Many of their favorite recipes call for chopped, minced or crushed garlic, and I've found that a microplane grater deals makes dealing with garlic a snap. Easy to use, easy to clean, no smelly hands! Leave the stem end on the garlic after you peel it for a handle.
The grater is also terrific for grated ginger, avoiding the stringy mess that can happen when you try to grate ginger on a box grater.
The microplane grater turns my sister's recipe for Spicy Noodles (with sesame oil, soy sauce, crushed garlic, ginger and crushed red pepper) into a 2 minute recipe - my favorite kind!
This shabbat's foods will include sushi (home made), gazpacho, cajun meatloaf, corn kugel and whatever else their hearts (and stomachs!) desire -
Great idea! I never thought of using the microplaner for garlic. Thanks!ReplyDelete