In the process of making a large batch of garlicky pesto over the weekend, after chopping clove after clove, my hands reeked of the stuff. I'd seen those stainless steel bars in stores before-the ones you're supposed to rub in your hands to remove odors-but given I didn't have one I settled for soap and water, and the next morning I could still smell garlic on my fingers.
Just now, I happened to come across the following alternative remedy on thekitchn.com, which, assuming you have one, involves rubbing your hands on your stainless steel kitchen sink (or faucet, if your faucet is made of stainless). Readers also chimed in that a stainless steel spoon could work instead, and some said that kneading garlicky hands with kosher salt or sugar does the trick.
I have yet to try any of the aforementioned solutions, but I'm now curious: how do you guys get the garlic smell off your fingers when cooking?