As a garlic lover, I’m always happy when Christmas rolls around and someone gives me a cool new garlic gadget as a gift. If you’re looking for gift ideas for the people in your life who are enamored with the stinking rose, here are 15 gift ideas for garlic lovers.
The OXO Stainless Steel Garlic Press is the number one rated garlic press on Amazon. Its durable design with soft grip handles allows for quick, comfortable garlic pressing. It is dishwasher safe and has a large capacity garlic chamber, which can press 3 cloves at once. Garlic lovers are sure to love the time they will save while sustaining a great quality of minced garlic.
Reviewers say: “very sturdy,” “incredibly smooth,” “easy to clean” and consistently, “best garlic press.”
Keep your garlic fresh with this easy to clean, easy on the eyes garlic keeper. The Le Creuset Stoneware Garlic Keeper measures just over four inches across and nearly five inches tall, holding several bulbs of garlic at once. It provides good ventilation, is dishwasher safe and can double as a garlic roaster as well by tossing it straight into the oven. That’s a double score for any true garlic lover.
Reviewers say: “great product,” “cute,” “a must have,” and nearly everyone agrees that it keeps their garlic “fresher, longer.”
Norpro Large Garlic BakerNorpro Large Garlic Baker is an easy way to produce delicious, roasted garlic. It is oven and microwave safe and has a cute garlic-shaped handle. It holds several heads of garlic, which makes it a great way to prepare roasted garlic for parties and get-togethers. It comes with a basic recipe to get you started on roasting garlic like a pro. Garlic lovers will love that it can also be used to store garlic.
Reviewers say: “a must have,” “so easy,” “attractive on the counter,” “easy to clean,” “perfect garlic roaster,” and “results are sumptuous.”
The Chef’n Garlic Zoom is a garlic mincer that does the tough and dirty work for you simply and effectively. You simply fill the roller with peeled garlic, roll back and forth on the counter top for and you have freshly chopped garlic ready to go in just a few seconds. The stainless steel blades are removable and the device is dishwasher safe. This is a fun, time saving garlic mincer any garlic lover is sure to like.
Reviewers say: “works great,” “minces well,” “fast to use,” and “great gadget.” One reviewer suggests purchasing the XL in order to chop more garlic at a time.
Another simple to use, easy to clean garlic tool, the Zak Designs E-Z-Rol Garlic Peeler peels fresh garlic without the sticky odor of doing the job by hand. Just place several cloves of raw garlic inside the peeler, roll it along the counter top and your garlic is ready to go. Red and blue appear to be the most popular colors, but I think many garlic lovers will also like the green.
Reviewers say: “so simple, “time saver,” “great gizmo” and “genius invention.”
With a sleek looking design, the Joseph Joseph Rocker Garlic Crusher is fun and easy to use and a breeze to clean. It minces several cloves at once and is made from odor resistant, stainless steel. To crush garlic, simply place rocker on top of a clove, rock back and forth and disco. This is a fun and effective gift for anybody who loves garlic.
Reviewers say: “simple design,” “fun,” “it rocks” and “best garlic press ever!” One reviewer claims that the garlic is not over-crushed and therefore maintains its quality of taste.
The NexTrend 3rd Generation Clear Garlic Twist offers an alternative way to mince garlic than the standard garlic press. It has a large capacity that can peel and crush at least 4 cloves at once. The texture of the minced garlic is on par with mincing with a knife but far quicker. Garlic lovers are sure to appreciate both its convenience and quality.
Reviewers say: “very useful,” “texture is perfect,” “cool invention,” and “a keeper.” Buyers warn that you should be wary of cheap knock-offs that don’t work nearly as well.
The Hutzler Garlic Saver can keep about one head of garlic fresh for several weeks. It features an easy twist and lock design and is safe to run through the dishwasher. A true garlic lover will adore its perfect garlic bulb design that looks great on the kitchen counter.
Reviewers say: “eye catching,” “durable,” and “worth every penny.”
The Kuhn Rikon Epicurean Garlic Presss is designed to require less effort than other garlic presses. It is a handsomely designed, stainless steel model and fits comfortably in the hand. It is easy to clean and dishwasher safe. It’s the perfect kitchen tool for any garlic lover.
Reviewers say: “great garlic press,” “imPRESSive,” and “effortless.” One reviewer claims that it produces “beautifully consistent mince,” versus the poorly crushed garlic of many other presses.
One of the highest rated garlic presses on Amazon, the Trudeau Garlic Press minces nicely without crushing the garlic. It is chrome plated and dishwasher safe and has a self-cleaning mechanism. It has a nice weight and pleasant feel in the hand that makes garlic pressing even more enjoyable.
Reviewers say: “great press,” “excellent product,” “good job mincing,” and “great buy.”
Rinaldo’s Organic Garlic Gold Nuggets are roasted garlic nuggets that are great sprinkled on just about everything, from salads to pasta. They are a unique alternative to minced garlic, garlic salt
Reviewers say: “just the right kick,” “love this product,” “light & crunchy,” “delicious fun food,” and “amazingly delicious.”
The Norpro 5-Inch Ceramic Garlic Keeper holds several heads of large garlic, keeping them fresh for weeks. The ventilation holes provide for ideal aeration for garlic and other herbs. It has a kiln-fired, ceramic build and any garlic lover is sure to love its stylish, old world design.
Reviewers say: “attractive,” “super,” “effective” and “looks great on my counter.”
Gadgets are great, but a true garlic lover will also love reading about it and Garlic, Garlic, Garlic: More than 200 Exceptional Recipes for the World’s Most Indispensable Ingredient is a great addition to any garlic lover’s library. It features recipes, illustrations, history, trivia about garlic in pop culture, and much more.
Reviewers say: “love this book,” “highly recommend,” “the end-all in garlic,” “good price,” and “simply outstanding.”
Another essential book on garlic, The Complete Book of Garlic: A Guide for Gardeners, Growers, and Serious Cooks, covers everything garlic, from cooking with it to growing it.
Reviewers say: “beautiful book,” “well researched,” “very informative,” “pictures are great,” “most thorough book on garlic,” and “best garlic book ever.”
Garlic in your food is awesome, but garlic on your hands is not so great. That’s where the Amco Rub Away Bar comes in. You rub it on your hands after cooking with garlic and it will get the smell off your hands. It also works with onions and fish.
Reviewers say: “a handful of magic,” “really works,” “simply awesome,” “better than soap,” and “a must in every kitchen.”