No matter how you prepare your garlic for cooking – chopping, crushing, mincing or grating – your hands are either sure to smell or the clean up takes more time to complete than the task itself. So what’s any self respecting chef to do? You could invest in one of those clunky and heavy garlic crushers. They’ve come a long way in terms of design since the 80s, but despite many of them boasting a self cleaning tool, garlic still gets stuck and you’ll spend hours of your life scraping the remains from its holes.
The Joseph Joseph Rocker, Garlic Crusher crushes garlic by simply rocking back and forth. The shape is designed such that you can scope directly from the crusher, allowing you to easily distribute the garlic as you see fit. It made from stainless-steel so it will never smell. And when you’re done destroying your kitchen you can just pop it into the dishwasher.
Amazon sells it for $15.