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How To Mince Garlic

Watch more Food Preparation Tips, Tricks, & Techniques videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Mince garlic quickly and easily to give the right flavor to any dish. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Release cloves Pull away the cloves from the bulb of garlic. Step 2: Peel the skin Peel the skin from the individual cloves by cutting off the stem and then pressing down on the clove with a side of a knife blade. Remove the skin after it releases. Step 3: Smash the clove Smash the peeled clove with the side of the knife to start to break it apart. Step 4: Rock a knife Rock the blade of a large knife back and forth quickly across the smashed garlic, using your free hand to steady the top of your blade. Continue chopping until the garlic is minced. Tip Add salt to the garlic before you chop. Salt acts as an abrasive and can help the garlic break down more easily. Step 5: Do it the easy way Use a garlic press to save time. Peel the cloves and pass them through the press, using a knife to trim away any garlic that clings. A microplane grater can also work wonders, allowing you to grate tiny pieces of garlic in no time. Did You Know? Garlic is rich in antioxidants, which help destroy cancer-causing free radicals in the body.
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