Garlic Made Easy

We all know by now that garlic is good for us. It's an antioxidant, so it fights heart disease and cancer. If you eat garlic, or garlic supplements, every day you can fight off the common cold. You can even use it on your skin to treat insect bites, sprains and bruises - I had no idea.


As if that wasn't enough, garlic has an amazing distinctly wonderful flavor. But chopping it up can take so much time and make your fingers stinky.

Check out the Garlic Genius from Williams-Sonoma. This tool works kind of like a pepper-mill and cuts the peeled cloves into tiny, perfectly diced pieces, ready to be used in cooking or sprinkled on food. Plus, it keeps garlic odor on your hands to a minimum.

It's made of stainless steel so you know it'll last. And best of all, you can take it apart and throw it in the dishwasher.

Fit's Tips: To keep garlicky fingers to a minimum, try washing your hands with cold water immediately after cutting. The cold will close your pores and keep the odor out of your pores.

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