Easily Break Apart a Head of Garlic

Tip: How to Easily Break Apart a Garlic Bulb

separate a head of garlic
How to separate a head of garlic

Need to break open a garlic bulb?  Use this quick trick to do it simply and easily.

Just place the bulb on a cutting board, with the larger end down (see photo on right).

Then put a knife right through the top of the neck, as if you were stabbing it.  Twist the knife and the cloves will come apart.

Once you’ve got it separated, use this handy tool to peel the cloveszak garlic peeler

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