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How to Peel and Chop Garlic

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Garlic adds distinctive flavor to sauces, roasts, soups, stews, dips, and dressings. In this video, you’ll learn how to peel and chop garlic in three easy steps. You’ll see the best way loosen up the garlic skins before peeling and also get great tips for keeping your garlic bulbs fresh longer. You’ll see a time-saving way to remove skins when you’re peeling and chopping a large amount of garlic cloves. We’ll show you how to chop and slice your garlic into several sizes—minced, diced, chopped, and slivered—and a professional technique for mincing garlic. You’ll also see a neat trick for ridding the garlic smell from your fingers and cutting board. See more how-to videos >>