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DOUK-DOUK: THE BEST SIMPLE POCKET KNIFE

One of the best meals I have ever had was a pan-seared duck breast with a balsamic vinegar reduction. It claimed the "Best Meal" title because of two reasons: 1). It was properly done [perhaps one of the only times I have had duck breast cooked correctly: the duck fat was reduced to a near-crisp, allowing the fat to permeate and flavor the meat, and not leaving one to contend with a mouthful of chewy blubber] and 2). because it was simple [I was able to enjoy the duck without the distraction of too many other ingredients]. This principle for success can be applied to most other things in this world, including the perfect pocket knife. Two things: properly made and made simple. 
Douk-Doukhandcrafted pocket knives have been in production by M.C.Cognet Cutlery since 1929. Their eponymous "Douk-Douk"model knife was designed for sale in French colonies in Melanesia: a clip-point carbon steel blade (easily sharpened) with acid-etched arabesques, a blued sheet-metal handle…

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