Getting a handle on minced garlic
Wrap your hand around this sleek stainless-steel garlic press and give a quick, even press -- there’ll be no annoying adjustment of the clove. It works smoothly. It’s also easy to clean with a plate that lifts out and can be quickly washed under the faucet. Or, pop the press in the dishwasher.
Kuhn Rikon Epicurean Garlic Press, $30, from Cookin’ Stuff, 22217 Palos Verdes Blvd., Torrance, (310) 371-2220; Kitchen Outfitters, 5666 E. 2nd St., Long Beach, (562) 434-2728; www.chefscatalog.com; and www.cooking.com.