No one comes home from work and WANTS to cut garlic for their meal their about to cook. It’s tedious, time-consuming, and leaves your hands smelling like garlic for days. Loving to eat garlic and loving to smell like garlic is two very different things. So how can you eat garlic but avoid smelling like it? Garlic peeling and chopping machines.
Yes, they exist, and they are a lifesaver in the kitchen. Use one once, and you’ll wonder why you didn’t get one sooner. Ready to meet the one kitchen tool you will use just about every night you cook at home? Lets go!
Best Garlic Peeling & Chopping Machines At A Quick Glance[content-egg-block template=custom/new_list_test]
But first, garlic 101 and FAQ’S
Before you buy a garlic chopping and peeling machine it might be helpful to know more about garlic. Don’t worry, it’ll be quick and then we will be onto the machines themselves!
Q: How long do whole cloves of garlic last?
A: 5 months in the pantry, longer in the fridge and up to 12 months in the freezer
Q: How long does chopped garlic last?
A: Depending on how you store it, it can last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks.
Q: How do you know when garlic goes bad?
A: Any type of discoloration is a good sign that garlic has gone bad. Smelling it can be a good indication as well. Our nose is designed to alert our brain when something has gone bad. The saying ” you’ll know when you know” can work in this situation.
Q: Are there any tips to keep chopped garlic fresh longer?
A: Yes! Keep it in olive oil, in a container with an airtight lid. Best kept when stored in a darker part of the fridge.
Best Commerical Grade Garlic Peeling Machine
This bad boy may look like it’s only for commercial use or professionals but the fact is we all go throw whole bunches of garlic and having this machine saves time and money.
You can find prechopped carrots, onions, celery, and even apples but the only prechopped garlic available at most grocery stores sits in that gross liquid and never actually tastes like true garlic.
This machine allows you to have a shit ton of chopped garlic on hand for all your homemade meals throughout the week.
If you run a restaurant of any kind this would be an ideal chopper for you! Smaller, small business owner types of places love this machine and say it works amazing for them.
Best Use With: Dry garlic
Peeling Rate: 99%
Voltage: 110 Volts
Machine Time: Can work 30 to 40 continuous minutes
The machine has a shoot for the peeled garlic to slide down and out of the machine.
Best Variety For Cutting Options
This machine is multifunctional and can be used for garlic, but it can also be used for any other veggie you may have in your recipe.
Size: the size of this is great to chop garlic and store all of your veggies in one nice container so you don’t have to do a million chop and transfer moves. Home cooks, you’ll know what I’m talking about.
Cutting board: the cutting board is interchangeable which means you can do 7 different types of cuts.
Garlic Size: since this has so many blades you can use garlic in any way you want – chopped, sliced, minced, cut, diced, and more.
Best Kitchen Friendly Tool
This is about the most user-friendly garlic press, and it doesn’t get any more simple than this.
Size: this garlic press has a large chamber which means you can press multiple cloves of garlic at once.
Flip Handle: this has a flip handle which means little plastic dots go through the holes in which the garlic is pressed out of, making sure no garlic gets stuck in the press grate. Makes for easy cleaning
Peeler: because the grate is so small you don’t need to fully peely the garlic before mincing it because as you press it the garlic will automatically shoot through the press.
Clean up: if you rinse this device right away there is essentially no other cleanup that needs to be done. Don’t wait until the garlic dries or it will be a nightmare to clean up.
Best Small Garlic Peller
Size: this little bad boy is so small it could fit in your pocket. You know, in case you ever happen to find yourself in a situation of a garlic peeling emergency.
Grip: this little device was made specifically to fit in your hand which makes rolling and peeling the garlic cloves as easy as 1-2-3. Saves your hand from smelling like garlic!