There is nothing like a good knife when you are cooking. Like I know, right? My husband does all the cooking around here. But he loves good knives so I can still say it.
Amazon has Shun Steel 8" Carving Knife for $44 with free shipping. Next lowest on Google Products is $106 shipped.
They also have several other Shun models discounted.
4" Paring Knife $36
6" Boning Knife $53
2.5" Birds Beak Knife $29
8" Offset Bread Knife $53