If you're Italian, you cook with plenty of garlic. If you're not Italian... you still probably cook with plenty of garlic. It's the easiest step in the cooking process: throw garlic in a skillet or in a deep slow cooker. By learning how to mince fresh garlic, you can extract all those pungent flavors without scooping from a glass jar. It will be ready in minutes for your stir-fry or homemade pasta sauce.