A Rada all-time best seller, the Regular Paring fits nicely in your hand and is the ideal weight for easily paring, slicing, and seeding fruits and vegetables. Perfect for deveining shrimp and venting pie dough too. Its size makes it an all-around wonderful paring knife.
Silver Handle: Item R101
Black Handle: Item W201
The Regular Paring Knife is a best seller, cherished by generations of cooks for its ideal size and multitude of uses. The non-serrated blade glides easily through food with smooth cuts. It is Rada Cutlery’s best-selling knife; it’s no coincidence that this handy kitchen tool is loved by cooks everywhere!
One of the most-used knives in the house, the Regular Paring Knife's size is ideal for nearly any type of food prep. Easily peel and cut fruit for cobblers, remove those eye-blistering seeds from jalapeños, and separate baby back ribs. Use it to slice shallots and garlic cloves and to chop dates too.
To assure our customers get the best-slicing knives available, all Rada blades are crafted from surgical-quality, T420 high-carbon stainless steel then hollow ground to create a concave cutting edge, making our knives incredibly sharp with lifetime durability. Designed with frequent use in mind, non-serrated, hollow-ground blades can be easily resharpened to achieve a like-new blade again and again. For easy at-home sharpening of non-serrated blades, check out Rada’s Quick Edge Knife Sharpener.
This knife has two handle options. The silver handle is made from permanently cast silver brushed aluminum and has a satin finish. The black handle is constructed from black stainless steel resin. Both are incredibly durable and fit beautifully into any kitchen décor.
AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING GIFT SETS
This seven-piece Starter Set includes a little bit of everything—perfect for giving a kitchen high-quality multi-functionality and great taste. Whether purchasing as a gift or for your own home, this set will pare, peel, and slice through any food in the house. Put it to the test and see why this is one of our best-selling gift sets.
The key to a happy home is Rada’s Housewarming Gift Set. These three incredible knives—Regular Paring Knife, Utility/Steak Knife, and Slicer—will create the firm foundation needed for every kitchen and cutting task.
If wedding bells are ringing for someone you know, Rada’s Wedding Register Set will make them a happy couple indeed! Our four-piece knife set is on point with our Regular Paring, Utility/Steak, Stubby Butcher, and Slicer knives—all designed to last a lifetime.
With our Prepare Then Carve Set, the recipient will master the art of meat carving and look like a pro while doing it! This four-piece set comes with three knives—Regular Paring, Utility/Steak, and Slicer—and a Carving Fork.This combination of utensils creates a deluxe set that gives the recipient everything they need for carving and serving.
Knock it out of the park with our All-Star Paring Gift Set, which includes the complete lineup of Rada’s MVP paring knives—six knives in all! From our smallest, Granny Paring, to our largest, Super Parer, and everything in between—Peeling Paring, Regular Paring, Serrated Regular Paring, and Heavy Duty Paring. Anybody would love these outstanding performers.
The Paring Knives Galore Set is a versatile three-piece set. A Rada best seller — it is ready to take on all the fruits and veggies you can handle. In three various-sized lengths, the knives in this set allow the recipient to pare dozens of apples for block party pies, trim chicken breasts headed for the grill, and prep vegetables or create detailed flourishes for a veggie tray. For function and style, you can’t go wrong with this set. Give it a try and see why folks are falling in love with these three knives.
Rada’s Peel, Pare & Slice Gift Set includes the best of the best of Rada products. New and experienced cooks alike will love the perfect combination of tools that feature form, function, and impeccable good looks, all tucked inside an attractive gift box.
The eight-piece Essential Oak Block Set includes an Essential Oak Block and seven of the most useful larger knives available—Slicer, Cook’s Knife, 6ʺ Bread Knife, Tomato Slicer, Super Parer, Cook’s Utility, and Regular Paring Knife. The empty slots remaining give you the freedom to purchase six smaller knives of your choice to round out your set.
"I love these knives. I have been buying them for years. They are the only knives I buy. The potato peeler is amazing. We moved and in the move I lost my knife sharpener, so glad I got another one. Thanks for a product with consistent quality and great customer service."
BLADE LENGTH 3¼"
TOTAL LENGTH 6¾"
BLADE MATERIAL Surgical-Quality,
T420 High-Carbon Stainless Steel
BLACK HANDLE MATERIAL Molded Resin
SILVER HANDLE MATERIAL Cast Aluminum
COUNTRY OF PRODUCTION USA
PRODUCT WARRANTY The Lifetime Guarantee
A dull knife is a dangerous knife! Keep your blades sharp. When Rada’s high-quality non-serrated blades need sharpening, there’s no need for a professional knife-sharpening service. You can do it yourself in a matter of seconds with the modest but oh-so incredibly effective Quick Edge Knife Sharpener.
Rada recommends hand washing all fine cutlery. Hand washing prevents microscopic dings on a knife blade’s cutting edge, eliminates the harsh environment created by a dishwasher’s high temperatures and abrasive detergents that will negatively affect its handle, and ultimately extends the life of the knife.
While Rada’s black handle knives and utensils are more dishwasher tolerant than the silver handles, hand washing is still recommended.
It boils down to this: When knives last a lifetime like Rada Cutlery knives do, you want them to remain in tip-top condition so you can enjoy them for a lifetime.
Since 1948, Rada Cutlery has been crafting knives that stand the test of time. The hand-sharpened, razor-sharp edge of the surgical-quality, T420 high-carbon stainless steel blade ensures that durability reaches our customers...for a lifetime of use.
Every one of our products is handcrafted in the heart of the USA, with materials only from America. Our strong heritage and Midwest values assure dependability you can believe in and sharp good looks you’ll be proud to have in your home.
Outstanding knives. Exceptional value. That’s the Rada way.
There is not a better knife on earth than these. I bought 2 for my daughter and so far 1 for me. Perfect size ans weight. Quality product. American made. 5 Stars!
I have RADA knives that I purchased in 1997 and still using them. The great workmanship and quality. ESPECIALLY love that they are made here in the states.
These little paring knives are great for small hands, easy to sharpen and make great, extra little wedding gifts or stocking stuffer!
These knives are great. Easy handling, sharp and a great price. I will highly recommend this product.
Silver. Our silver permanently cast solid brushed aluminum handles with a satin finish were the “originals,” dating back to post-WWII (1948), when manufacturing of non-war-related products began in earnest
Black. Our black handles are made from stainless steel resin and were introduced in 2007 to offer more choices to our customers. This handle is also more tolerant of dishwashers.
Anthem Wave. In 2019, another black handle was introduced. Called Anthem Wave, it has an ergonomic grip and is slightly longer and larger than our other handles, great for people who prefer a bigger handle.
The best way to care for all fine cutlery is to hand wash and then dry immediately. Hand washing eliminates the harsh environment created by a dishwasher’s high temperatures and abrasive detergents, prevents microscopic dings on the blades’ cutting edge, and helps protect your knives from corrosion, ultimately extending the life of their finish. Caring for your knives properly assures they’ll remain sharp and in great condition for a lifetime of use
Every Rada Cutlery product is 100% American made, from raw materials through construction. Always have been; always will be.
Our knives are crafted with surgical-quality high-carbon stainless steel and hand sharpened, giving every Rada knife a razor-sharp edge.
All non-serrated Rada knives can be easily resharpened when needed, to achieve a like-new blade again and again.
Every product manufactured by Rada Mfg. Co. is GUARANTEED FOR LIFE from defects in material or workmanship. Our craftsmanship is topnotch, meaning you’ll probably never need this guarantee, but if you do, we’ll be here for you to honor our promise.
Our products last. Families often pass their knives from generation to generation. The low price you’ll pay for that kind of quality is remarkable!
Hooray! All Rada knives (as well as the Quick Edge Knife Sharpener) and utensils can be used by either right- or left-handed users equally well. Our Cheese Knife has special features designed to work its best when held in the right hand. However, customers have told us they use the knife with their left hand without issue.
Every serrated Rada knife and “cutting utensil” is made using the BEST type of serration for its intended purpose. Non-serrated blades are hollow ground on both sides for ultimate cutting and slicing.
Simply grip the sharpener’s durable nylon base at the end furthest from the wheels with one hand and pull a knife blade between the wheels of the sharpener at a slight upward angle using the other hand; repeat four to six times. This works equally well whether you hold the sharpener with your left hand (logo is facing you for “righties”) or with your right hand (logo is facing away from you for “lefties”). Now, carefully wipe off the blade to remove any metal shavings and you’re done!
The secret is in the Quick Edge Knife Sharpener’s dual steel wheels, which intersect to sharpen both sides of a knife blade at the same time. The specially hardened, high-carbon stainless wheels ensure that blades reach their sharpest point with only a few passes
Rada Mfg. Co. has been manufacturing cutlery in the Midwest since 1948, selling more than 170 million knives since that time. Every product is 100% made in the USA, from raw materials all the way through construction.
We started out in a small facility producing just six products and three gift sets, several of which are still in production today. We’ve come a long way since then and offer 125+ products from knives, utensils, and gift sets to kitchen tools, food mixes, and recipe and gift books.
Through the years, Rada has remained strong, with this goal at the forefront: providing outstanding knives at an exceptional value that everyone can afford. Because sharp knives shouldn’t be a luxury.
Rada also helps thousands of fundraising groups raise money for their causes through our Fundraising Programs and provides an opportunity for individuals and small businesses to sell and profit from Rada products through our Reseller Program.
Rada knives are crafted with surgical-quality high-carbon stainless steel and hand sharpened for a razor-sharp edge.
All Rada products have been proudly 100% manufactured in the USA for over 70 years.
Rada Mfg. Co. will replace any product manufactured by our company returned due to defects in material or workmanship.
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