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Peel Garlic Easy ways to peel garlic

Peeling garlic can be a bit tricky if you haven't ever done it before. So, here are a couple of helpful ideas to make garlic peeling a breeze and your cooking so much easier.

To peel garlic fast, put the garlic cloves in the microwave for 15 seconds and the skins will slip off with ease with a paring knife or your fingers.

Another way to peal garlic fast and easy is to hit the clove hard with the flat side of large knife or you can hit it on the counter hard. This will split the garlic head and make removing the skin easy with your fingers.




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peeling garlic Comments By: Pierre Francis on 2009-03-10
Garlic can be a pain to clean. I begin by selecting large pods with dry skins. To clean, I simply chop off the head, pinch the "tail" of the garlic and pull it off sideways. It's really that simple. For smaller, tighter pods, I slice off the head, then cut lightly along the outer curved back, then peel off as described above, pinching the tail. Hope this helps.
 
using rubber gloves Comments By: Greg on 2009-07-22
I,m canning pickles and I use alot of garlic.I wear a pair of rubber gloves and break apart the bulb and it works really slick on the cloves I just cleaned 9 bulbs in about 1 half hour
 
Better to crush than to nuke.... Comments By: Anon. on 2010-02-20
I tried putting my home grown garlic cloves in the microwave for 15 seconds. At approximately 6 seconds, one burst into flame! Stopped the machine, and yes, the heated cloves were reasonably easy to peel, but nonetheless, I chose to crush the remaining cloves I needed for the recipe. Much safer, and just as easy!
 
Better to crush than to nuke.... Comments By: Anon. on 2010-02-20
I tried putting my home grown garlic cloves in the microwave for 15 seconds. At approximately 6 seconds, one burst into flame! Stopped the machine, and yes, the heated cloves were reasonably easy to peel, but nonetheless, I chose to crush the remaining cloves I needed for the recipe. Much safer, and just as easy!
 
Garlic Comments By: anon on 2010-11-03
we had to peel a kilo of garlic at weekend tried microwave it made the galic go green after a few hours, but i usually soak them in hot water for serveral minutes, microwave method, you have to peel them quick before they
cool, the water menthod is safe and quick, but i will put rubber gloves next time.

 
Comments By: pammi on 2010-11-03
tried microwave it made the galic go green after a few hours, but i soak them in warm water for serveral minutes, its same a microwave,
 



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