The legendary Jacques Pépin reveals the best garlic prep techniques. Plus, delicious recipes that star garlic.

Food & Wine
February 06, 2012

In this article:


Peeling, Crushing and Chopping Garlic

Jacques Pépin reveals brilliant shortcuts for prepping garlic.


Recipes for Minced Garlic

 Roasted Chicken with Garlic-Thyme Butter

Roasted Chicken with Garlic-Thyme Butter

To give roasted chicken extra flavor, Grant Achatz not only rubs a delicious butter with minced garlic under the breast skin, but also packs the cavity with more garlic, plus thyme sprigs and lemon quarters. Spaghetti with Clams and Garlic

Spaghetti with Clams and Garlic

This exquisite, supersimple version of linguine con vongole is packed with four cloves of minced garlic and a judicious amount of crushed red pepper.  Garlic Bread

Garlic Bread

This garlicky bread is perfect for dipping, or on its own.