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How to Peel a Clove of Garlic

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If you’re like me, fresh garlic is an essential in your kitchen. This flavourful ingredient, however, can be fiddly to peel. Here is a quick and simple method for removing the skin without the need for fancy gadgets.
What you'll need: 
A clove of garlic
A sharp knife
A cutting board
Slice off the end and tip of the garlic clove.
Turn the knife on its side and place it on top of the clove.
Holding the knife steady, firmly but gently pound your fist once over the knife. This will cause the skin to break.
Remove the peel and mince the garlic as normal.
Although a thin paring knife will work, a knife with a wide blade provides a greater “pounding surface.”
Avoid striking the knife too strongly as this will crush the garlic clove.


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