While the internet is riddled with ridiculously unnecessary “life hacks,” we think you’ll find this one quite a-peeling.
If you’ve ever cooked anything, ever, you’ve probably used garlic at one point or another. If wine is the nectar of the gods, garlic is the holy vegetable (root? bulb?) equivalent. In fact, so many cultures around the world rely on garlic in their cooking, that it’s now become a meme that that amount listed in recipes is merely a suggestion.
That doesn’t mean that’s it’s any less of a delicious pain in the ass to peel.
Sure, many seasoned chefs out there are accustomed to the ol’ knife smash technique. But a variety of viral techniques have popped up over the years, including lots of shaking the garlic like it’s a polaroid picture. Read more…