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Old 05-22-2008, 04:26 PM   #11
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I use the Martin Yan "Smash it with your Chinese cleaver" method.
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Old 05-22-2008, 05:04 PM   #12
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I don't have a garlic press but I can tell you that America's Test Kitchen recommended the Zyliss as the best.
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Old 05-22-2008, 06:03 PM   #13
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I don't have a garlic press but I can tell you that America's Test Kitchen recommended the Zyliss as the best.
oh good, glad I got the best.
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Old 05-22-2008, 06:13 PM   #14
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I'm another for the flat of a knife or mortar & pestle depending on amount.


The last garlic specific gadget I bought was a Garlic Twist. I liked it better than any garlic press Ive used, but I still think I prefer the two methods above.
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Old 05-22-2008, 07:09 PM   #15
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garlic press

The easiest thing for me is to use my microplane. WONDERFUL
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Old 05-22-2008, 07:20 PM   #16
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We have a garlic press but seldom use it. Depending on how fine or coarse I want the garlic, I'll either use my microplane or whack the garlic with my chef's knife.
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Old 05-22-2008, 10:38 PM   #17
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I own and use a Zyliss almost every day. It works great, even when you don't peel the garlic completely.
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Old 05-23-2008, 09:58 AM   #18
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I just use the flat of my knife, then some salt to make a paste. I used to use a press back when I first started cooking, but didn't like having to clean it out all the time.
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Old 05-23-2008, 10:25 AM   #19
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America's Test Kitchen gave the Rosle garlic press a number two rating only because of the price. I paid 38.00 at Sur Le Table and it's worth every cent. It is without a doubt the best garlic press I've ever used. It flips open to clean very easily. Rinsing under the faucet is all that is required. Go to Google and type in "rosle garlic press." Look at the U-Tube video and see how it works. Forget that the idiot on the video didn't peel the garlic first. This press is very easy to use does a great job of sqeezing tons of garlic out of it and as I said, cleans in seconds.
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