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how to store peeled garlic cloves


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how to store peeled garlic cloves

addicted2cake | Mar 27, 2009 03:21 PM

This might sound a little silly, but I'm having a hard time figuring out how to store peeled garlic cloves so that they don't smell up the fridge. I buy them in a container from WF, put the container into 2 freezer bags, wrap that with a plastic bag, and still, the fridge stinks. I know it's the garlic because every time I take it out, the fridge smells normal. Today, I put the cloves into a mason jar, fridge still smelled. Put the mason jar into a freezer bag, same problem.

I've just started using peeled garlic cloves and I love the taste in soups, sauces, and anything else that calls for garlic. I used to use garlic powder or crushed garlic (had the same problem with crushed, but putting the jar into a freezer bag did the trick) but I'm loving these cloves and would like to keep buying them - if I can come up with a way to store them in the fridge sans odor.

Any ideas are most welcomed. Thanks for your help!

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