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Old 06-24-2006, 03:26 PM   #71
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Originally Posted by Robo410
used to ...now just use a knife...faster and less bitter
Robo, there's no need to be bitter over using a knife for your garlic instead of a press. It is what it is...
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Old 06-24-2006, 03:36 PM   #72
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good one, Andy! Your dry sense of humor always cracks me up.
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Old 07-03-2006, 09:57 AM   #73
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There's a Spanish grocery store near me that sells bunches of refrigerated garlic gloves already peeled and in small little bags.

This is great, and it eliminates the fuss and bother of having to peel them! I just put them one by one in the garlic press, and voila!!, the garlic is mashed and half the work is done!!! Saves time!!


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Old 07-03-2006, 10:16 AM   #74
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we have two, but only use the good one... I prefer the fresh garlic, but Frank always uses the oil-marinated gloves....
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Old 07-05-2006, 07:57 PM   #75
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The fresh ones are much better!

More flavor and aroma.


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Old 07-05-2006, 10:06 PM   #76
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I have a garlic press and do use it occasionally. It seems to waste some of the garlic though I think. Since I always have to prize a big piece out that's stuck in the press. So most of the time I just use a knife.
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Old 07-05-2006, 10:44 PM   #77
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There's kind of like another thin covering on the peeled garlic clove that actually won't go through the holes in the press the first time around.

This rather little thin layer of skin gets left behind in the press. If you try to redo it, it usually goes though, since the force of the press squeezes it through the holes again.

Other than that, it can be thrown away if you don't want to be bothered with it.


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Old 07-06-2006, 11:08 PM   #78
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My garlic press is my chef's knife.
Cut off the little stemmy tip and whack it once, very hard, with the side of the blade.
Paper skin comes right off and not much mincing left to do.
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Old 07-13-2006, 11:22 AM   #79
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The Mini Bowl that's in my new K'Aid Pearl Metallic Food processor can also be used to chop or mince garlic.


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Old 07-16-2006, 06:55 PM   #80
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never ever use it

I have one, a very good, sturdy one. I never use it, though. It's too time consuming to clean the thing. It's much easire for me to simply chop chop chop. If I need lots, I just use the processor.
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