Mincing Garlic

That funky looking garlic press you have in your kitchen junk drawer makes quick work of mincing garlic -- and fresh-pressed garlic tastes so much better than the stuff in the jars.

Here's a way to mince garlic with a press. While it is not necessary to remove the skin when using a garlic press, doing so make it's easier to clean it out. To remove a clove from a head of garlic, loosen with a paring knife and twist apart. To remove the skin, with flat side of glove down, place broad side of knife over the clove and apply pressure. Remove skin. The remnant stem-end does not to be cut off the clove before using.