Cutting Board, Black
This measures 15×10 inches and is made from polypropylene wood. It’s very light to carry around all thanks to soft tapered handles. It’s also non porous and this makes it to dry faster after cleaning. According to many people who have used it, it maintains the sharp edges of kitchen knives. It cal also be used on both sides and lastly, it has a juice groove around the perimeter to keep liquids in check.
2. CounterArt Flexible Cutting Mat with Food Icons, Set of 4
This chopping board comes in four cutting mats which are painted in different colors. This ensures that there is cross contamination of food since because o using different mats for chopping different foods. They can easily be rolled to act as a funnel for transferring foods to bowls or pans. The mats are made of micro ban protection which inhibits growth of bacteria.
1. Totally Bamboo 20-7930 3-Piece Cutting Board Set
This is a set of three cutting boards that come in different sizes in order to fit all your needs. Since they are made of bamboo, they are very durable and resistant to wear and tear. They are very easy to maintain since you only need warm water to wash them and leave them dry.