The Best Gadget for Cleaning Garlic

Back a few years ago after cleaning six heads of garlic with my bare hands for a canning project, I decided it was time for a change. For days my hands ached from the burning the garlic caused and they smelled of garlic even longer. There had to be a better way.

Finally in one of my many trips to the gadget section of our local kitchen supply store I finally found one that was perfect: The Garlic Prep ‘n Store by Casabella Gourmet. Although I don’t use the slice/dice pieces that came with this gadget, the peeling piece is indispensable.

Garlic Cleaner 1

This soft, flexible piece of rubber makes peeling garlic quick, clean, and painless.

Step 1: Place garlic section inside rubber tube.

Garlic Cleaner 3

Step 2: Gently press down on rubber tube and roll back and forth.

Garlic Cleaner 5

Step 3: Release the tube and out pops paper-free garlic cloves.

Garlic Cleaner 4

This time-saving trinket is one of the best $7.99 I’ve ever spent on any gadget. I use it at least two or three times a week.


Gadgets aren’t always as good as they advertise, but from experience I can tell you, this one is, and for this I am — Simply Grateful.


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