Peel Garlic in a Flash

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Photo by: Lara Robby/Studio D ©Hearst Communications Inc., 2012

Lara Robby/Studio D, Hearst Communications Inc., 2012

Hot Tips From Food Network Kitchens' Katherine Alford:

Smashing whole garlic cloves is the best way to peel them: Place the cloves on a cutting board, hold the flat side of a chef's knife on top and give it a firm whack with the heel of your other hand. Use just enough force to split the skin and crack open the cloves; if you pulverize the garlic with a heavy-handed thud, it will be harder to peel.

(Photograph by Lara Robby/Studio D)
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