Ethan Becker

Ethan Becker American Knife Maker. He is the son of Marion and John William Becker and grandson of Irma Starkloff Rombauer, the original author of The Joy of Cooking. Ethan studied at Cordon Bleu in Paris in 1971 and "was entrusted with" authorship of "Joy" in 1976 from his mother.In the 1980s he founded Becker Knife and Tool which in time partnered with BlackJack Knives. Becker Knife and Tool later partnered with Camillus Cutlery Company (until Camillus' bankruptcy in 2007) to produce Ethan's knife designs which are currently produced by Ka-Bar Knives and manufactured in the USA.Ethan is also the creator of the "Becker Patrol Pack" manufactured by Eagle Industries, the CMI Figure 8 Descender and other climbing gear.


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  1. 1. The Joy of Cooking

    This book is a comprehensive guide to home cooking, providing readers with a wide range of recipes, techniques, and advice for all kinds of dishes. It covers everything from appetizers to desserts, with clear instructions and illustrations to make the process easy and enjoyable. The book also includes helpful tips on meal planning, food safety, and nutrition, making it a valuable resource for both beginners and experienced cooks.

    The 420th Greatest Book of All Time