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Any smart tips for getting then garlic smell off fingertips? Love the taste, hate the smell!

asked by a Whole Foods Market Customer over 5 years ago
6 answers 722 views
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boulangere

Cynthia is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.

added over 5 years ago

If you have a stainless steel sink, just rub your fingertips over it. You can also buy a stainless thing that looks like a bar of soap - kitchenware stores generally have them.

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AntoniaJames

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added over 5 years ago

The back (dull side) of a stainless steel knife blade also works! I typically rinse my chef's knife immediately after chopping garlic, to get the sticky stuff off, and make a point of rubbing my fingertips carefully over the broad sides of the blade at the same time. Works like a charm . . . . ;o)

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added over 5 years ago

I use lemon and rub them on my fingers ...

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added over 5 years ago

Old fashioned (Morton) table salt works well, too.

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Anitalectric

Anita is a vegan pastry chef & founder of Electric Blue Baking Co. in Brooklyn.

added over 5 years ago

Garlic smell on my fingers is one of my favorite things in the world.

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added over 5 years ago

What Antonia said works but any stainless steel surface will work the same. I prefer to use the side of my stainless steel sink.