Use & Care. Wash prior to first use; dishwasher-safe.
Simply so, do you need to peel garlic before using a garlic press?
A garlic press is a reliable time-saver because it spares you from having to finely mince each clove of garlic. In fact, you don’t even need to peel garlic cloves before mashing them with a garlic press. The best garlic presses can replace your chef’s knife, microplane, grater, or food slicer.
People also ask, how do you clean a stainless steel garlic press?
How do you clean an oxidized garlic press?
If you’d rather not do that, here’s how to remove the residue: In a large plastic tub, soak the tool in a quart of boiling water and 1 tablespoon of cream of tartar for 10 to 15 minutes. You can also sub in 1/4 cup of vinegar for the cream of tartar. How it worked: “Just great,” says Courtney.
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The short answer: There is no significant difference between mincing and pressing fresh garlic cloves.
Cook’s Illustrated lists some additional uses for a garlic press, such as mashing other small items (including olives, capers, anchovies, ginger and canned chipotles) or pressing out small quantities of onion or shallot juice.
Garlic Presses Make Your Food Taste Bad
Add those same cloves after they’ve been crushed through a press, and the super-intense garlic taste can overpower your food. Plus, when sautéed in oil, those tiny specks of garlic go from raw to scorched so fast that there’s barely time for them to mellow from the heat.