Knives are fine art in the hands of Doun Rose, a knife-maker located near Traverse City. The Fife Lake knife-maker consulted with Epicurean Classic chefs and Amical’s Dave Denison to give his knives great rock, perfect balance and a breathtakingly sharp edge. These handcrafted, high-carbon stainless slicers with polished hardwood handles and detailed designs are chef quality but at home in any kitchen. $175-$350. Traverse City, 231-933-9688. EPICUREANCLASSIC.COM/CATEGORY/PRODUCTS.