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Why does the garlic peeling method work when the chef is doing it? See detail.

Asked by flo (12904points) June 23rd, 2019

Some people say they tried it and that it doesn’t work for them.

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ragingloli's avatar

Practice, Practice, Practice.
I just press down on the separate segments with the flat of a knife to slightly crush it.

I also like this trick here

Kardamom's avatar

I don’t know, but I am going to try it next time I buy a head of garlic. The trick seems to be cutting the root away from the cloves first.

RocketGuy's avatar

There is a slight twist in two axes of your wrist, while preventing the knife from slipping from the clove. i.e. it takes practice

flo's avatar

I tried it too after I posted the question it worked, kind of.

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