Butchers Block Cheese Boards

A butchers' block is exactly what it sounds like. The block of wood is used by cooks to slice and dice meats, poultry, fish, vegetables, or cheese. This woodblock protects the counter from the cutting edge of a knife or meat cleaver. By clicking this link, You can also order delicious cheese boards online.

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These cutting boards are tough enough to cut any type of material. Wood is a tough material that will last a long time, provided it is properly maintained. Wood may be hard enough to use to cut food or other items, but it still needs to be protected.

Sealing a butcher's block cutting board surface is the best way to protect it from unwanted odors, stains, scarring, and scratching from sharp knives blades. To season your block of wood, it is best to use mineral oil. 

A thin layer of mineral oil can be applied to the surface and rubbed with a soft cloth. This will seal the porous surface. A coat of lacquer or stain can be applied to protect the wood's surface. If you wish, the wood butcher's block cutting boards can be painted to match your kitchen decor.

You may also see some scratching and scarring from the constant use of sharp knives. This is normal wear and tear. Keep the surface clean to prevent germs and bacteria from growing in cracks and crevices. You can clean it with mild soap and warm water. 

You can expect to get many years of use out of your wood butcher block if it is properly seasoned and cleaned regularly. This will prevent the accumulation of bacteria or germs and cross-contamination. A beautiful cutting board will make cooking dinner so much easier.