Ginsu's Essentials Series serrated blades performs as accurately as fine edged professional cutlery with the convenience of never requiring sharpening! Symmetric Edge Technology integrates identical serrations on each side of the blade for an even cut. The paring knife is a cornerstone of any knife set. You can use paring knives for small, intricate cuts. This allows for greater control over the knife than when using a larger knife. Peel fruits, garnish plates and chop up small foods such as garlic quickly and easily with a paring knife.