Fossil Garlic Grater

Add fresh flavor to your favorite recipes with this French-style garlic grater.
created by

Tony Holman

$15.00

Tony Holman created by

Tony Holman

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In Perfect Taste

There's nothing like a clove or two of garlic to make your home cuisine burst with flavor. And there's nothing like this stoneware garlic grater to unlock that flavor to its fullest. Created by master potter Tony Holman, the French-style grater is hand thrown on a wheel in his studio, and finished with an earthy, stippled glaze. The spiral of ridges, resembling a fossilized fern or ancient seashell emerging from the clay, are not sharp to the touch, but rub a garlic clove back and forth across them for a few seconds, and you have fresh shredded garlic that's ready to add to your pasta sauce or casserole. Handmade in Plano, Texas.

Due to the handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

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Made in Texas

Tony Holman

created by

Tony Holman

location

Texas

Tony Holman at the potter's wheel.

created by

Tony Holman

location

Texas

Master Potter Tony Holman began honing his pottery skills in 1978 at Indiana University and fine tuned them in 1980 at Bloomington Pottery. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Indiana University in 1982 and a Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of North Texas in 1986.

The shapes of Tony's vessels are both functional and decorative. Close attention is paid to the finishing touches of this pottery. Because Holman Pottery is hand crafted, no two are exactly alike—lending beautiful variations of color, texture, and shape to each piece.

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
stoneware
Measurements
1" H x 4.75" diameter
Care
Microwave, dishwasher, and oven safe.
Item ID
26741

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within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
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within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
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within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.


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UncommonGoodsFossil Garlic Grater
 
4.8

(based on 12 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Gifts (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual cook (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (6), No (5)

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5.0

Wonderful food prep addition

By 

from Sedona, Az

About Me Avid Cook

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Compact
  • Convenient
  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Easy To Use
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about UncommonGoods Fossil Garlic Grater:

      Perfect for garlic or ginger preparation. Easier than other devices (and no I don't own a truffle shaver to prep garlic). Due to it's ceramic design a breeze to clean without leaving residual orders. Bought a second for a friend who is a wiz at Italian cuisine, she loves it too !

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      I would buy this again

      By 

      from Indiana

      About Me Casual Cook

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Entertaining
        • Gifts

        Comments about UncommonGoods Fossil Garlic Grater:

        This product is beautiful and functional

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        I would absolutely buy this again.

        By 

        from New Jersey

        About Me Casual Cook

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Easy To Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Entertaining
          • Gifts
          • Simple Meals
          • Small Kitchens

          Comments about UncommonGoods Fossil Garlic Grater:

          Purchased two, one for home because we love herbed oil with bread, one for the office grab bag. My co-worker loved it, gave it with a bottle of olive oil a head of garlic and a loaf of bread.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes
           
          4.0

          Wonderful!

          By 

          from Colma, CA

          About Me Casual Cook

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Gifts
            • Small Kitchens

            Comments about UncommonGoods Fossil Garlic Grater:

            I bought two. One for a wedding gift, another for a Christmas gift for friends who are avid cooks.
            They are beautiful and appear that they will be very helpful.

             
            5.0

            Love the size and color.

            By 

            from Eastern Shore of Maryland

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about UncommonGoods Fossil Garlic Grater:

            Glad I ordered two of them, one for me and one as a gift.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Lovely and unique

            By 

            from MN

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about UncommonGoods Fossil Garlic Grater:

            This is so beautiful - I love it and the size is perfect. So glad I made the purchase - I'm going to purchase more for a winning group where I work...

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (13 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Wonderful for pulverizing, not grating

            By 

            from West coast

            Pros

            • Visually Pleasing

            Cons

            • Does Not Grate

            Best Uses

            • Making Flavored Oil

            Comments about UncommonGoods Fossil Garlic Grater:

            I've had one of these for about a year, and I use it often. I like it. However, it is NOT a garlic grater, but a kind of pulverizer or masher. When you rub the clove on the toothed area, the result is a juicy mash of garlic pulp that cannot easily be removed from the raised "grating" teeth. The only way to clear out the pulp is to add oil, which can then be added to your dish. I use this to make garlic-infused oil for dipping, adding to salads, or drizzling on hummus or raita. Just so you know what you are getting!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Recipent loved the gift.

            By 

            from Rockford, IL

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about UncommonGoods Fossil Garlic Grater:

            Can't really review use, was given as a gift. The gift was well received.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes
             
            4.0

            Now we're grinding

            By 

            from Massachusetts

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Very Useful

            Cons

            • Very sharp

            Best Uses

            • Awesome Oil Dips
            • Garlic

            Comments about UncommonGoods Fossil Garlic Grater:

            Very quick and easy to gring up garlic. Very sharp. Caution!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • Yes

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Perfect for all of my organic garlic!

            By 

            from MI

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Finely Grinds In Seconds

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Grinding Garlic Ginger

              Comments about UncommonGoods Fossil Garlic Grater:

              Great grinder for garlic, ginger, etc. The sharpness of the grater inside the bowl is perfect in design. Take care of your fingers and use a rubber spatula for removing your ground goodies.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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