Smashing garlic isn't just a good culinary skill; it's also a great way to relieve stress. Here, six garlicky recipes that will let you smash away.

F&W Editors
September 03, 2014

In this week's video from Panna, chef Jonathan Waxman demonstrates a very necessary cooking technique: How to mash garlic. Not only is it a good culinary skill, but smashing garlic is also a great way to relieve stress. Here, six garlicky recipes that will let you smash away.

1. Salt Cod Croquettes
These crispy, fluffy croquettes are a perfect match with another great stress reliever, a caipirinha. 

2. Salmon Steaks with Soy-Maple Glaze 
Smashed ginger and garlic pressed into salmon steaks imparts incredible flavor.

3. Crispy Deep-Fried Ribs 
The sauce for these impossibly good ribs includes ketchup and plenty of garlic. It was originally meant for wings.

4. Mushroom-and-Goat Cheese Béchamel Pizzas 
A smashed garlic clove gives the sautéed mushrooms a delicious depth of flavor.

5. Thai Grilled Chicken with Cilantro Dipping Sauce 
Smashed garlic is pureed with cilantro stems and leaves, jalapeños, fish sauce and sesame oil to make a flavorful coating for grilled chicken.

6. Broccoli with Garlicky Tapenade 
Pungent, extra-garlicky olive tapenade is a perfect accompaniment to steamed broccoli.

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