Dinner Fork as Garlic Press

A clever way to repurpose an everyday item.

Dinner fork as garlic pressAntonis Achilleos

To "puree" garlic hold the tines flat against a work surface, and vigorously rub a peeled clove across them. The result: A fine paste perfect for marinades, sauces, and vinaigrettes (and an end to hand washing the garlic press).

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This puree is also delicious spread on crunchy whole-grain toast. Top with the goat cheese and cilantro.