How to Peel a Garlic Bulb in 10 seconds

how to a garlic head in 10 seconds

With the big Holiday season only a few months away, it is good to know tricks that can save you time in the kitchen. In this video, SAVEUR magazine‘s Executive Food Editor, Todd Coleman, shows you how to peel a whole head of garlic in less than ten seconds. It’s a bit noisy but effective.

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silicone garlic peeler

For every day use, you can tap a clove of garlic with the back of a chef knife. A less-messy option is a garlic peeler. I like the colorful silicone garlic peeler by Danesco and Zak Designs.

I am on the lookout for more time-saving cooking tricks. If you know any, please share them.

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  • angela@spinachtiger
    October 4, 2011 at 08:57

    You just saved me a lot of time in the kitchen. Great tip. I pinned it. You might start thinking about getting a pinterest button for your site, (unless I missed it somehow).

    • Kim
      October 4, 2011 at 17:49

      Angela, good idea!

  • angela@spinachtiger
    October 6, 2011 at 08:31

    Kim just go to

  • Shayna
    October 20, 2011 at 16:07

    …I almost don’t believe it, it looks so easy.

  • QlinArt
    November 14, 2011 at 23:44

    Loved it! So funny. Will have try it when everyone is awake in the house! For now will opt using back of a knife. Merci!

  • Ram
    January 19, 2012 at 13:06

    that’s NEAT DUDE… Thanks