Every home needs an electric knife. Whether it's to cut up the turkey for Thanksgiving, a roast for Christmas or that ham for Easter. It is so much easier than doing it with a regular knife (unless maybe you are a chef).
I purchased this Hamilton Beach Proctor Silex Easy Slice electric knife to have on hand for all those special occasions when you ask hubby to do the slicing for you!!
This electric knife has two stainless steel blades and a hand contoured grip handle. It has a nice touch button control and is lightweight. The blades release with the touch of a button on the bottom side of the handle. It has a plastic guard which holds the two knives together when pushing them into the handle unit. The on and off swith button is on top of the handle and easy to start up with a push of your thumb.
I like that its quick and really easy to assemble and use. The only thing you need to wash are the blades and I have washed them by hand and thrown them in the dishwasher. When clean I put them back in the plastic sheath that they came in for storage. If the handle should get dirty or greasy from the food I just wipe it down with a hot soapy dishcloth and wipe dry. The whole thing goes back in the box until the next time we need it.
I haven't had any problems with this electric knife and have had it for approximately 5 years. There is a 2 year limited warranty that comes with model but I am way past that!! Great electric knife for the price!