#HealthyHowTo: Peeling Garlic Made Simple

Article posted in: Diet & Nutrition

Garlic lends delicious flavor to foods, making it something of a culinary staple in most kitchens. But the benefits of this potent perennial don’t stop there. Preliminary research has demonstrated that garlic consumption may play a role in the prevention of heart disease, cancer and possibly even Alzheimer disease.

The only trouble with garlic (aside from the whole bad breath thing!) is the time it takes to peel it. Removing that papery membrane can be a bit tricky and time-consuming. But it doesn’t have to be! Try our simple trick for peeling garlic in mere seconds.

Place your garlic bulb in a jar and give it a good shake! Keep shaking and before you know it, your garlic will magically peel itself and be ready for cooking.