You Asked, We Tested: Here Are Our 5 Favorite Garlic Presses

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Have you ever been cooking with a loved one, reached for your garlic press, and noticed them subtly roll their eyes? Or seen the snark-filled comment section of a cooking video—branding presses as unitaskers, wasters of drawer space, ruiners of garlic?