Shopping for a chopping board can be exasperating with all the choices (plastic, wood, glass) and conflicting information online. Let's examine cutting boards and clear up some of the confusion.
Cutting boards serve 2 purposes –
Protect knives from wear
Protect countertops from damage
Materials range from wood and glass to end grain and composite. Which is best? If protecting knives and kitchen surfaces is our only goal, why all the choices?