Any recipe that calls for eight heads of garlic plus 10 cloves leaps right to the front of the line for garlic lovers. Remember, a head of garlic is the whole clump of cloves. True, this recipe tells you to roast eight heads and uses only one head (plus those other 10 cloves). But that's garlic dedication for you. The other seven heads are for safekeeping, for your next meal's roasted garlic needs. And oh, there will be needs, you garlic lover, you.
Something magical seems to happen when this dish cooks for a long time—the meat becomes fragrant and the garlic becomes caramelized and sweet. The “gravy” that results is so delicious that you’ll need some bread handy to sop it up.... Read More