How To

How to Peel Fresh Garlic

Are you guilty of trying to figure out how to peel fresh garlic with a paring knife, only to nearly slice off a finger as you not so carefully maneuver the knife across a clove?

Does it frustrate you enough to reach for a jar of minced garlic?

How to peel fresh garlic!

Good news! It’s not that hard to master the art of peeling a garlic clove, and once you try, you’ll never go back to the jarred stuff.

STEP 1

BUY A FRESH GARLIC BULB – DON’T REFRIGERATE

Garlic+Whole

STEP 2

TURN YOUR KNIFE ON ITS SIDE AND SMASH THE CLOVE
(Hold the knife with one hand, and use your fist from the other to smash.)

Garlic+Smash

STEP 3

SLIDE THE PEEL OFF THE CLOVE

Garlic+Final

YES. It’s that simple, people!

Hi, I'm Liza, a self-proclaimed word-nerd who loves getting sucked into whimsical stories and epic movies. I have laid-back, practical attitude towards life, and as a foodie at heart, I relish the chance to both cook and eat. (No picky-eater here!) I'm always on the hunt for the perfect mojito, inspiration for another tattoo and time to finish my novel.

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