Peeling the Microwave?


I hate—I repeat—HATE peeling  fresh garlic. The papery skin takes forever to peel off, and I never get all of it. But apparently there's an easy way to do it...

Do you know how?


According to the May 2009 issue of Cook's Country, if you put the whole cloves in the microwave for about 15 seconds, the skins come off easily. I can't wait to try this. Now if only I knew how to get rid of the garlic smell from my fingers after I chop it...

Do you have any tricks up your sleeve when it comes to garlic?

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