LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) – Just roll to peel and twist to dice. That's all you'll need to do in order to get fresh diced garlic with the Garlic PRO, if it works of course. The Garlic Pro is a no touch garlic dicer, designed to make dicing garlic easier while keeping you hands away from the garlic smell.
The construction of the device is pretty simple. The base is a clear cup with ten stainless steel, double-edged blades. The top has ten blades as well, which are offset from the base blades. The package comes with an E-Z Peeler designed to shed the skin from the garlic.
I begin with the E-Z Peeler. I just place the cloves inside the tube. Then, with a bit of light pressure, I roll back and forth and the skin easily sheds from my first few cloves. I dropped the cloves into the base of the Garlic PRO and put on the top. I rotated the top in both clockwise and counter-clockwise around two dozen times. It was tough to turn at first, but the more I twisted, the easier it got, and the finer it diced the garlic. With the top off and a few taps, most of the diced garlic dumped out on the table. I finished of the rest of the cloves with similar results.
It was easy to use, but how easy is the cleanup? It's dishwasher safe, but if you don't have a dishwasher, the instructions call for just a rinse. With only a rinse, the leftover garlic frees from the base and top of the unit.
So, with a whole head of garlic peeled and diced, plus the fast cleanup, it looks like the Garlic PRO cuts away to a YES for this week's "Does it Work?" test. We purchased our Garlic PRO online for $9.99 plus shipping and tax.
Web Extra: The Garlic Pro is a pretty simple device to use. Personally, I was more excited on how well the free E-Z Peeler that came with the package worked. The garlic was super easy to peel with the E-Z Peeler. As far as the Garlic pro, it really handled dicing the garlic in a quick manner. I had very large cloves of garlic to use in the test, so I think that's why my resistance was a bit much at first. Once I got them chopped into smaller pieces, the twisting became so much easier. Except for me getting the garlic in order for camera shots, I didn't have any need to touch the diced garlic during the process. A fork or small spatula would help collect the gathered garlic off the sides. It also says it's good for nuts and toppings, but I would assume more than a rinse would be needed to alleviate the garlic taste seeping into your other foods.
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